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Recent years have seen an increase in attention and awareness of the powerful role of youth as agents for peacebuilding. Many young men and women are creating youth-led movements, networks and organisations to build peace and transform conflicts and at times they are the primary actors in grassroots community development work....

The issue of sexual violence in the conflict in the East of Ukraine is subject of much speculation. While the parameters for sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the areas affected by the conflict in the Donbass region are all there, documented cases are scarce. ...

It wasn’t too long ago that different authors and reports showed data suggesting that a significant decline of violence was taking place across the world: the number of wars was decreasing and, at the same time, investments in conflict prevention and peacebuilding were growing....