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Our children talking about Palestine

Syria is the crisis of our generation the use of violence has lead to over 9,000,000 internally displaced and over 140,000 life lost.

Yesterday, in my club, a child friendly club, there were Palestinian children whom families seek refugee in our country years ago .. 151 more words

Aflatoun Children Empoweremnt

Media as a Practice of Liberation

All of these blogs within this series are written from my personal worldview that has been sculpted from my studies in peacebuilding over the last several years. 823 more words

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When Sectarianism is understood they stood united against it!

During the activity of “the problem map”, a conflict assessment tools for teenagers, where each group picks a topic to discuss in an interactive manor. 82 more words

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"How I dropped my weapon." Hamada a 14 year old boy

A group of teenagers that mobaderoon activists work with, formed from 11th grade students living in Jaramana, rural Damascus area, where most young teenagers willingly volunteer in the army security forces and take missions in which they carry weapons and stand on the barriers that spread across the village. 234 more words

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"They all cheered for peace", Sports and Peacebuilding

In Lattakieh, Syria. One of the facilitators, Majed is a national basketball player. Believing in the power of  sports to create a joint understanding, a team spirit and build trust between individuals from various backgrounds, Majed gathered a group of young basketball trainers and trained teams of children between the ages of 8-14, these teams carried the names of positive values and were trained with life skills and hours of discussions and meetings along to the basketball metaphors in training. 69 more words

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"Hear the children".. In a time where everyone claims to represent the children and youth and speak for them, let us speak for ourselves

In a time where violence is spreading and standing against recruitment by opting not to fight, can cause you your life, teenagers all over Syria put aside their differences and political views after three years of war and decided they had “Enough with violence”. 480 more words

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