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  • Shirin Taber
    May 14, 2020

    Channeling Women's Voices Through Digital Multimedia

    If you gather people for an event and you show them a short film—you are able to more quickly convince them of your cause, rather than just relying on a speech or a lecture. Short films are a very effective tool to inform people about important topics. Of course, they can also go viral.more
  • Crossing Faiths
    May 1, 2020

    Crossing Faiths and Building Bridges

    One of the innovations of the podcast is that it doesn't have to be just two people talking. We want to make sure that we have a space that is participatory, not just from a listening perspective, garnering support from different communities—but making sure that they see it as space for anyone to come and talk about the issues of the day, and utilize that format in that space.more
  • April 17, 2020

    Building Resiliency Around the World

    VantagePoints shares the impactful work of thought leaders around the world who are making a social impact. We understand that many of us have started to feel frustrated, bored, and restless during these times. That’s why we have picked out three of our articles that continue to inspire us and leave us hopeful for a kinder, more positive global society.more
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    December 21, 2019

    Impact:Peace is Reducing Violence Through High Impact Peacebuilding

    People think about lethality and they think about conflict zones. They don't think about countries and places with very high levels of violence that exist outside of conflict. For example, many people don't realize that Brazil and Mexico constitute two of the most lethal countries in the world.  If we're going to be talking about evidence-based solutions to address violence, we have to start with knowing—where is the violence, and what's the kind of violence that we're talking about?more
  • September 28, 2019

    Beyond Mobility: Wheelchairs Enable Engagement and Quality of Life in Developing Regions

    When I started coming to Belize and Guatemala 1980, I saw people with disabilities that were crawling around on the ground or stuck in bed. That kind of tore my heart out. Just prior to returning to the States from Guatemala in the summer of 1988, I saw a woman, for the second time, crawling across the Pan-American Highway. more
  • June 17, 2019

    Empowering Women Military Leaders Through Learning and Collaboration

    Halifax International Security Forum is an organization that is dedicated to strengthening strategic cooperation among democracies and is recognized as the leading gathering of democratic leaders committed to global security and prosperi...more
  • June 5, 2019

    Understanding the Business and Human Rights Agenda: A Conversation with Marti Flacks

    The ever-growing global reach and impact of business enterprises has given rise to a robust debate about such actors' roles and responsibilities with regards to human rights. This debate continues today but has produced a significant ...more
  • March 27, 2019

    Rethinking Gender and Violent Extremism

    Within the field of countering violent extremism, research and interventions that do consider the role of gender in recruitment have mainly focused on women in violent extremism. However, men and boys are disproportionately recruited by ...more

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