In Northern Uganda radio is supporting the moves towards peace and reconciliation. Local radio stations carry programming that encourages LRA members, sympathisers and abducted children to engage in dialogue and the peace process. The Amnesty Act is explained and returnees talk about traditional customs of forgiveness and being welcomed home. Returning to traditional lifestyles is difficult, especially for the young who have lost out on education and vocational training and have few skills to manage subsistence farming. Women, who already experience gender discrimination, find it particularly hard to return to normal life.