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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)Read more.
PoL ArT: “N.G.O. Nothing Going On.”
A Ugandan-Congolese Movie.Read more.
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 fightsRead more.
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 installationsRead more.
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 advocateRead more.
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.Read more.
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 ourRead more.
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.Read more.
Freetown’s “Ajekuleh”: Where the Good, the Bad and the Ugly revive memories of a tragic past
Just sit and watch.Read more.
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.Read more.