Through Zahid’s Eyes: Overcoming Trauma and Terrorism

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace It was 8:50am in Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK), the Pakistani-administered region of Kashmir, when the buildings collapsed. In a matter of moments, thousands were killed – a number that would skyrocket into the hundreds of thousands in the coming days and weeks as those needing medical attention failed to receive it. In a matter of moments, students watched … Continue reading Through Zahid’s Eyes: Overcoming Trauma and Terrorism

Full Circle: How I Chose to Take a Risk…and It Paid Off

By Rosie Awad, Generations For Peace Communications Team I knew my parents would not take the news well, which is exactly why I had avoided telling them. But as I had a signed contract in my inbox, two weeks until my start date, and a one-way flight to book, I decided it was time to break the news. “I’m moving back to Jordan,” I blurted … Continue reading Full Circle: How I Chose to Take a Risk…and It Paid Off

The Difference between Changing Attitudes and Installing Metal Detectors

By Tornike Chargeishvilli, Lead Pioneer at Generations For Peace Whenever we speak or think about children, all that comes to our mind is happiness, joy, innocence, hope, love, friendship, and many other positive feelings. After all, that is what children are associated with. But if something goes in the opposite way, it deeply concerns us all in a very strong way. I have been volunteering … Continue reading The Difference between Changing Attitudes and Installing Metal Detectors

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

The Why and How of “Aha! Moments”

By Aseel Zahran, Outreach Officer at Generations For Peace It was not as if the concept was new to me. It’s probably not new to you either. We have all heard stories of an epiphany or an eye-opening realisation that had a significant impact on someone’s perspective or their approach to how they do things. In my line of work with peace-building practitioners and researchers, … Continue reading The Why and How of “Aha! Moments”