Author Archives: PeaceWorks

The PeaceWorks Human Rights Defenders Programme at Vidyanjali High School

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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…

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Anne Frank – A History for Today in Mumbai

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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…

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Stories on Friendship Day | Child Care Centre

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‘Paroma-di, please come to the centre tomorrow. The girls have prepared a program.’ Sonu, the volunteer at the Child Care centre messaged me on Saturday. The girls at the centre enjoy stories, theatre and music and I knew I was in for a treat on Sunday. After the ‘guests’ had been seated, the emcee of…

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History for Peace Outreach Programme | MHS

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‘What do you think of as Indian culture?’ ‘Sari!’ ‘Rosogolla!’ ‘Festivals!’ ‘Mughlai cuisine!’ The History for Peace Outreach Programme reached Modern High School for Girls on 26 July 2018. 40 girls from Class 8, led by Anjum Katyal (member of the History for Peace advisory board, educationist and co-director of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival),…

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History for Peace Outreach Programme | MBWA

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History for Peace is now in its fourth year. After each conference, we have been working on effective ways of outreach, dissemination and feedback, organizing various smaller events and workshops. In 2017, we organised Conference to Classroom, a workshop conducted by four teachers from Modern High School for Girls (MHS) for teacher trainees from the…

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