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  • Position available: Communications Specialist

    Position available: Communications Specialist, Friends Peace Teams Part time position (15 hours per week) — Work at home via electronic communication: • Enhance & maintain website(s)/ Collect and edit content from Peace Teams worldwide/ • Post on social media/ create electronic links/ Update brochures/ Work on special projects   Kindly

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  • Volunteering at Peace Place – Felicitas Zschoche from Germany

    Introduction My name is Felicitas Zschoche and I am 25 years old. I recently graduated with a degree in psychology. My spirit animal is a dove, the sign of peace. Coming from a very unconventional family background, I have very creative parents, which shaped me to be open-minded all my

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  • Preventing Violence in Schools

     If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children. Mahatma Gandhi. Introduction: A major problem in this part of Africa is violence in schools. One aspect of this is caning/paddling of primary and secondary students by teachers. While this is outlawed in

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  • Partners in Peace: PLA and Co-Madres

    Check out PLA’s new article about the work being done in El Salvador with Co-Madres! Lea nuestro nuevo artículo (en ingles) sobre el trabajo que se realiza en El Salvador con Co-Madres! Partners in Peace: PLA and Co-Madres

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  • Why the Violence in Eastern Africa

      Dave Zarembka, Coordinator of the African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams, reports: A UN peacekeeping tank in Goma, Congo. I have always wondered what this tank would do against a group of 100 men carrying machetes attacking a village in the countryside. Surely this is awesome, but

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