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January 21, 2021

by Invisible Children

Local Approaches to Mediating Conflict between Farmers and Pastoralists

  “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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December 28, 2020

by Lisa Dougan

How I Will Remember 2020 | A Message from Invisible Children’s President and CEO

Invisible Children’s President and CEO, Lisa Dougan, looks back on 2020 as the year that showed us the human capacity for strength, generosity, and resilience in the face of extraordinary challenges.

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December 17, 2020

by Invisible Children

The Gift of Going Home | Domenic Returns to DRC

After ten years in captivity and another stuck in limbo, Domenic was reunited with his family in January 2020.

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December 14, 2020

by Invisible Children

The Gift of Going Home | Simon and Freddy Reunite with Family

In 2020, Invisible Children reunited Simon & Freddy with their family. This holiday, help give the gift of going home to others like them.

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December 10, 2020

by Invisible Children

The Early Warning Network | A Local Solution for Defending Human Rights

Today is Human Rights Day. Seventy-two years ago, on December 10, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, formally recognizing that every person, no matter who or where, must be afforded the same inalienable rights.  At Invisible Children, we embrace this declaration with sincerity and urgency. We work alongside our central African partners […]

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December 4, 2020

by Invisible Children

The Crisis Tracker Named A Winner of 2020 .ORG Impact Awards

Reston, VA, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Public Interest Registry (PIR), the People behind .ORG, today named The Crisis Tracker as one of the 10 winners of the 2nd annual .ORG Impact Awards.  The community-based project was honored in the Innovation category for developing a geospatial database and reporting tool to track and analyze armed group activity and conflict-related […]

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October 15, 2020

by Invisible Children

The Crisis Tracker | Preventing Violence Through Innovation

Over the last decade, Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has targeted isolated communities in the border regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan. Because most communities in this region don’t have access to communications infrastructure that would allow them to send rapid messages to one […]

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October 2, 2020

by Invisible Children

Locally Produced Films as an Innovative Tool for Peacebuilding

At Invisible Children, we believe in storytelling through film as a powerful way to challenge a society’s perspectives and catalyze collective action for positive change. That is why we are so excited about our newest mobile cinema film.

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August 19, 2020

by Invisible Children

World Humanitarian Day | #RealLifeHeroes in central Africa

Every year since 2009 the world has celebrated World Humanitarian Day on August 19. This a day to recognize humanitarian workers across the globe working to promote safety, well-being, and dignity for all people, often at great personal risk and sacrifice. According to the United Nations’ Global Humanitarian Review 2020, over 167.6 million people are […]

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August 12, 2020

by Invisible Children

USAID-funded psychosocial programs are building resilience in Central African communities

In recent months, Invisible Children psychosocial programs, funded by USAID, have begun to have an impact on communities in central Africa.

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