A look at key data shows that the world is much better off today than ever before in history.
Human conflict can bring isolation to environments, which helps the local ecology thrive. After the war has ended, the return of nature is a poignant memorial and symbol of peace.
Last week’s Gazan rocket fire and Israeli airstrikes were logical consequences of both sides’ brinkmanship negotiating strategies.
Conflict in the classroom may not look or sound like an argument. It might look like disengagement if students don't feel seen and heard.
There's a good reason to seek out a hug. Research shows having a hug can help you deal better with any disagreements or arguments you encounter in life.
Most parents worry how their child will fare after divorce. Most will be fine, so long as they don't witness conflict.
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.