Gender and peacebuilding

In recent years the role of gender in armed conflict and peacebuilding has increasingly caught international attention. This position paper explores gender in relation to peacebuilding and conflict prevention, and the work that we do to make peace processes more inclusive.
Faith Divided: Spirituality Caught in Conflict

People living in conflict affected areas can often show surprising unity in trying to overcome a divide. This film highlights the impact restricted movement across the LoC has on Kashmiris on both sides on their ability to live out their faith through pilgrimages and shrine visits.

Emily Deeming Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:20
Faith Divided - Interview with filmmakers

For the first time, filmmakers from both sides of the Line of Control have collaboratively made a film on life in Jammu and Kashmir. Faith Divided is the second documentary of a planned trilogy on Jammu and Kashmir that highlight the impact of conflict on the lives of communities on either side of the divide.

Emily Deeming Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:08
A journey through River Vitasta

This is the first documentary film to be shot on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC).
Making the film was a significant success in itself as the two journalists who produced it – Mohammad Arif Urfi and Pawan Bali – are from either side of the LoC in Kashmir and were not able to meet in their home region.

Emily Deeming Tue, 08/27/2019 - 17:11
Award-winning film shows trade in Kashmir building peace

This film captures Conciliation Resources’ ‘Trading for peace’ initiative in Kashmir and is winner of Bond’s International Development ‘Positive Collaboration’ award.

Emily Deeming Tue, 08/27/2019 - 16:59
Faith Divided: Spirituality Caught in Conflict

This film, directed by two filmmakers from either side of the Line of Control in Kashmir, provides an emotive illustration of how conflict has prevented Kashmiris across different faiths from visiting their places of worship.

Emily Deeming Tue, 08/27/2019 - 16:50
Trading for peace in Kashmir

Two Conciliation Resources partners, from either side of the Line of Control in Kashmir, discuss how a recently opened trade route across the Line of Control is helping to build peace among communities in Kashmir.

Lindsay Duffield Thu, 08/22/2019 - 00:30
Kashmiris across divide celebrate trade initiative’s seventh anniversary

This week marks seven years of trade across the militarised Line of Control (LoC). As the anniversary is celebrated those involved question if it is time for the governments to take this trade to the next level.

Emily Deeming Fri, 08/09/2019 - 17:05
Disaster: the common enemy

A team of four filmmakers from both sides of the LoC in Kashmir have produced a new film to raise awareness of the importance of working across the divide to improve disaster management.

Emily Deeming Fri, 08/09/2019 - 16:26
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