The Disappeared

Where do the disappeared go?Search for them in the water and the wastelands.Why are they disappeared?Because we are not all equal.When do the disappeared return?Each time our thoughts bring them back, with the pain that grips inside. Rueben Blades, Los Desaparecidos Bertha Oliva Nativí is a prominent Honduran human rights …

Colombian Program for Women Victims of Sexual Violence by Armed Actors

PaxWorks has been asked by SembrandoPax to fund the expansion of a powerful healing program in Colombia for women victims of sexual violence by armed actors. One community that is frequently occupied by paramilitaries raped women whenever they wanted. The second group of women are ex-combatants of the FARC.  So many …

Micro-BLAST Project

The Micro-BLAST project has been initiated in Wheeling Park High School, a large, economically-challenged high school in rural West Virginia. The project’s aim is to enhance appreciation of diverse cultures within the school and local community. African-American students at Wheeling Park High School view microaggressions and biases as a recurrent …

HER TURN

In 2016 and 2017 we continued to deliver Her Turn workshop in Sindhupalchok and Gorkha districts and for the 1st time delivered in the remote Jumla district. The overall average workshops attendance rate was 95%. Jumla was heavily affected by Nepal’s civil war that ended in 2006 and suffers from …