We have developed a Human Rights module, the PeaceWorks Human Rights Defenders Programme: Learning to Live with Difference, as a part of our Anne Frank project. This module is currently being run at Vidyanjali High School by Sunandini Mukherjee and Sahana Mukherjee. The following is a report on their experiences in the classroom. Day 1 Not a…
History for Peace
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PeaceWorks. everyday resistance that will eventually make us good human beings.
PeaceWorks. Yes. Certainly more than, say, war, conflict, violence, destruction. Think about it. See the world around you. On your TV and your laptop and your mobile. The more the news hits you, the more numb and disinterested you get. After all, you say, how much can you take? At Seagull, we decided to do something about it. We chose the arts as our ‘tool’ of communication. The core idea being: hey, we need to live with difference and allow it the same space to breathe that we, us, ourselves demand. That’s it.
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Storytelling is one of humanity's oldest art forms and an enduring educational method. Stories can spark social change. Since ancient times ideas and values embedded in stories have educated, inspired and motivated listeners—and this is exactly what our volunteers do for the Nabadisha children.
After 8 years of reaching out to over 2000 children and helping them better negotiate the differences rooted in our society, we now wish to restructure the project into a year long internship programme.
If you have a passion for telling stories and have 2–4 hours to spare every week, call us today at 24556942/43 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org
27 August 2018 I approached the World Trade Centre at 8.30 a.m., all set to conduct a regular, routine day of workshopping with a group of twenty-five students. Having facilitated the Peer Guide Training, which is part of the Anne Frank—A History for Today project, several times, the only thing I was really concerned about…
‘Have you ever met or spoken to anyone from Pakistan?’ ‘Yes!’ ‘So, what comes to mind when you think about Pakistan?’ ‘Jinnah!’ ‘The flag!’ ‘A sudden patriotism during cricket matches!’ ‘What comes to mind when you think about Bangladesh?’ ‘Bangal and Ghoti!’ ‘Cultural difference!’ ‘Ilish!’ ‘You really have to explain that to me,’ said a…
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