Month: June 2019

Lessons Learned from Education Programmes’ Contribution to Peace and Stability

Gaps exist in the literature on evidence showing how to develop education to address the needs of refugees and populations in conflict areas. Much of the literature emphasizes the need for context-specific conflict analysis with a focus on education for understanding how and under what circumstances education can address conflict and instability.

A feminist critique of the atomic bomb

A feminist analysis can help us understand how nuclear weapons are a patriarchal tool, and how it benefits the patriarchy to advocate for their continued existence in the arsenals of a select few governments.

The Role of Educational Curricula in Peacebuilding in Lebanon

Since its independence, Lebanon has been living in a state of instability that has fluctuated between dormant violence, open conflict and declared war, and the consequences of migration, displacement and the threat of collapse. A critical reality and a race into the unknown prompt reflection on peacebuilding through education.

Education is the key to eradicate violence against women in Yucatán (Mexico)

“Through proper training and strengthening of tools for people working to eradicate violence against women, the Government of Yucatán complies with the tenets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, said the head of the General Secretariat of Government (SGG), María Fritz Sierra at the closing of the workshop “Education for peace, transformation of conflicts, breaking the cycles of violence.”

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