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Another Development Foundation Talk on Nonviolence by Stellan Vinthagen and Lotta Sjöström Becker

February 10th, 2018 Another Development Foundation was happy to invite the citizens of The City of Umeå to Another Development Foundation Talk on nonviolence and civil resistance. Key-note speakers were Stellan Vinthagen, Professor in Sociology, University of Gothenburg, Endowed Chair in the study of nonviolent direct action and civil resistance and advisor to Another Development Foundation, and Lotta Sjöström Becker, General Secretary, Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation. The talk concentrated on necessity of nonviolent action and resistance in the contemporary modern

Debate Article on Men´s Responsibility for Sexualized Violence

Peter Söderström and Ingvar Rönnbäck, founders of Another Development Foundation have together with experts and activists from a number of organisations formulated a debate article, on men´s responsibility for sexualized violence, which were published in one of the biggest swedish newpapers - Svenska Dagbladet - January 22nd 2019. Several arguments, based on research and ethics were put forward in the article. Men are the ones who have created the sexist structures in our society, and men commits almost all acts of

Article on Climate Change and the Rights for Children

Ira Sundberg, co-founder and member of the board of Another Development Foundation was active in the debate in relation to the Swedish election 2018. Together with Marta Cullberg Weston, author and psychoterapist, she wrote an important article on climate change and children´s rights September 8th in Uppsala Nya Tidning (UNT). The article was a call for political action on climate change and voting for the rights for children to have a sustainable future. Ira Sundberg and Marta Cullberg Weston have

Another Development Foundation Talk on Doing Dignity by Allan Wade and Meghan Donevan

Another Development Foundation were happy to arrange a talk with the title "DOING DIGNITY - Revealing the crucial resistance to violence and how to support survivors of violence in reclaiming their lives" with two of the advisors for the foundation; Alan Wade, The Centre for Responsed-Based Practice, Canada and Meghan Donevan, Talita, Sweden. The talk was organized together with The County Adminstration Board of Västerbotten, The City of Umeå and the study association Bilda. The text below is from the

Creative Force Project Africa in Sweden November 2018

Our work with African partners on gender based violence and freedom from violence is moving forward. The representatives for African organizations - Yvonne Anyango, CASDA, Kenya, Nancy Mundu, Jireh Women and Youth Self-help Association, Uganda, Clint Ouma, The Binti Project, Tanzania, Berhanu Demissie, DEC, Ethiopia, Nafisa Yusuf, NAGAAD Network, Somaliland, Peace Hillary, Family Magazine, Rwanda and Samba Yonga, Ku-atenga Media, Zambia - participated at a program in Sweden including meetings at Swedish Institute, Swedish International Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the

Future Food – Threatened by Big Companies or Secured by Female Farmers

At a special seminar at Umeå University Ingvar Rönnbäck, founder of and chair of Another Development Foundation facilitated a dialogue on food sovereignity, power and food, with special focus on female farmers, with panelist from South Africa, India and Equador. The panelists were Lila Naidoo, Director of East Cape Agriculture Research Project (ECARP), South Africa, P.M Mohan, President of Center for Improved Health and Environmental Protection (CIRHEP), India and Maria Angélita Loja Cabrera, small-scale farmer and indigenous leader from Quimsakocha,

What is Another Development Foundation?

Another Development Foundation is an independent, non-profit think tank and do tank for people, places and planet earth promoting peace by peaceful means, freedom from violence, human rights, gender equality, sustainable development inluding climate justice. The foundation is based in The City of Umeå, Sweden.

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