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Polling in the South Sudan independence referendum

What does our work actually look like? Read case studies and project profiles highlighting our work in action.

Girls are saying “stop” to street harassment

In Osh, Kyrgyzstan, a project with youth is tackling street harassment of women and girls and building trust between communities and local authorities, writes Zamira Isakova.

16 March 2016

Reinforcing community and local security structures in Suzak, Kyrgyzstan

In Suzak, Kyrgyzstan a Local Crime Prevention Centre is building links between communities and authorities writes Arzuu Sheranova.

26 February 2016

Rising to immense challenges in Taiz, Yemen

In the midst of conflict in Yemen, members of a Saferworld-supported community action group in Muthafar have been coordinating and taking action to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis.

25 February 2016

النهوض لدحر تحديات هائلة في تعز، اليمن

من حي المظفر الواقع في قلب مدينة تعز، تتعاون مجموعة من الأفراد –مجموعة عمل مجتمعي تدعمها منظمة سيفرورلد– للاستجابة إلى الأزمة الإنسانية المتفاقمة في خضم الصراع الدائر في اليمن. إذ استلمت مجموعة من الأفراد زمام المبادرة من أجل التعامل مع المخاوف الأمنية التي استجدت في مجتمعاتهم جراء صراع طال أمده.

24 February 2016

Religious leaders: inspiring communities for greater peace in Bangladesh

A case study from Bangladesh highlights the success of including religious leaders within community security programming.

15 January 2016

Community voices: South Sudan

These case studies help to give voice to community members who are affected by differing forms of insecurity in South Sudan.

2 October 2015

Creating safer communities through small grants in Bangladesh

Small grants disbursed to communities as part of a community security project in south-western Bangladesh are enabling communities to work together to improve their safety, and building relationships with local authorities through the process.

22 September 2015

Partnerships for peace: success in Marsabit County

Peace mediators, chosen by pastoralist communities in areas prone to outbreaks of violence in Moyale sub-county, Marsabit, have spearheaded peace and reconciliation dialogues as part of a DFID-funded Drivers of Accountability Project.

2 September 2015

Ensuring citizens are at the centre of Kenya’s devolution process

Community action groups in Muhoroni have inspired their communities to actively engage in the devolution process and hold the county administration to account about the spending of public money and proper service delivery.

2 September 2015

Building better relationships and improving infrastructure

A small grant project in Shangla district in Malakand, Pakistan was able to resolve a conflict affecting three villages by building better relationships between these communities and by improving an existing infrastructure project that had itself become a key conflict driver.

18 May 2015

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