Stories from Africa, Asia and Latin-America

About powerful people who fight for their rights, shake their enemies hands or looking to heal their trauma.

Corona crisis

Colombian social leaders dialogue with international actors

In the webinar “COVID-19 and peacebuilding: leaders of the Colombian Pacific tell us”, social leaders enter into a dialogue with… Lees verder

Corona crisis

Report: The role of social leaders in Colombia during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mensen met een Missie publishes the report ‘Red Flag’, which illustrates the challenges that Afro-Colombian and indigenous (female) social leaders… Lees verder

Freedom of Religion and Belief

How Kenya is moving towards less police violence and more cooperation

Discrimination and violence by the police is a daily occurrence in Kenya. There is a strong sense of distrust between… Lees verder

Women´s rights

Working with women on peace and security in DR Congo and Burundi

The Hague, May 29, 2020 – Mensen met een Missie has been invited to develop a programme with the Ministry… Lees verder

Freedom of Religion and Belief

When you’re not the only one who suffers

She felt hatred like nobody else could. Or so she thought. At the Mosintuwu women’s school (Sulawesi, Indonesia), Muslim woman… Lees verder

Peacebuilding

Do the unexpected: connect

Exclusion lies at the root of any conflict. Small and big. This applies to the United States as well. The… Lees verder

Freedom of Religion and Belief

Dutch government explores cooperation with interfaith alliance

The Hague, 29th of May 2020 – The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, under the policy framework Power of Voices,… Lees verder

Corona crisis

The COVID-19 crisis requires national ánd international solidarity

50 development, human rights and emergency organizations, including Mensen met een Missie, make an appeal to the Dutch government for… Lees verder

Corona crisis

Far away but always near

Far away but always near It is affecting us all. Around the globe. COVID19. To prevent further escalation we need… Lees verder

Freedom of Religion and Belief

“There is more that unites us than separates us”

It’s early evening as we bump around in a taxi van through the old town of Mombasa, Kenya. We get… Lees verder

Freedom of Religion and Belief

Expert Meeting Religion, Peace and Justice

Religion experts: “Cooperation around religion necessary for international cooperation and effective foreign policy” The Hague, May 28th 2019 – On… Lees verder

Freedom of Religion and Belief

Freedom of Religion and Belief

The program for Freedom of Religion and Belief in Indonesia, Kenya and Pakistan was started by Mensen met een Missie… Lees verder

Peacebuilding

‘You don’t shoot a friend’

In Tapac (northeast Uganda) in the past decade hundreds of people were killed as a result of intertribal conflicts. Peace and security are sorely needed in this rough and vulnerable region.

Women´s rights

No longer afraid of your husband

Violence against women is a widespread problem in Bolivia. Seven in ten women are a victim of violence. We support an initiative called ‘Somos Sur’ that informs women through radio programmes and blogs about prevention of violence and seeking help if they are victimized.