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End-of-Year Reflection on Peace Education in Indonesia

In 2023, the Indonesian education sector faced numerous cases of violence, with 23 reported cases of bullying in schools from January to September, a figure believed to underrepresent the actual situation. The article calls for reflection on these issues from a peace and non-violence studies perspective, urging further action in the coming year to ensure a safe educational environment in Indonesia.

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Invitation for youth to participate in U.S. Student School Peace and Safety Survey

Researcher Cheryl Lynn Duckworth is looking for U.S. public school students (ages 14-20) who would like to share their views on the peace and security policies of their schools for a national survey that contributes to a study applying a human security lens to understanding and addressing conflicts and violence in schools.  This includes policies such as active shooter drills, the use of school resource officers (police) in schools, arming teachers, anti-bullying programs and peer mediation/counseling.  

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Dominican Republic: Reflections on the search for a culture of peace in schools

For three days the Ministry of Education held the National Forum for a Culture of Peace. With the enthusiastic presence of Minister Andrés Navarro, some 360 ​​students represented the 18 educational regions at the national level contributed proposals to address the increase in violence in Dominican schools.

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Adopt strategies that prevent violence in schools

Imagine a society in which we invested our dollars not in teaching our children how to respond to inevitable violence with fear and more violence, but in raising children who have the resources, resilience, empathy and skills to create communities in which violence is no longer the norm. This investment would translate into not only safety for our children in their schools, but also huge benefits for our culture as a whole.

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Global Guidance on Addressing School-Related Gender-Based Violence

This guidance aims to provide a comprehensive, one-stop resource on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), including clear, knowledge-based operational guidance, diverse case studies drawn from examples of promising practice and recommended tools for the education sector and its partners working to eliminate gender-based violence.

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