Voices

Brevity is the soul of wit.

Voices features short but thoroughly researched articles and op-eds revolving around complex peacebuilding, development and human rights related issues.

Karamoja: Lost in Transition
The slopes winding up to one of the peaks of Mount Moroto (located in the sub-region of Karamoja in Uganda)
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PoL ArT: “N.G.O. Nothing Going On.”
A Ugandan-Congolese Movie.
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PoL ArT: “Eva’s Mission.” A documentary by Martha Van der Bly
  Eva Schloss (87), one of the world’s last Auschwitz survivors and stepdaughter of Otto Frank (Anne Frank’s father), tirelessly fights
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PoL ArT: Distortions by Andrew Delatolla
This month, Pol Art proudly starts off with an image that was part of a 2010 temporary series of installations
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Uganda: Digging for Social Justice in Karamoja
Co-authored with Tenywa Aloysius Malagala. How the poor provision of education for the Karamojong affects the community’s ability to advocate
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Building Inner Peace: Yoga’s transformative effect on peacebuilding efforts in war-torn societies
How yoga has proved effective in helping conflict-shattered societies to overcome individual trauma.
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Modern Slavery: Why dehumanizing the ‘Other’ concerns all of us
While awareness campaigns on modern-day slavery are no longer scarce, our ability not to indirectly support modern slavery through our
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When torture becomes a cultural habit: calling for an end to Female Genital Mutilation
On the challenges to eradicate FGM as a broadly accepted practice in many African societies.
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Freetown’s “Ajekuleh”: Where the Good, the Bad and the Ugly revive memories of a tragic past
Just sit and watch.
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Far from being victims, women’s networks have led the way in campaigning for peace and justice
While rhetoric on enhancing women’s rights and participation in fragile states is pervasive, de-facto implementation remains slow.
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