ipsThe Inter Press Service News Agency recently featured the new Global Alliance of Women Countering Extremism and Promoting Peace, Rights, and Pluralism.

“Responding to the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s call for unity, a coalition of over 25 women’s groups and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has formed a new alliance to counter violent extremism (CVE) and promote peace, rights and pluralism.”

“The alliance members are working at the frontlines of this struggle. Some are working directly with militias – others are doing broader community based prevention. They have expertise and a lot to share about what works and what does not – and how to adapt and scale good practices. They have important perspectives on the root causes as well as the solutions needed from the international community.”

Read the full article on the Inter Press Service News Agency’s website.

Learn more about the Alliance here!

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