The Malala Fund, founded in honor of one of Pakistan’s most recent heroes, Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani student activist who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012, will work to improve access, quality and safety for girls’ learning environments in the most remote areas of Pakistan. At present, there are 3.8 million girls not attending […]
Ever wonder who’s keeping score for peace? Vision of Humanity, an initiative of the Institute for Economics and Peace. This group churns out a Global Peace Index (GPI), a fairly recent annual report measuring 162 nations’ ‘absence of violence’ and peacefulness. Based on 22 qualitative and quantitative indicators, and presented in a user-friendly, visually appealing way, the Index […]
“…Violent resistance and nonviolent resistance share one very important thing in common: they’re both a form of theater, seeking an audience to their cause.” Julia Bacha, Brazilian Filmmaker and Media Director at Just Vision, threw a curveball to a Ted Talk audience in 2011, suggesting that for nonviolence to grow in Palestine, it’ll take more than Palestinians […]
When a crisis hits a community, response teams accelerate into full gear delivering water, food, medicine, and supplies for shelter. But after the sun sets, with no infrastructure left to light the night, life gets dark – literally.
MyWorld, a United Nations global survey developed in concert with the World Wide Web Foundation, the Overseas Development Institute, and Ipsos Mori, asks you to cast your online ‘vote’ for priorities in policies you believe would help shape a better world.
We’re thrilled to share with you the advocacy efforts of Peace Is Loud, a nonprofit organization actively supporting peaceful resolutions to conflict through documentary media, speaking events highlighting women peacebuilders, and social action peace campaigns.