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December 2017

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Annual review 2016-17

Featuring case studies from Saferworld's Somalia programme and our youth work in Kyrgyzstan and Yemen, our annual review shares highlights from the past year and looks at how we have applied our unique approach of combining policy, advocacy and programming in these globally challenging times. 

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High spirits as Somaliland prepares to vote

In the run up to Somaliland's November elections, photographer Kate Stanworth was in Hargeisa for Saferworld to document the colourful build up. This photo story was featured on Al Jazeera.


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Women in the Nepal Police

Launched on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, this blog post and video on the experiences of being a woman in the Nepal police force are the first in a series of interviews on gender and security. 


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Statement on the closure of Yemen’s ports

Following the Saudi-led Coalition's decision to temporarily close all Yemen's air, sea and land ports, Saferworld appeals to the international community to call for a full end to the blockade that has worsened the world's worst humanitarian crisis.



In brief


Key targets for peace - infographic

Our latest Sustainable Development Goals infographic explains how Goal 16 and the wider 2030 Agenda must come together to achieve its potential.



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