Crime, Violence, & Conflict

Sule Alan talks to children in a classroom in Turkey.
Policy Publication

Understanding Each Other: Improving Inter-Ethnic Cohesion in Schools in Turkey

An interactive classroom program encouraging students to consider one another’s perspectives in Turkey lowered peer violence, improved relationships between refugee and Turkish students, and increased prosocial behaviors like trust, cooperation, and altruism.

Mixed Christian and Muslim amateur soccer league groups greet each other before a game.
Policy Publication

Improving Tolerance through Soccer in Post-ISIS Iraq

Promoting positive and cooperative contact helped Iraqi Christians displaced by ISIS build tolerance toward Muslim peers after conflict, but these effects did not generalize to the broader Muslim community.

Sector Contacts

Aimee Barnes

Senior Policy Associate, J-PAL Global

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Senior Policy Associate, J-PAL Global

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Senior Policy Manager, J-PAL Global