Proposals in Violence Prevention

March 4, 2013

Peru: Communicating from our Palenques Kids the World

The children and adolescents of rural Afro-Peruvian communities suffer from a real foreclosure conditioned by its geographical location and its very economic poverty. The project will provide tools to enter the world press, through training programs in the use of communication in four children Palenques community. They publish the material produced in community public websites, so there is this entry to the world.

March 2, 2013

Uganda: Memories of Moments in Our Childhood Homes

This project will be of ICT approach target people beginning lives independent free from their childhood homes. People are willing to talk about their childhood experiences with their parents or caretakers. People recall most actions of their parents. This project aims at training its members to sound and record their memories of most moments at their childhood homes.

Nigeria: Students Engagement with Non-Violent Change

The project is conceived as a apacity-building initiative for students on positive use of new media and social networking tools. The project seeks to mobilise marginalised platforms of students for peaceful engagements, through positive communication. The aim is to nurture vanguard of youth movements commited to online activities in academic environment with positive bearing on non-violent changes at national, regional and global levels.

Uganda: Peace through Communication (PC Project)

PC is a community youth project aimed at promoting a culture of responsible citizenship and non-violent communication in responding to the challenges affecting the young people in and out of school in Makindye peri-urban communities through community debate/dialogue and online sharing. The project will create an online community media group, train participants and establish a Peace-Comm Blog for online sharing and community dialogue.

Bolivia: Leaders Promoting Nonviolence

This project is an initiative to promote and encourage non-violence in the town of Sorata (capital of the 1st Section) using: phones, social networks, digital photographs, to have leaders that promote non-violence, prevention and reduction of this practice, and promote the culture of peace, establishing an information network.

Hungary: Don't be Blind! Love and Violence

The proposal satisfies a relevant social need: suitable mate selection. Theoretical knowledge through everyday examples and technical help to make a change throught community building. It trains women to recognize the “seriously” problem guys. My course materials on the connection personality disorders, behavioral patterns and tools with which lovers are trying to resolve their problems: men's violence and women's tricks.

March 1, 2013

Uganda: e-mind project

According to 2006 Uganda Demographic Health Survey, 24% of women aged 15-49 reported that their first sexual experience was forced against their will. 54% of these women were 19 years of age or younger when they first experienced sexual violence. The project will utilize mobile phone technology, a web monitoring system to respond to childhood sexual violence and link communities to strengthen and support traditional protection mechanisms.

February 28, 2013

El Salvador: SurfHappy

SurfHappy ElSalvador was created to support the local beach communities of El Salvador by promoting the young surfers and their surfing careers, and the surfing sport in the country, by providing free digital photography and online promotion to the local surfers. Young kid that gets serious in his/her surfing career are less likely to fall into the life of drag gangs and violence, that is a major problem in El Salvador.

Ethiopia: Sharing Stories to Inspire Girls and Women

This project will support female students in the target locality to end harmful traditional practices. In Ethiopia in general and Dukem locality in particular, access to the internet is insignificant. The girls in the locality will share their experiences in fighting harmful traditional practices through school mini media and local community radios. ICEDA will translate and upload the recorded audios to the national and international literates.

Uganda: Using ICT’s for Legal Access

The project will provide smart phones to 40 already existing AHURIO network of Legal Aid Community Resource persons (LACORPS) and trained in using web 2.0 tools and other smart phones mobile technologies to monitor, document and report cases of human rights violations in Rural Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo districts. After the training cases of human rights abuses will reduce.