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Facebook Live Provides a Local Imam an Opportunity to Listen

Since 2015, Equal Access has been working with over 15 community radio stations in five territories affected by Boko Haram as part of the Cameroon Peace Promotion project. Successfully promoting programs emphasizing peace and coexistence in a sensitive environment has only been possible because our teams are made up of local staff who have built…

Equal Access Launches CVE Working Group to Advance the Field

Launched in March 2017 by Equal Access in Washington, D.C. the “Empowering CVE Working Group” is a quarterly convening of CVE practitioners, scholars, and policymakers. The working group is designed as an introspective and skill-building forum to strengthen transformative leadership, cross-sectoral pollination, empowerment in practice, and new thinking and research to advance the CVE field….

16 Days of Activism: End Violence Against Women and Girls

Around the world women are rising up, patriarchal systems are breaking down, and we’re partnering with women and girls in remote communities by supporting them in challenging barriers to equality. “I am fighting violence against women and children because I too have been a victim of it. When I realized that I was not the…

Radio Dramas for Peace in the Sahel

“Rural people don’t have access to many chances in life [and so] these programs allow us to share their problems, successes and needs.”   Writer and producer Haoua Ahmat Nene from Chad specializes in creating dramatic characters and plot lines that instigate attitudinal and behavior change. She works on Equal Access’ radio dramas that are…