Peace & Justice

EBINEHITA IYERE: “ONE INSTANCE OF VIOLENCE IN A COMMUNITY IS ONE TOO MANY”

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After speaking on a panel at The Conduit about violence affecting young people, we talk to youth practitioner and founder of Milk and Honey, Ebinehita Iyere, about the root causes of rising violence, why we need to speak to young people about grief and the pressure facing young women and girls.

YEMEN: FINDING SOLUTIONS TO A COUNTRY IN CRISIS

The Conduit held an event to explain the scale of the crisis, to explore how the issues in Yemen can be addressed and to suggest what actions our community can take.

MARCHING TOWARDS CHANGE: HOW TO BUILD A MOVEMENT

These were the questions on the table at our recent panel discussion, ‘Marching Towards Change’, where we engaged some ofthe world’s foremost experts on social activism, civil unrest and creating people-powered campaigns to examine what it takes to build a movement.

INSIDE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA’S PLOT TO BREAK THE WORLD

Christopher Wylie is a fan of metaphors. Within an hour’s conversation he cycles through blind dates, building fires and town squares, all in an attempt to encapsulate the complexity of our current relationship with social media – in particular, Facebook.

BISI ALIMI: “I CELEBRATE THE MOMENT I CAME OUT EVERY DAY”

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LGBT activist and Conduit member Bisi Alimi gained international attention when he became the first Nigerian to come out on national television, despite the risk to his career, his personal relationships and even his life.

AFUA HIRSCH ON IDENTITY, RACE & HARRY AND MEGHAN

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Paul van Zyl, The Conduit’s co-founder, started the conversation with Afua by laying out what he sees as the three core challenges of the next decade: climate change, inequality and identity.

10 TIPS FOR BECOMING AN ACTIVIST IN 2020

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As issues around climate change, migration, inequality and discrimination dominate our day to day, it’s easy to get despondent. However, there’s always something we can do to tackle global problems – and what better time to start than at the beginning of a new decade?

FROM SYRIA TO SANCTUARY: THE WORLD THROUGH REFUGEE EYES

“When I first held the camera gifted to me, and decided to start photography, my goal was to break the walls of misunderstanding between refugees and the world. These walls, built on misrepresentations in the media, ended up creating fear and hate, and “us” versus “them”."

Why citizens should vote – even from abroad

As momentum builds towards the United States Presidential Election in November, Conduit member Laura Mosedale shares why every vote really does count.

Performative allyship is deadly

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Coach, consultant and Conduit member Holiday Phillips explains why we can’t allow performative allyship to take centre stage in the quest for equality and shares some ways in which we can all start advocating with our actions.