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February 2018

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Gender at the heart of conflict analysis

Our latest gender policy briefing ‘building inclusive peace’ – jointly published with Oxfam and WILPF – looks at Saferworld’s 2016 gender analysis of conflict toolkit in practice in Myanmar, Libya and Yemen.

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Resolving land conflicts in northern Uganda

Disputed land rights between neighbouring Otuke and Abim districts in northern Uganda have caused regular conflicts. We have been working to empower communities to successfully resolve disputes.


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The fight for gay and transgender rights in Nepal

In this article, Nepali LGBTI activist Bhakti Shah speaks about her experiences in the Nepal Army and the struggle to achieve recognition.


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Counter-terrorism: who will act on evidence in 2018?

Murray Ackman and Saferworld's Jordan Street look at the failures of mainstream counter-terror strategies and the need for reform.



In brief


Starting a conversation on domestic violence in Tajikistan

This case study looks at our work with communities in Tajikistan to make sure their concerns of gender violence and safety are heard.

'The Syrian people will decide the future of Syria’

To coincide with the Sochi Congress for National Dialogue 2018, this blog looks at the importance of including Syrians within international discussions on the future of Syria.

Paranoia and contradiction define Trump’s National Security Strategy

Following the release of US President Donald Trump's National Security Strategy, we explore in this blog the implications for US engagement abroad.




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