People respond in accordance to how you relate to them. If you approach them on the basis of violence, that's how they'll react. But if you say, 'We want peace, we want stability,' we can then do a lot of things that will contribute towards the progress of our society.

Nelson Mandela


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Patricia is a former television and print journalist. She has lived, studied and worked in Munich and Berlin, Rom, Brussels, Paris, London and Cardiff, Tbilissi, Niamey, Accra and Cape Coast. Her fields of expertise are human rights and media, civil society and democracy development as well as EU social policy.