The Law and Order Index says South Africans feel less secure than people in Yemen, the DRC and Libya, countries all affected by violent conflict.
In Africa, biased media coverage is one of the reasons voters have little faith in credible elections.
Saudi Arabia portrays itself as a leading supporter of humanitarian aid, especially to the Palestinians, but the country's leadership has an ambivalent strategy towards the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Diversity is an enormously appealing and powerful concept, yet it can also distract us from the focus we need to face today’s pressing social issues. So what’s the way forward?
The question is no longer how to repel all threats. Instead, it's how can we organise ourselves as a society to remain ourselves in the face of these multiple threats.
Libya’s proposed elections and any subsequent interim government will fail if the country’s challenges aren’t addressed.
More than half of girls in South Sudan are married before the age of 18. Endemic conflict and food shortages are only exacerbating the problem.
The fault lines between highly segregated neighbourhoods have been linked to higher crime rates and mental health issues.
The Environmental Justice Atlas highlights the most pertinent findings of environmental conflicts facing the world today.
Flashy interceptor systems attract media and government attention. But bomb shelters and warning systems are at least as important in the midst of missile strikes.
With few Western journalists remaining in Afghanistan, local reporters are shouldering the burden of covering the conflict - and are increasingly being targeted for it.
It is misguided to blame armed conflict and violence on climate change alone.
Civil conflict, displacement, rising food prices, and climate change all cause food insecurity in Nigeria.
We looked at ten countries in East Africa and found poverty and politics were much more important drivers of conflict and displacement than climate change.
Guns for hire are back in business – and they're making war even more dangerous.
Schools and students are often targeted during times of armed conflict. Abducted children can be recruited as soldiers and schools are ideal locations for military headquarters.
When confronted with the consequences of arms sales, democratic governments fall back on a number of flawed arguments.
History shows Olympic Games have only very limited ability to promote peace between warring nations.
Many Yemeni women are not victims of war or just escaping or hiding. In many and contrasting ways they are actively supporting it, and not only on humanitarian grounds.
Nothing displays the ethical superiority of one’s values better than to treat a foe with the respect due another human being.