PDRC Anti-Piracy Campaign
Published: February 12, 2013
This video shows the Mobile Audio-Visual team in action, pursuing its awareness raising campaign on piracy in Puntland with a visit to the coastal town of Gara’ad, in the Jariban District. The short film screened in coastal villages emphasizes the fact that despite its promises of easy profit, piracy has a negative impact on everyone [...]
Planting democracy in Puntland
Published: November 6, 2012
As part of Puntland’s preparations for local elections in 2012, a team from our local partner, the Puntland Development Research Center, accompanied the Transitional Puntland Electoral Commission on a tour to raise awareness of the democratization process.
Women, poetry and video: The success of an inventive peacebuilding tool in Puntland
Published: September 14, 2012
This video shows the work of the women of the Bari region of Puntand in their pursuit of peace. They brought their creativity into play to convey messages of peace among two separate communities and helped to bring warring clans back to the negotiation table. The women wrote and performed their calls for peace in [...]
Somali women: A force for peace
Published: September 3, 2012
This video portrays Somali women as extraordinary peacebuilders for whom peace must be attained “at any cost.” It emphasizes the importance of women in society and in the economy, highlighting the importance of investing in girls’ education.
Somali women – Agents of change
Published: October 18, 2011
Author: Puntland Development Research Center
In this video Somali women express their views on the role women play to prevent conflict and build peace in their country. The video shows several testimonies demonstrating why women are the real agents of change, being “the glue that holds society together.”