The Shadow of Gender-Based Violence

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace For Charles, violence left a mark on those things which most kids take for granted: The toys he played with were bullets left over from whatever attack had been most recently carried out during the Karamojong cattle raids or by the Uganda People’s Army (UPA). The community he called ‘home’ was a conflict zone in the … Continue reading The Shadow of Gender-Based Violence

Bringing Hope Home – Jalel’s Story

By Mouad Ahdi, GFP Communications Intern Jalel once wanted nothing more than to leave his country. Like many of his friends and other youth across Tunisia, he was faced with a wide array of challenges, which made his future appear very difficult. Many of the youth he knew were willing to give anything to leave the country: some were ready to go to extreme lengths … Continue reading Bringing Hope Home – Jalel’s Story

And Step by Step…We are Making Progress

By Chris Todd, English Copywriter at Generations For Peace “All are human beings. All are Sri Lankan. We should not separate between Singhalese, Tamil…that is my personal idea.” K.S. Lankathilaka spent his entire adult life – from the time he was 22 until he had reached almost 50 years of age – residing in a country engulfed in an ethnically- and religiously-charged civil war. For … Continue reading And Step by Step…We are Making Progress

It’s a Woman’s World

By Sanja Angelovska, Lead Pioneer at Generations For Peace – Republic of Macedonia “Each time a woman stands for herself, without knowing it, possibly without claiming it, she stands up for all women.” – Maya Angelou I Stand For Myself. Women in peace building do the work that is hardly seen at the surface. In my eight-year career as a peace builder, I’ve met so … Continue reading It’s a Woman’s World

Partnering with UNICEF in Jordan

Communications Department, Generations For Peace If you have been keeping a keen eye on our social media channels, you will know that Generations For Peace (GFP) recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. A special booklet is now available online and highlights our journey, from passion to impact – do check it out. It was a unique occasion to reflect on all the organisation has achieved to date and that … Continue reading Partnering with UNICEF in Jordan