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Blog posts - September 2017

International Day of Peace: The role of teachers in peacebuilding in post-conflict societies

Teachers have the potential to assist peacebuilding in post-conflict societies. This is particularly relevant where structural inequalities persist and teachers, schools and students have been an integral part of violent conflict both as victims and perpetrator of violence. 

The inclusion of men and masculinities in development work is vital for gender equality, as many feminist initiatives have focused on inequalities against women and it's prevention without including men, who may perpetuate, witness or heighten gender inequalities.