About Justice and Peacebuilding
CRS’ justice and peacebuilding programs engage civil society and the public and private sectors to foster inclusion, equity and accountability. They focus on both peacebuilding and post-conflict recovery. Our peacebuilding programs are conflict sensitive, aiming to minimize potential harm and maximize social benefits for all. They are also gender sensitive, helping to reduce inequalities between women, boys and girls at the individual, household, community, national and international levels.
In 2015, CRS invested $31.4 million in 76 justice and peacebuilding programs in 33 countries.
PeacebuildingWe integrate peacebuilding, governance and gender concerns into our programming. Learn about our work in Peacebuilding ›
GovernanceGovernance Learn about our work in Governance ›
GenderCRS's global strategy puts a gender focus at the core of our programming. Learn about our work in Gender ›
ProtectionAt CRS, protecting children and vulnerable adults is everyone's responsibility. Learn about our work in Protection ›
Research & Publications
Humanitarian Response in Violent Conflict
A Toolbox of Conflict-sensitive Indicators
Learn about effective conflict-sensitive indicators to use in your emergency programming. More
Extractives and Equity
An Introductory Overview and Case Studies from Peru, Angola and Nigeria
Sustainable peace requires a foundation of justice. This publication discusses common economic, governance, environmental and public health implications of poorly managed extractive industries—and how CRS and partners are responding. More
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