Women for Peace

सुषमा स्वराज (1952 – 2019): सादर नमन Tribute to Sushma Swaraj, Indian Peacemaker & Politician

Pooja Kumari for WordForPeace.com सुषमा स्वराज एक ऐसा व्यक्तित्व जिसकी सोच और काम का तरीका विरोधियों को भी उनका मुरीद बना दें, राजनिति में एक लम्बे समय तक सक्रीय रहने के दौरान उन्होंने कई बेहतरीन नमूने पेश किये अपनी समझदारी और सूझबूझ के फिर चाहे वह हरियाणा में सबसे कम उम्र की केबिनेट मंत्री के रूप में हो , दिल्ली …

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Man-woman relationship: Emotions associated with the union-“The She & He Art Show”

By TARUSHI ASWANI The man-woman relationship forms the crux of Astha Mittal’s “The She & He Art Show” currently on display at Arpana Fine Art Gallery. On canvases of different shapes and sizes are portrayed emotions associated with this union. Astha, prefers painting on round canvases with the belief that all emotions run in a “vicious circle”. The artist tenderly evokes these …

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The secret to ending a war? More women in peace negotiations

When women take a seat at the table, peace lasts 20% longer, according to UN data.

By Chizitera Njoku We’re all aware of the gender imbalance in boardrooms, Hollywood studios and politics. But what about global peace talks? Only 4% of signatories to peace agreements between 1992 and 2011 were women, and only 9% of negotiators. And yet, studies have shown that female participation is the secret to ensuring lasting peace. Ending a war is a complex and risky process, …

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In Bengal’s Burdwan, 3 Hindu girls top Madrasa exam

Three Hindu girls studying in a madarsa in a Muslim-dominated area of East Burdwan have scored over 90 per cent in the West Bengal High Madrasah Secondary Exam (Madhyamik standard), bolstering the Mamata Banerjee government’s efforts to help such institutions shine the light of education in backward areas. The results were declared last week in the midst of one of …

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रमज़ान और सुरक्षित वातावरण: सुखी शरीर से ही सुखी मन होता है Ramazan & Environment: A Sound Body is the Seat of Sound Mind

Pooja Kumari for WordForPeace.com रमज़ान का पवित्र महीना चल रहा है।  दया और करुणा के इस महीने का स्वागत करने के लिए हमें जो सबसे महत्वपूर्ण तैयारी करनी चाहिए, वह पर्यावरण संरक्षण पर कुरान का पालन है। रमज़ान में महीने भर का उपवास प्रकृति और पर्यावरण के साथ पूर्ण तालमेल में अपनी जीवन शैली को बदलने की क्षमता का प्रयास …

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J&K: Friday sermons in Ramazan will address women rights

Local Muslim leaders in Jammu & Kashmir said they wanted to use the holy month to highlight the challenges facing women in the disputed region, home to one of the world’s longest-running insurgencies. The Friday sermons will address rising cases of sexual assault and domestic violence as well as mental health issues facing women in Kashmir, said the Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema …

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Indian Muslim women enjoy freedom to choose and it should be theirs alone

On 4 February, the musical legend AR Rahman performed on stage at Dharavi to commemorate ten years of Slumdog Millionaire, the Danny Boyle movie for which he had won two Oscars. The Mozart of Madras was soon embroiled in a hate campaign because of his daughter expressing her right to choose.During the performance, Khatija had come up on stage to …

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