Friendship Fortnight 2020: When sisters gather

Swarna Rajagopalan wrote this after a 2017 gathering of feminists and women human rights defenders in Antigua, Guatemala to discuss common issues. She shares it here to honour all her friends from peace networks and processes everywhere.   When sisters gather by Swarna Rajagopalan Sisters gather, sisters who are strangers, in the hope of finding themselves in each … More Friendship Fortnight 2020: When sisters gather

#DialogueForPeace: Religiously Working For Change in Sri Lanka

[This blogpost is a compilation of extracts from Impact and Success of District Inter Religious Committees: Religiously Working for Change published by National Peace Council, Sri Lanka, January 2016.] “Whether in Sri Lanka, Europe or the United States, coping with the challenge of religious and ethnic diversity is the challenge of our times… An important … More #DialogueForPeace: Religiously Working For Change in Sri Lanka

#DialogueForPeace: What It Means to be a Global Citizen

By Juhi Waeerkar If I could define cultural diversity, I would define it as, “the coexistence of culture and ethnicity within an individual as well as a society.” In an increasingly globalized world, we have individuals born in one culture, and raised in another. There is a lot of interaction and exchange. Through this, we … More #DialogueForPeace: What It Means to be a Global Citizen