Research

INDEPENDENT EVALUATION OF MARÉ UNITED, 2014

Independent consultant, Conor Foley, carried out an independent evaluation of Maré United, from March to June 2014.

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An Independent Assessment of Fight for Peace in London & RIO by UEL, 2013 – COMPLETE

The University of East London carried out an independent assessment of Fight for Peace’s activities in both London & Rio de Janeiro, from April 2012 to May 2013.

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An Independent Assessment of Fight for Peace in London & RIO by UEL, 2012 – SUMMARY

The University of East London carried out an independent assessment of Fight for Peace’s activities in both London & Rio de Janeiro during the second half of 2012.

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“Sport Scores: The Costs and Benefits of Sport for Crime Reduction”, report by Ecorys, 2012

A report by Ecorys and Laureus featuring Fight for Peace UK that demonstrates the benefits of sport to young people by placing a value on the return of investment offered in sport projects.

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An Independent Assessment of Fight for Peace in London by UEL, 2009

The University of East London carried out an independent assessment of Fight for Peace between June and August 2009. This report included the participation of Ofsted and highlighted the success of Fight for Peace’s delivery to young people and local partner organisations in East London.

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An External Evaluation of Fight for Peace in Rio de Janeiro, 2006

An external evaluation carried out by CLAVES (Latin American Centre for the Study of Violence and Health) on behalf of the following partner organisations: UNDP (United Nations Development Programme); PAHO (Pan American Health Organisation); USP (University of Sao Paulo) and Brazilian Ministry for Health.

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Neither War Nor Peace, 2005

Luke Dowdney’s second published work Neither War nor Peace investigates the commonalities and divergences of organised armed groups, and child and youth involvement within them, in ten countries across four continents. The shocking reality presented challenges the traditional parameters of definitions such as armed conflict, crime and delinquency; a reality that is for many young people who live it daily Neither War nor Peace.

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Children of the Drug Trade, 2003

Written by Fight for Peace’s founder, Luke Dowdney, Children of the Drug Trade: a case study of organised armed violence in Rio de Janeiro, was based on eighteen months of ethnographic fieldwork and interviews with armed child and youth drug faction workers in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. The study looks at both the history of child involvement in the city’s drug factions since their establishment in the 1970s, as well as interviewing child drug faction employees within their working environments.

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