Break Echo Chambers! An interview with Maya Mirchandani

By Chintan Girish Modi In my work on peace education with school teachers, I have realized that mainstream media coverage plays a big role in how they perceive and interpret the world. Despite the access to multiple sources of news in analog and digital formats, there is a striking absence of critical media literacy among … More Break Echo Chambers! An interview with Maya Mirchandani

Little Things Schools Can Do to Better Equip Young Boys: A Student’s Opinions

By Anoushka Zaveri Thus the little minutes, Humble though they be, Make the mighty ages Of eternity. ~ Excerpt from Julia Carney’s “Little Things” My dad effectively terms his chartered accountancy as “the worst decision of his life”. He’s 47 years old, satisfactorily rich but professionally unhappy. My eleven-year old brother is a passionate little … More Little Things Schools Can Do to Better Equip Young Boys: A Student’s Opinions

#DialogueForPeace: Photographing Diversity in Delhi

By Jayshree Shukla Cultural diversity is the most important asset of society. To me, it is the most precious legacy any people can have. When cultures collide, when people of different backgrounds engage with one another, there is a tremendous opportunity for learning and growth. No single culture or people could have achieved what humanity … More #DialogueForPeace: Photographing Diversity in Delhi

#DialogueForPeace: Waking Up to my Caste Privilege

By Adithya Prakash As an upper caste Hindu boy, I was brought up to be ignorant about caste. I went to an English medium school, and later found myself ranting about reservations being caste-based rather than merit based when I could not secure admission to certain colleges. I naively assumed that India was a meritocracy. … More #DialogueForPeace: Waking Up to my Caste Privilege