Children of War
zondag 27 maart 2011 - 20:00
Lauren Gould interviews Jane Ekayu and Frere Emmanuel Ntakarutimana.
Jane Ekayu from Uganda; child trauma counsellor & human rights defender featured in Children of War.
Fr. Emmanuel Ntakarutimana is the director of Centre Ubuntu in Burundi, which uses psychosocial programmes in Burundi to detect the roots, the historical cultural patterns and dynamics that are vital for the consolidation of peace and reconciliation in Burundi. He holds a Doctorate of theology with a focus on Fundamental and Political Theology. Centre Ubuntu and War Trauma Foundation, together with the South-African psychologist Dr. Yvonne Sliep, developed and implemented "narrative theatre" programmes in war affected communities, contributing to the rebuilding and strengthening of social structures, dialogue and wellbeing.
For her PhD research into the rehabilitation of former child soldiers in the north of Uganda, Lauren Gould spent nine months in Uganda to study local coping mechanisms that foster reintegration, such as dance, music and theatre.