World Refugee Day: A Story of “Before” and “After”

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace Today, on World Refugee Day, we commemorate the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees, whose lives have been for too long defined by a “before” and an “after.” Before the conflict. Before the war. Before the moment they fled their homes. After they left their family and friends. After they attempted to resettled. After … Continue reading World Refugee Day: A Story of “Before” and “After”

Participants Post-Programme: David’s Story

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace *Please note that, at the request of SOS Children Village in Tbilisi, the name of the participant in this piece has been changed. We have also been asked to avoid using images that reveal the faces and identities of the subjects of the story. They had agreed to meet at Freedom Square, one of the most … Continue reading Participants Post-Programme: David’s Story

Dialogue overcomes Difference in Nigeria

By Generations For Peace, Nigeria It would be difficult to find a Nigerian who has not experienced in some way the bitterness of the bloodshed resulting from the violent conflict between Fulani herdsmen and Kaduna natives. The crisis has been far-reaching and resulted in devastating loss of life in Kaduna and across Nigeria – in fact, the attacks between ethnic groups have outnumbered those carried … Continue reading Dialogue overcomes Difference in Nigeria

Tired of War – Laeticia’s Story

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace “I am tired of war. I am really tired of war.” Today, on International Day of Living Together in Peace, we take a look at South Sudan, where violent inter-tribal and -ethnic conflict has left 2.5 million South Sudanese citizens as refugees, more than 1.8 million internally displaced, and well over 50,000 dead. Yet despite this, hope … Continue reading Tired of War – Laeticia’s Story

Rebuilding Trust in Nigeria

By Generations For Peace, Nigeria It was the murder of her uncle that led her to violence. For him, the killing of his brother. Nigeria’s Sharia Crisis in 2000, which we discussed in-depth in our last post, and the later Miss World riots of 2002, both deepened the divide between Nigerian Christians and Muslims, particularly those residing in the greater Kaduna area, where the two … Continue reading Rebuilding Trust in Nigeria