Stepping up Protection of Children with Disabilities

Stepping up Protection of Children with Disabilities

Children with disabilities are likely to more vulnerable to different forms of violence than any other children. They face many types of social, environmental, psychological and physical discrimination and barriers. The Peace Gong bureaus facilitated different consultations on the issue in different parts of India. Society needs to be more sensitive Students taking part in […]

Kerala Violence Against Children

Kerala Violence Against Children

Violence against children is a mounting issue in the present day scenario. Unfortunately India is counted among one of the growing nation where violence against children is ascertained. Every second every day and in every country children suffer and witness violence. Violence against children does not only mean physical torture, rather in include both physical […]

Children and Media

Children and Media

 Bipra Biswambara Nowadays, children or young adults find themselves in a world where gaining information of any sorts is easy. So is the perceived notion that children are only passive recipients of information correct? Do children believe everything they read or hear? Can they make informed opinions? Even at their tender ages, children start forming […]

Caring for Planet Earth: Children as Trustees

Caring for Planet Earth Children as Trustees

Hanan Ibtissam, Khadija Abid, Eljalil Imad, Samira of Sidi Daoud Middle School, Marrakesh City,  Morocco in a dialogue with the Peace Gong children in India 1. When we human beings argue for people’s rights over natural resources — not just for commercial or industrial use, but even as “our” forests, rivers, land and oceans — […]

Reality Check on Child Marriage

Reality Check on Child Marriage

Child marriage is a major issue in many parts of the country. One such place is Mouldanga village of Birbhum district of West Bengal. Just a few kilometers away from Sriniketan, a cultural hub, this place is cursed by the demons of child marriage along with many other problems like poverty and lack of education. […]

Mosquitos, Malaria and Education

Mosquitos, Malaria and Education

Bill Gates hopes to solve some of the world’s biggest problems using a new kind of philanthropy. In a passionate and, yes, funny 18 minutes, he asks us to consider two big questions and how we might answer them.  

The child-driven Education

Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and schools don’t exist where they’re needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how we think […]

The Peace Gong condemns kidnapping of girls in Nigeria

The Peace Gong condemns kidnapping of girls in Nigeria: urges the path of peaceful dialogue and emotional bridge building to resolve differences- Ramsheena, Class XI, Calicut, Kerala & Editor, The Peace Gong   The horrific and inhuman kidnapping of more than 200 girls in Nigeria by terrorists has shocked all of us.  The Peace Gong, […]

Newspaper: December 2013

The carpet in your living room could have been woven by a child earning a wage well below the legal minimum wage in his country. The garments that you wear could have been stitched by a ten year girl who gets sexually exploited by her employer. Every child is our own and every time a […]

Newspaper: November 2013

Each of us is a deep rooted activist who is ready to be the harbinger of change. As said by our beloved MAHATMA, “Be the CHANGE you wish to see in the world”. Even the smallest contribution is enough to spark a revolution. The youth brigade is meant to be the biggest contributor in eradicating […]