There has been a rise in violence in Kashmir, amid claims of a growing acceptance of these killings in the pubic psyche. This article seeks to shed light on the roots of the violence, one of which stems from a spike in recruitment of young people into militant groups. The author describes young people in Kashmir as a tinder box, with the potential both for violence, and for sparking movements to peace. Their actions carry the possibility of violence, but also the means to turn against it. Lire plus »
As the peacebuilding sector continues its powerful upswing, gaining visibility and chutzpah internationally, the techniques and tools used by peacebuilders to craft and build it have continued to grow more and more diverse. As a case in point, the increased use of art to establish and strengthen conflict prevention mechanisms have seen increased success. Lire plus »
For the past two years, drama workshops have been carried out in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for former child soldiers, who then go on to perform shows in their communities. The aim of the workshops is to facilitate their reintegration into society, notably by changing the way people look at them. Lire plus »
Background on the conflict and peacebuilding efforts in 20 regions around the world.
Peace Insight features information on peacebuilding and peacebuilding organisations around the world. Click below for introductions, resource guides and profiles of peacebuilding organisations working in a selection of different thematic areas.