The Peace Gong Newspaper March Bulletin 2015

March 2015 Bulletin: “Happiness may have different meanings for different people. But we can all agree that it means working to end conflict, poverty and other unfortunate conditions in which so many of our fellow human beings live,” rightly pointed out the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr Ban Ki Moon. March 20is celebrated every year as the International Day …

The Peace Gong Media literacy February 2015

The Peace Gong Media literacy February 2015

February 2015 Supplement on Media Literacy: A large number of conflicts and ill feelings in the world are a result of miscommunication. Many are the result of media frenzy and misrepresentation of facts. There are others which are fuelled by media violence and the zeal of our media channels to score over others. Media today is all pervasive; it has …

Newspaper: February 2015

February 2015 Issue: We often say “Children are the future nation builders.” To become good nation builders, the children have to be given the right education – and that includes education on democratic participation by the young. That’s how children can contribute to strengthen the democratic processes…                           …

We are the change

Syeda Rumana Mehdi According to UNICEF, 22000 children die of poverty everyday. They die unnoticed in some of the poorest villages, far from the sight of this selfish world. According to SOS, 153 million children worldwide have lost either one or both parents and over 1 billion children live in areas of armed conflict. Have we ever put our feet …