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Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, October 17, 2016 - IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement with Erbil-based NGO the Rwanga Foundation today to help it provide business training to host communities and refugees in Iraq, part of efforts to bolster the country’s private sector amid current challenges.
Conflict prevention, resolution and reconstruction issues vary significantly across regions and cultures. There is no "one size fits all" approach that can be taken by the international community or local populations to promote and sustain peace. However, conflict-affected societies do share common characteristics and problems that peace processes seek to address and resolve. The Toolkit's creation was motivated by the needs of these women who, despite their achievements, have limited access to international processes.
This document offers preliminary principles
as the foundation for a new relationship between researchers and women
activists in conflict zones. For this purpose, it offers chapters on the
- Before leaving for the field
- Working with the community: What's in it for them?
- Participatory Action Research
- As you leave the community
- After you have left the community
- Using the results in policymaking