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    Tell The Story

    Click to stay on this image and caption. Artists from the LGBT community in India painted the squares for this quilt, Henna Pride. The quilt is one of several currently on display at the Artists and Makers Studio, in Rockville Maryland.

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    Claim Rights

    Click to stay on this image and caption. Palestinian children enjoy a summer camp in Nablus. The camp was organized by the Palestinian House of Friendship, a new AP partner. For more, check out the blogs of Peace Fellow Katie Conlon.

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    Take Action

    Click to stay on this image and caption. This young Vietnamese woman suffers from dioxin poisoning caused by the defoliant Agent Orange which was sprayed on Vietnam during the war. The Association for the Empowerment of Persons with Disability, in Quang Binh province, is launching a project to support families affected by Agent Orange, with help from AP. Photo by Peace Fellow Armando Gallardo.


Schools Rescue Children from Brick Bondage in Nepal 

September 3, 2015

Bhaktapur, Nepal: 25 Nepali children are studying in school instead of working in the brick factories thanks to the efforts of CONCERN, an AP partner and advocate. The costs are covered by AP’s Nepal appeal through Global Giving and funds raised by American students. The 25 children are profiled on this website and include Rupesh Shrestha, 5. Read more…..   


Wives of the Disappeared Hold the Key to Transitional Justice in Nepal 

August 24, 2015

Naikap Village, near Kathmandu, Nepal: After years of being ignored, families of the 1,530 Nepalis who disappeared during the conflict in Nepal are being courted by two government commissions seeking to explain the disappearances, and promote truth and reconciliation. AP is supporting 50 wives through AP’s appeal for Nepal. Read more…..   


Accessible Toilet in Northern Uganda Promises an End to Bullying of Students with Disability 

August 19, 2015

Tochi School, Gulu District, Uganda: The opening of an accessible toilet for students with disabilities at this remote school in northern Uganda attracted more than 1,000 students, politicians and community members. Participants expressed the hope that the toilet would attract more students and create a more inclusive environment. Read more…..   


Health Camp Keeps Prolapse at Bay in the Mountains of Nepal 

July 27, 2015

Jitpur. Dhankuta District, Nepal: 1,005 villagers – mainly women – attended a health camp in eastern Nepal in July, aimed at screening women for uterine prolapse and other serious conditions. The camp was organized by Care Women Nepal and funded through AP’s appeal for Nepal. Read more…..   


Memorial Quilts Take Center Stage at Srebrenica Anniversary  

July 13, 2015

Potocari, Bosnia: BOSFAM’s memorial quilts provided a dramatic backdrop as the former US President Bill Clinton joined other dignitaries to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide on July 11. Mr Clinton urged the world to never forget or repeat Srebrenica. Read more…..   


Srebrenica Quilt Display Will Cap 20 Years of Advocacy and Anguish  

July 7, 2015

Srebrenica, Bosnia: Weavers from the Bosnian women’s group BOSFAM will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre on July 11 with a powerful exhibition of quilts that carry the names of over 350 massacre victims, including their own relatives. Read more…..   


UN to Peru – Find the Disappeared and Protect Their Families 

June 22, 2015

Lima, Peru: Acting on information from the Peruvian Forensic Anthropology Team (EPAF), an AP partner, the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances had called on the government of Peru to clarify the fate of over 15,000 Peruvians who disappeared during Peru’s dirty war against terrorism. Read more…..   


Nepal Update: Pennies Help to Turn Bricks to Books 

June 17, 2015

Washington DC: Anna McGuire, 12, is collecting spare change to support AP’s appeal for Nepal and take Nepali children out of the brick kilns. Anna began her campaign with 3,900 pennies. Read more…..   


Peace Fellows to Tackle the Legacy of War and Disaster 

June 9, 2015

Washington DC: AP is deploying ten Peace Fellows to community-based partners this summer. Five Fellows will tackle the legacy of war in Bosnia, Peru, Mali, Nepal and Vietnam. The rest will work for women and children in Nepal, Morocco, Palestine and Uganda. Read more…..   


Help Us to Protect Women and Children After the Earthquakes 

June 1, 2015

Washington DC: AP has launched a new appeal for three Nepali partners on Global Giving. The money will enable Care Women Nepal to organize a health camp for rural women. CONCERN will rescue children from brick kilns. NEFAD will support families of the disappeared. Read more…..   


Rebuilding Nepal – How You Can Help 

April 29, 2015

Washington DC: AP is seeking funds to help three civil society partners respond to the devastating earthquake. AP has sent 35 Peace Fellows to Nepal since 2003 and built strong partnerships. Read more…..   



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