Nonviolent Communication and Restorative Circles Workshops for Dormitory Students

A series of seven workshops were held for the students who lodge in Kabul University dormitories from October 10 to November 25.  Each workshop consisted of three full consecutive days on Nonviolent Communication (NCV) and tow half days sessions on introducing Restorative Circles (RCs) and a day of excursion in out-skirts of Kabul city (Hamdeli/Empathy Tour). The workshops aimed at improving communication skills of the students and addressing conflict issues in the dormitory.120 students were trained in these workshops. It is worth mentioning that these workshops were held on the suggestions from Gender Department of Ministry of Higher Education and in close cooperation with dormitory officials who participated in opening and certificate distribution ceremonies of each workshop. The cost of these programs were funded by GIZ.