Rise to Peace blog

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) – Does joining terrorist groups challenge gender roles within society?

Photographer: Nicolas Bedoya Source: Bloomberg The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (Spanish: Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) is a violent…

4 months ago

Hopes For Cease-fire After The Doha Intra-Afghan Dialogue

Originally published in the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty An unprecedented meeting between the Taliban, Afghan officials, and delegates from various…

4 months ago

Taliban attack threatens Afghan peace talks

On July 1st, 2019, the Taliban committed multiple attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan which killed at least forty people and injured…

4 months ago

Women of the Irish Republican Army: Powerful or Powerless?

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) is a paramilitary organization that has operated out of Ireland since 1917. There have been…

4 months ago

Women in the Afghan Peace Process

Under Taliban rule (1996-2001), Afghan women were banned from attending schools and working as well. In addition to violating their…

4 months ago