Conciliation Resources works in northeast Nigeria with vulnerable and marginalised women, seeking to empower them with confidence, skills and opportunities to speak out about their experiences, concerns and needs.
Peace is not just the absence of war or conflict. For indigenous women like me, peace is about kefiyo fédéw (peaceful feeling).
Shafat Ahmed works to develop the peacebuilding skills and awareness of communities across the Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Ladkh on the Indian-administered side of Kashmir.
Women Mediators across the Commonwealth (WMC) is a network which connects women with a broad range of mediation knowledge and experience. The network advocates for the increased recognition of women mediators, and their participation in peace processes regionally and internationally. It also provides opportunities for the members to learn from and support each other.
For more than two decades, the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) has been fighting for self-determination for Somalis in the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia (also known as the Ogaden region.) In 2018, with support from Conciliation Resources, the ONLF signed a peace deal with the Government of Ethiopia.
The Central African Republic (CAR) has been affected by chronic, protracted conflict and insecurity for more than 50 years. Landlocked and bordering other conflict-affected countries - Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan - the conflict in CAR is one of the most under-reported and underfunded emergencies in the world today. Human rights abuses, displacement and inter-communal violence are widespread. In August 2017, the UN warned that renewed clashes displayed early warning signs of genocide.