Local peacebuilders stop violence and save lives. Here are some of their achievements in 2012, along with milestones from the rest of the Peace Direct community. Click on ‘more’ to read each story.
260...
women victims of sexual abuse and violence were helped in Pakistan
30,000...
young people in Pakistan were trained for peace
25...
peace organisations attended our Peace Exchange in Islamabad
30...
currencies were used in our work worldwide
43,500...
villagers were reached through 326 radio broadcasts in Congo
120...
village leaders were trained against violence in Zimbabwe
185...
wives of former fighters were given micro-loans in Congo
50,000...
villagers were given access to justice in DR Congo
6,581...
gifts were received from supporters to make these achievements possible
8,095...
people joined peacebuilding projects in Sri Lanka
3...
peacebuilders launched the Grow Peace Fund
72...
opinion-formers launched ‘Local First’ at the House of Commons
2...
young Londoners addressed the London Olympic gathering of the United Nations Association
467,998...
unique visitors used Insight on Conflict
1,900,000...
listeners heard John Le Carre present a BBC appeal for our work
$7...
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