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May 28, 2020

by Invisible Children

The importance of mental health support for peacebuilding

We’re working with central African peace committees to equip them with tools to address mental health needs in their communities and break cycles of violent conflict.

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May 19, 2020

by Invisible Children

Special Alert: Escalation of LRA attacks causes displacement

During a series of attacks in April and May, Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) forces abducted six people, including three children, and temporarily detained and looted 92 others. While many communities are responding with strategies to reduce risk, many have been displaced by the increase in violence.

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April 30, 2020

by Invisible Children

Invisible Children Partner Sister Angélique Namaika a finalist for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

On April 24, 2020, our dear friend and Congolese partner Sister Angélique Namaika was named as an Aurora Humanitarian and one of four finalists for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity during an online discussion hosted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative. As an Aurora Humanitarian, Sister Angélique is recognized and celebrated as a hero for […]

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March 30, 2020

by Invisible Children

Our Liberty is Bound Together | Convictions Put to the Test

The COVID-19 crisis is proving how interconnected we truly are and it is challenging us to embody our convictions unlike ever before.

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March 11, 2020

by Invisible Children

House Passes Bipartisan Resolution on Conflict in CAR

On March 3, the House overwhelmingly adopted H.Res. 387 by a margin of 378 to 7, a clear sign of support for the Central African Republic (CAR).

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March 3, 2020

by Invisible Children

Response to Surge in LRA Escapes Enabled by USAID-funded CRCA Activity

In January 2020, there was a surge of escapees from armed groups in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), eastern Central African Republic (CAR), and Sudan. Over the course of two weeks in January, 12 individuals escaped from armed groups, including nine children. Five other individuals, including two children, escaped from the Lord’s Resistance Army […]

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February 11, 2020

by Invisible Children

Local Approaches to Mediating Conflict between Farmers and Pastoralists in Eastern CAR

  “Recurring issues near Sam Ouandja often involve tensions between pastoralists traveling from South Sudan and Sudan during the dry season and destroying farmers’ fields with their cattle. This was the case in the nearby community of Yangou Wassa, where farmers requested that ex-Seleka factions and local authorities take retributive action against pastoralists in May […]

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January 16, 2020

by Invisible Children

Collaboration and Conservation Key to Ending Violence in Central Africa

Ending violence in central Africa requires a holistic approach and global collaboration.

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October 30, 2019

by Invisible Children

Women, Peace, and Security

19 years ago today, the UN Security Council (UNSC) adopted resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and National Security. This resolution, and seven subsequently related resolutions, dedicate the UN to the idea that “we cannot achieve sustainable peace without women’s full, equal and meaningful participation in all levels of decision-making”. Its measures outline several ways the […]

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October 10, 2019

by Invisible Children

World Mental Health Day: Supporting Mental Health in Isolated Communities

The number one thing Central African community leaders tell us is that they need access to more mental health resources. We’re helping make them available.

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