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Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders – 2015 winners

Last night the winners of the Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards were announced at London’s Frontline Club, the home of international news journalism. Each will receive $10,000 in prize money to progress their life-saving peace work with local communities.

Eliminating violence against women

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It is observed on the 25th of November each year and aims to raise awareness of some of the gravest concerns facing women today – including systematic rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence. The day was created by the United Nations to highlight … Continued

Peacebuilders past and present

This International Day of Non-Violence on Friday, commemorates 146 years since the birth of India’s pre-eminent peacemaker, Mahatma Gandhi, who led his country to independence and pioneered the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. It is crucial that as we look to success stories like Gandhi, we acknowledge the obstacles peacebuilders of today regularly face in their work.