More Women in Tech Means a More Peaceful World

Pakistan ranks 148 out of 149 countries on the gender inequality index (WEF). It will take another 500 years for Pakistan to reach gender equality in this scenario (UNWomen). Women empowerment is essential to gain generational equality. Technology has emerged as a...

Quratulain Fatima, Co-Founder Women4PeaceTech

Blog

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 07/13/2020

Discussion Paper: Gender & the Covid-19 Crisis in Conflict-Affected Context

As COVID-19 spreads to conflict-affected areas, the pandemic creates new challenges for already strained health systems and social relations. Poverty, conflict, social norms and gender discrimination make women and girls more vulnerable to contracting COVID-19 and less likely to access critical services...

Search for Common Ground

Analysis

Created 06/30/2020

Policy Brief: Covid-19 & Conflict Sensitivity

COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruption globally. Countries around the world are struggling to contain the pandemic and deal with a high number of hospitalisations and deaths. As the virus spreads to more fragile and conflict affected contexts, the outcome may be devastating....

World Vision & Search for Common Ground

Analysis

Created 06/30/2020

Building a better post-Covid-19 world with the private sector

From Pact:  Covid-19 has created one of the most widespread humanitarian and economic crises in recent history. Despite years of pandemic warnings issued, most governments, civil society, research institutions and businesses were caught unaware. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus...

Binod Chapagain & Christy Owen, Pact

Analysis, Blog

Created 06/30/2020

Guidance: Reporting on vulnerable populations LGBTQ+ people (2020)

From Internews:  We know that COVID-19 does not discriminate. However existing vulnerabilities may put some people at an increased risk of catching the virus, serious illness or to suffer the impact of the social and economic implications of the pandemic. As journalists,...

Internews

How-to, Tools and Templates

Created 06/30/2020

Nations in Transit 2020: Dropping the Democratic Facade

From Freedom House:  As the democratic consensus of the post–Cold War order has given way to great-power competition and the pursuit of self-interest, these politicians have stopped hiding behind a facade of nominal compliance. They are openly attacking democratic institutions and attempting...

Zselyke Csaky, Freedom House

Analysis, Monitoring

Created 06/30/2020

 Alternative Dispute Resolution Initiatives in Somalia (2020)

In Somalia, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is one of several approaches to improve access to justice following the collapse of state institutions and the civil war in 1990-92, both addressing transitional justice and as a supplement to formal statutory justice. The concept,...

Expanding Access to Justice Program

Analysis, Evaluation Reports

Created 06/30/2020

ABA Racial Equity in the Justice System

The American Bar Association has recently launched ABA Racial Equity in the Justice System, which is full of ABA-related information and resources on a wealth of issues addressing bias, racism, and prejudice in the justice system and society. The new site shares ABA...

American Bar Association

How-to, Tools and Templates

ADVANCED, BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/30/2020

How to Guides by Process Steps

The below resources have been collected by The Compass. Click here to engage with all of their resources.  Inquire How to Do an Audience Analysis How to Do Audience Segmentation How to Conduct a Situation Analysis How to Conduct a Root Cause...

The Compass

How-to, Tools and Templates

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 06/11/2020

Using Lessons from the Ebola Response to Address COVID-19: Virtual Roundtable

On April 15, 2020, Search for Common Ground (Search) organized a virtual roundtable in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Charline Burton, Executive Director of Search Europe, moderated the virtual roundtable with two of Search’s experts, who shared valuable lessons learned from implementing...

Search for Common Ground

Multimedia

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 04/17/2020

The Shari’ah in Somalia: The Expanding Access to Justice Program in Somalia (March 2020)

Over the past two decades, justice sector development has undergone an enormous transformation. The community of practice has broadly accepted that most ‘top-down’ approaches to reform have been unsuccessful at improving institutional functionality or access to justice for marginalized or vulnerable populations....

Expanding Access to Justice Program (USAID, PACT & ABA Rule of Law Initiative)

Analysis, Evaluation Reports

ADVANCED, INTERMEDIATE

Created 03/30/2020

Freedom in the World 2020: A Leaderless Struggle for Democracy

Democracy and pluralism are under assault. Dictators are toiling to stamp out the last vestiges of domestic dissent and spread their harmful influence to new corners of the world. At the same time, many freely elected leaders are dramatically narrowing their concerns...

Sarah Repucci, Freedom House

Analysis, Blog, Monitoring

ADVANCED, BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Created 03/04/2020

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