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The transformative power of engaging with people from different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences is undeniable. When we meet other members of our one human family, we can change our minds, our attitudes and behaviors.
Published on 06/02/2018
Mrs. Mary Thomas is 61 years old, a mother of ten and a grandmother of twenty children, with farming as her only occupation.She lives in a remote farming community of Bakin Kogi located in the southern part of Kaduna state, Nigeria.
Published on 14/12/2017
Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and evenly divided among Christians and Muslims. Recent attacks by violent extremists, church and mosque burnings, and reprisal killings have taken the lives of more than 20,000 people.
Published on 03/12/2017
"We want to be able to live like we did in the past before all these conflicts started, where we can freely move around our community without fear, where we can go to our farms and work without the fear of being attacked or even killed..."
Published on 29/11/2017
There is something in the stillness of a quiet morning among the trees, in the echoes of an empty cathedral, in the chanting of a monastery and in every place we call our own refuge of spiritual meditation.
Published on 17/10/2017
Faith leaders involved in Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria's recent landmark One Family under God meeting in Kaduna State were quick to address a recent clash of violen
Published on 01/08/2017
Group photo of women leaders at the GPW Nigeria advocacy meeting
Global Peace Women (GPW) brought together more than sixty women leaders to promote the “Peace begins in the Home” campaign in Nigeria on May 20.  Promoting the crucial role women play as peace-builders in the family and s
Published on 24/07/2017
Faith leaders gather for Kaduna Peace Meeting
One month after the landmark peace agreement between the Fulanis and Kaninkon natives of Kaduna State brokered by Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria, over one hundred
Published on 19/07/2017