May 2012
Saferworld
Saferworld

This month we focus on a new video on the important role of female police officers in Nepal; we discuss worrying findings about the prospects for young people growing up in conflict-affected states; and we share our concerns about increasing tensions in the Western Balkans.

 

New video highlights the importance of female police officers in Nepal

Inspired by real life events, Saferworld has produced a short film exploring the challenges women face accessing security services in Nepal. It shows the important role women can play in providing security, particularly in the police force. 

READ MORE

Bridging the generation gap

Marginalisation and exclusion of young people in conflict-affected states risks creating a new generation of adults who are alienated from civic engagement and lack opportunities to participate. 

READ MORE

Views from the North Caucasus

Social, economic and political conditions in the North Caucasus do little to defend society against the influence of ideological extremism. Young people in particular feel excluded from both economic and political life in the region.

READ MORE

Marginalised youth pose threat to peace and security in Central Asia

Ethnic intolerance and a desire to exclude minorities are widespread attitudes among young people in Central Asia.  Youth support for democracy in the region is not a given either, and alternative paths – including extremist movements, criminality or emigration – are becoming increasingly attractive for many.

READ MORE

Tracker survey reveals rising tensions in the Western Balkans

New survey data shows that more people in Kosovo believe violent conflict is likely or very likely than did so a year earlier. Astrit Istrefi highlights key findings and recommendations for governments and policy makers in Kosovo, Serbia and the European Union.

READ MORE

© Saferworld  28 Charles Square, London N1 6HT, UK  •  Registered Charity No. 1043843
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7324 4646  •  Fax: +44 (0) 20 7324 4647  •  Email: communications@saferworld.org.uk
Unsubscribe