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.
See our justice and peacebuilding research and publications here.
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
The Ties That Bind
Building Social Cohesion in Divided Communities
Learn how to build social cohesion through Appreciative Inquiry ("Discover, Dream, Design and Deliver"), combined with CRS’ 3Bs peacebuilding methodology ("Binding, Bonding and Bridging"). More
Peacebuilding, Governance, Gender, Protection and Youth Assessments: A Basic Guide for Busy Practitioners
Check out the third edition of our guide about conflict, governance, gender and protection assessments. We've have added a youth assessment tool. More
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