Dance, Resilience and Social Transformation in the Global South

2016 Journal of mediation & applied conflict analysis  
This article is based on a presentation at the Colloquium: Being Human Today held in Stellenbosch, South Africa in December 2015. This reflection is inspired by the courage of many women and men, who form part of community-based organisations and local NGOs. These people living in constant threat, and danger and have been attacked by armed groups or security forces, in contexts of violent conflict in Peru and Colombia and many other parts of Global South. For these communities, these threats,
more » ... s, these threats, attacks and other forms of violence are part of their daily lives. However, they continue to work at building peace and respect for their human rights despite the risks these efforts may bring to their own lives and their families.
doi:10.33232/jmaca.3.1.7036 fatcat:rpd43bncurbjjfd6bifq37tqrm