With International Day of Peace celebrated globally on September 21st, peace activists from across South Asia re-ignited their call to ease visa curbs in the neighbourhood.
“Growing up, growing together”: Young South Asian activists speak up for peace and human rights in the region
Youth activists from South Asia came together to commemorate Human Rights Day and the founding of SAARC at a webinar held by South Asia Peace Action Network.
“For decades, we have undermined feminine intelligence, and the feminine understanding or relationship to our bodies” – Karen Lee Downes
Karen Lee Downes, co-founder of FemmeQ, on respecting, including, and embodying feminine intelligence to restore wholeness to our human psyche and integrity to our social, economic, ecological and political systems.
Arming girls and women in South Asia with internet tools and infrastructure
Four digital literacy evangelists share their challenges and success stories on arming girls and young women in South Asia with internet tools and online skills.
The Burden of Tradition: Gender Equality and Social Justice in South Asia
Feminist scholars came together at South Asia Union Summit Led by Women to discuss the burden of tradition, and the long road to gender equality and social justice in South Asia.
“Fatwas are oppressive tools used to control women in Bangladesh” – Dhaka activist Khushi Kabir
Speaking at South Asia Union Summit Led by Women, Bangladeshi human-rights activist Khushi Kabir put the spotlight on tools used by those in power to oppress the disadvantaged and especially women.
Peacebuilder Dr Scilla Elworthy opens South Asia Union Summit Led by Women￼
Author, peacebuilder and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr Scilla Elworthy inaugurates eShe's South Asia Union Summit Led by Women.
South Asia Union Summit Led by Women (October 2-3, 2021)
Join in as eminent women from around the world come together to seek solutions for peace, gender equality and a unified South Asia.
Civil society represents the largest untapped source for peacebuilding globally: Dylan Mathews, CEO, Peace Direct
CEO of the international NGO Peace Direct that supports local activism in 44 conflict regions, Dylan Mathews believes sustainable peace can only be built bottom-up.
“Let People Meet” – Peace Activist and Filmmaker Beena Sarwar on the Case for a Visa-free South Asia
US-based Indo-Pak peace activist and filmmaker Beena Sarwar recently hosted a virtual peace conference to announce the launch of the South Asia Peace Action Network