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  • Despite a new law which bans it, corporal punishment is rife in schools throughout Afghanistan

    Aug 16, 2017 | 11:10 am

    Despite a new law which bans it, corporal punishment is rife in schools throughout Afghanistan Mohammad Osman Hemat, Executive Director of Help the Afghan Children on the role of peace education in reducing corporal punishment in schools. Although the government of Afghanistan has passed a law banning corporal punishment in schools, many teachers, especially in[…]

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  • Aug 1, 2017 | 14:13 pm

    When Hari started to help his wife with the household chores “When I participated in the sessions of Sammanit Jeevan (meaning dignified living) I began to understand the discrimination between men and women. This training has helped me to internalize[…]

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  • Visualizing the world.Ratna Shrestha from VSO Nepal, on the power of pictures over words.

    Jul 31, 2017 | 09:31 am

    Visualizing the world.Ratna Shrestha from VSO Nepal, on the power of pictures over words. Every day (sometimes without realising it), people present ideas, views and facts about their lives. Only a limited number of interesting and logically prepared presentations are actually absorbed, or listened to seriously. In my opinion, having compelling presentation skills is[…]

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  • Demystifying Research Uptake

    Jul 19, 2017 | 14:31 pm

    Demystifying Research Uptake Written by Leane Ramsoomar. When I started my position as Research Uptake Manager of the Global What Works to Prevent Violence against Women and Girls? Programme, I was privileged to have a window into the 2016 Capacity Development and Annual[…]

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  • Juggling Zoom calls, cups of coffee, dogs and small children

    Jul 17, 2017 | 15:38 pm

    Juggling Zoom calls, cups of coffee, dogs and small children Samantha Willan and Alice Kerr-Wilson on putting together the pieces of the capacity development workshop jigsaw As the two-day What Works (WW) capacity development workshop drew to an end just over a week ago there was a real buzz and[…]

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  • Costing is boring? Think again.

    Jul 17, 2017 | 15:10 pm

    Costing is boring? Think again. Nancy’s smile was radiant. Her hand grabbed Martin’s wrist and, much as he wrangled his arm, she would not let go. She had him in her power. His eyes wide, struggling to free himself from her firm grip. Then Nancy[…]

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