For from-the-field dispatches on peace-building efforts, check out the Blogs page of the Advocacy Project, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that, in its own words, "seeks to help community-based human rights advocates produce, disseminate and use information, and in so doing advance social justice."
The Project's sent 34 women and men -- mostly women -- across the globe to work as Peace Fellows on a variety of projects. Each is committed to blogging her or his experiences at least once a week. (photo credit)
Here's a sampling of posts so far:
► Separation Wall Divides Families in the West Bank by Hannah Wright, at the Women's Affairs Technical Committee in Ramallah, Palestine
► Art Exhibit Depicts Human Rights Abuses in Guatemala by Heidi McKinnon, at the Association for the Integral Development of theVictims of Violence in the Verapaces, Maya Achí in Rabinal, Guatemala
► Working for Women's Health in Nepal by Nicole Farkouh, at the Uterine Prolapse Alliance in Nepal
► Reminders of Loss a Part of Life in Bosnia by Shweta Dewan, at Bosnian Family.
► Reuniting Street Children with their Families in Kenya by Kristina Rosinsky, at the Undugu Society of Kenya