The present peril of Afghan scholars and students threatens their lives and security and possibilities for a more positive future for Afghanistan. This initiative seeks to confront those threats by making it possible for more of them to accept invitations to American universities. Please consider adding your name to the letter below.
A new issue of Peace Science Digest (Vol. 3, Issue 2) is now available. The current issue presents research highlighting the everyday violence and coping mechanisms of Afghan civilians amidst nearly 40 years of war. [continue reading…]
What works to prevent violence against children in Afghanistan? Findings of a school-based peace education intervention in Afghanistan
This paper presents the results of an evaluation of school-based peace education and a community-based intervention to change harmful social norms and practices related to gender and the use of violence in conflict resolution, implemented in Afghanistan with the aim of reducing violence against and between children. [continue reading…]
Kuchi people are some of the poorest and least represented people in Afghanistan. School isn’t traditionally a part of the nomadic life, so many adults in the tribes are illiterate. However, parents can see the benefits of education and want more than anything for their children to read and write. [continue reading…]