Abstract While discourse often presumes war is gendered, with men the violators and women the violated,[i] the reality is far more nuanced. Peace, then, must be gendered too. Women and men experience war differently; gendered thinking considers the multiple experiences and perspectives of each. Gender mainstreaming is a process of inclusion, enabling sustained peace that considers the needs of all stakeholders, especially women who suffer disproportionately during and after war.
Please support the mission of the Dominican Friars. The call to practice and live peace is for all human beings, regardless of age, color, creed, class or place of origin.
All are invited to participate. Peace is badly needed all over the world at this time. We must believe that peace is indeed possible and the Spirit will show us the way to live in peace and harmony wherever we are.
What are some of the ways that groups can be engaged in creating a just, peaceful and inclusive society? The first and most important thing is to pray and reflect on the meaning of peace and ways to be involved. Include all people in this endeavor. Each has something to offer to make peace a reality in our time and place.
Gather in small groups and choose some way they can be involved. Educators have an important part to play in working for peace. We must teach them to have respect for themselves, for others and for the world in which we live.
They can create posters and share their plans for peace-making. Reach out across lines of color, class and creed and demonstrate that peace is possible. Teach children ways to be civil and respectful in their relationships. Plan activities to learn about and share their efforts at peace-making.
Plan a celebration to share how they are working for peace and harmony. What can Faith Communities and other organizations do to work for peace?
Conflict Resolutions Skills are available for children and adults to learn about ways to have peaceful interactions and to resolve conflicts. Commentaries on the need to work for peace can be sent to media at a local, state or national level.
Writing to legislators at all levels about justice and peace issues is very important. Encourage them to choose peace and not war to solve problems.The following op-ed by Hanne Nabintu Herland concerns the Norwegian government’s persistent soft spot for the Palestinians.
It was originally published in Aftenposten, Norway’s largest newspaper, on January 15th, , and has been translated by the author.. Naïve Checkbook Diplomacy by Hanne Nabintu Herland.
Torgeir Larsen, a junior minister for the Norwegian Labor Party, admits in. The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has dedicated the World Peace Day to Peace education in an effort to refocus minds and financing on the preeminence of peace education as the means to bring about a culture of mtb15.com: 21 September.
What Nigeria Means To Me: the delicious essay which clinched the first prize in the National Orientation Agency (NOA) Essay Competition. Enjoy.
Create a powerful and persuasive call to action by using Monroe's Motivated Sequence. A simple, five-step strategy that can help you engage and inspire. National Peace Essay Contest The National Peace Essay Contest is currently being offered by the United States Institute of Peace to high school students..
State-level selection categories include the fifty U.S. states, Washington, D.C., U.S.
Territories, and American students. Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP; OCLP had originally planned to launch its protest campaign on 1 October , the National Day of the People's Republic of China.
27 March – "Occupy Central with Love and Peace" (OCLP) is formed; 9 June – First Deliberation Day.