PaxWorks Supports Funding for Diminishing Mass Incarceration

PaxWorks supports funding for Creative Response to Conflict professionals who understand the role systemic racism plays in mass-incarceration. Restorative circles for women support them as they reenter their communities after incarceration. CRC has decades long experience in this field and is working with the women in small group settings, as …

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 …

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 …

HER TURN

We continue 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 high rates of poverty. …

PaxWorks Supports Women’s Empowerment in Northern Colombia

PaxWorks supports women’s empowerment in northern Colombia through Sembrando Paz, a non-profit that sees itself “as a sustainable community that serves as an inspiration, an example and a support network for other communities, helping them build sustainability through new forms of integration and collective efforts to overcome ignorance, inequality, poverty, …