Social Justice

For us social issues cannot be separated from the question of peace. A fair distribution of the wealth of society boosts the satisfaction of its members verifiably, heightens the identification and willingness to get involved and decreases the willingness to use violence. 

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Fear, violence and terminal illness are topics that no one likes to talk about. Through films and discussions, STEPS encourages people living in regions of Southern Africa to talk about their problems and social taboos, to help themselves and support one another.Weiterlesen

In Honduras, farmers are fighting to survive because they do not have enough land. On the other hand, owners of large estates leave areas fallow, land which they have procured illegally. The organisation Centro Nacional de Trabajadores del Campo wants to change that....Weiterlesen

International Peace Week in Sanski Most. Our partner organization has invited, the Center for Peacebuilding - CIM (Centar Za Izgradnju Mira) from Northern Bosnia and the other project partners from the region came as well: Mihael Sečen and Neda Popović from INTeRo from...Weiterlesen

As a radio broadcaster, museum director and human rights activist, Carlos Henriquez Consalvi, has been campaigning for decades for building up El Salvador after the civil war, re-establishing a cultural identity and for the courage to freedom of opinion.Weiterlesen

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César López from Colombia fights for peace, using a weapon converted into a guitar. With a mixture of music and art, he helps to turn aggression into reconciliation in places shaken by violence. He was appointed the role of the United States ambassador for non-violence...Weiterlesen

The mafia has been internationally active in such lucrative areas of business as drug dealing for a long time now. Demanding protection money from a businessman seems almost archaic in comparison. And yet, the payment of the ‚pizzo‘ (protection money) is still common...Weiterlesen

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