True stories from the children’s movement for peace in Colombia including excerpts, additional stories, and features.
A novel of elephants in Kenya. Winner of a Turner Tomorrow Award and the Edward Abbey Award for Eco-Fiction
Communication is one of the keys to sustaining social development. An introduction to strategic communication is accompanied by examples from Kenya and Tanzania including the Child Alive campaign in Kenya which mobilized religious leaders for child survival; the Children’s Agenda, a national advocacy campaign for child rights in Tanzania, the stop violence campaign and more…
Review of programmes that are empowering some of the poorest communities in the world: schools for working children in Bangladesh; village development in Papua New Guinea; combating discrimination against women in India; nomadic schools for northern Sudan; and working for peace with children in Colombia. More stories from Senegal, Nepal, Kenya, Tanzania, Iraq, and Brazil.
Much of the work on this site was originally produced for UNICEF although the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of UNICEF
Paul, 8 years, Eldoret “ My father came running into the house and screamed that ‘they’ were coming to kill us. I did not know who ‘they’ were and when I asked my father he said that it was because of our tribe. My father led the way as my siblings and I ran after him towards St. Paul’s church…
On My Mind
A huge opportunity, slipping away!
In Tanzania, the Demographic and Health Survey 2010 showed a staggering decline in adolescent pregnancy across several regions. No one knows why…We are fast missing the opportunity to discover the cause of success, and to reinforce and replicate it! Read all about it…
Photo: George McBean
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