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  • The Master of Arts Degree in International Peace Studies provides an interdisciplinary and critical analysis of the causes and consequences of a wide range of contemporary conflicts and violence that impact on global, international and human security. Topics to be explored include militarization, armed conflicts, violent extremism, economic, social and gender injustices,…
  • A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem. Commercials portraying "harmful gender stereotypes" will be banned from Friday in the UK. The nation's advertising watchdog introduced the ban because it found…
  • Journal of Peace Research is an interdisciplinary and international peer-reviewed bimonthly journal of scholarly work in peace research. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)."Journal of Peace Research (JPR)is at the forefront of serious academic research in conflict studies. One cannot claim to be a serious researcher…
  • Martin Bell, UNICEF UK Ambassador and former BBC war correspondent, presents the latest UNICEF Debate and asks the tough questions: What drives youth involvement in conflict and civil unrest? What motivates them to join peace-building processes in post-conflict societies? Is the rapid growth of youth populations in many regions of…
  • Today, more than 1.5 billion people live in countries affected by fragility and conflict — a majority of which is under the age of 30. These numbers alone justify the inclusion and consideration of youths in policymaking and planning. But in practice, the meaningful participation of young people in peace…
  • The country's Supreme Court voted Thursday to make discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender unconstitutional. A majority of judges on Brazil’s Supreme Court voted Thursday to make homophobia and transphobia a crime, marking a major victory for the country’s LGBT population as they face an increasingly threatening environment, with…
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