Peace Direct partner, Gulalai Ismail, came to London to speak to teens about her work in peacebuilding and gender empowerment in Pakistan. Ismail set up her first program, Aware Girls, at just 16. She now recruits young people to the Seeds of Peace network as well, pursuading people to reject extremism and promote tolerance. UK newspaper, The Guardian, featured Ismail’s visit and her inspiring work in their Poverty Matters Blog. Read the story.
This Christmas, we're aiming to raise enough funds to train 140 people to resist violence and build peace in their communities. But we need your help to do so. Read more »
On Wednesday 14th November the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission held a hearing on atrocity prevention. Our US Senior Representative addressed Members of the United States Congress. Read more »
Drawing upon our experiences with other deeply divided societies, Peace Direct's Bridget Moix proposes three peacebuilding lessons as America heads to the polls. Read more »