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WPDI’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Educational Program Reaches Thousands in South Sudan

November 2018 – The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI), in collaboration with UNESCO, began conducting an educational program concerning sexual and reproductive health at the Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Juba, South Sudan, in July. The program has been widely more

WPDI Youth Peacemakers Hold Community Dialogues between Groups in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement and its Surrounding Communities

In the past few weeks, youth peacemakers from the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) have worked hard to promote peace and reconciliation in and around the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement. Through so-called community dialogues, they have brought thousands of community more

Forest Whitaker: Universal Children’s Day and the Need for Youth Empowerment

Children everywhere hold promise to transform our world for the better. But for them to achieve their full potential and become tomorrow’s change agents, the global community must redouble its commitment to ensuring that each and every child receives a quality education in the face of threats more