Women for Peace

Hindu Pashtuns: India’s Forgotten Links to Afghanistan

Word For Peace Partition remains a painful memory for many communities across both sides of the border. Many families had their entire lives uprooted even though they had no stake in a decision politicians and officials took over the course of months. Imagine the fate of the Pashtun Hindu community who once resided in the Quetta, Loralai, Bori and Maikhter …

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Bengali Muslims evidently show that they are awake now (“yeh qaum jaag chuki hai”)

WordForPeace.com Special An academic event solely focused on the Bengali Muslims evidently shows that “yeh qaum jaag chuki hai” (this community is awake now)…… By Nousheen Baba KOLKATA—The City of Joy—has recently witnessed a historic event organized by Bengali Academia for Social Empowerment (BASE). A two-day international conference on Bengali Muslims at the Crossroads: Possibilities and Challenges itself is a …

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 “Unite for Peace”: A stand before UNHRC in Geneva to renounce violence and promote peace

WordForPeace.com Special The International Alliance and Maat for Peace and Development organize a stand before the Human Rights Council in Geneva to renounce violence and promote peace “While we call for peace and non-violence, other countries are supporting and financing terrorism.” Okeil stated The International Alliance for Peace and Development and Maat for Peace and Development organized a stand in …

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“PEACEMAKERS: Through Your World I See Mine”

WordForPeace.com Special An international Photo Contest on peacemaking, cosponsored by International Alliance for pace and development, was held on 27 October 2019 under the theme “PEACEMAKERS: through Your World I see mine”. Organized by Entrepreneurship and Social Economy Group (EKO), the goal of this initiative was to tackle xenophobia and promote peace and unity among people of all faith traditions. …

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The Presence of Persia in Kashmir: Cultural Linkages

Allama Iqbal refers to Kashmir as Iran-E-Sagheeer or Little Iran. In Iqbal’s perspective, he views Kashmir as Little Iran. There exist myriad reasons why he and many others have drawn parallels between Iran and Kashmir, even when there exist such literary works and academics, standing in total dismissal of Kashmir’s link with Central Asia and Persia. In his work, “The …

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Emotions and Modernity in Colonial India: German Scholar Speaks on “Jazbat” at Jamia Millia, New Delhi

WordForPeace.com Special October 15, 2019 Mapping the history of emotions in India between the uprising of 1857 and World War I, German scholar Margaret Pernau from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, brings the ‘history of emotions’ approach to South Asian studies. Situating the prevalent experiences, interpretations, and practices of emotions of the time within the context of …

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Turkey: Prisons, torture crimes and human rights violations continue

WordForPeace.com Special  At United Nations Human Rights Council, a symposium was organized by the International Alliance for the Defense of Rights and Freedoms (AIDL) to discuss the suffering of the Turkish women, violations, crimes against humanity and International prosecution mechanism against the perpetrators in order to ensure the achievements of justice. Speakers asserted that Turkey is witnessing a frightening retreat …

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Sindhu created history by becoming the first-ever Indian to claim a gold medal in the BWF World Championships

WordForPeace.com Edit Desk The ace Indian badminton player, P.V. Sindhu, deserves to be lauded for winning the Badminton World Championships in Switzerland. In the past, she won two silver and two bronze medals. But this time, in the final, she left no room for mistakes. She dominated her Japanese counterpart, Nozomi Okuhara, in straight sets 21-7, 21-7. The score lines …

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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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