Author Archives: Peaceworks

Stereotypes—conversations at the Bhowanipore centre

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In the previous session at the centre, we had done an activity based on the broad idea of stereotyping and gender roles. This was followed by a story on why we associate certain characteristics or Read More …

Storytime at Alipore Nabadisha

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We started the class with some fun exercises—which included imitating actions— which resulted in all sorts of hilarity. After much laughter and funny noises and faces, we started with storytelling. The games were an ideal Read More …

Storytelling-My Experiences

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As an intern with PeaceWorks—an initiative of The Seagull Foundation for the Arts, one of the projects I worked on was Share Stories Open Minds—the storytelling project for underprivileged children. I visited the centres and observed the sessions. Read More …

‘Anne Frank-A History for Today’ at DPS, Pune

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Bright and early on a Sunday morning, eighteen students of Delhi Public School were bustling about their multipurpose hall, unpacking trunks, fishing out dismantled structures and carefully unrolling panels all over the floor. In a Read More …

Introducing the PeaceWorks module on Human Rights at Delhi Public School, Pune

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At 8 a.m. on a Saturday morning, Delhi Public School, Pune, witnessed an outburst of energy as forty-one teachers started their day enthusiastically playing zip-zap-boing, before turning balls of energy into kittens, kittens to umbrellas, Read More …