Amid a stabbing ‘epidemic’ in London, a Home Office campaign aims to challenge perceptions that having knives is normal, and that carrying weapons makes young people safer
Beauty queens hoping to represent Peru at the 2017 Miss Universe competition used their moment in the limelight to draw attention to violence against women
Computers have long been used to identify potential areas of conflict, but a new model being used in Liberia means that violence can now be predicted on a grassroots level
Author Bruce Nixon, is offering his new book, A Better World is Possible, as a free download ahead of its publication date
Fatima, Gershin and Edwina stand tall among their peers at high school,since they have enrolled as youth leaders of CASE - Community Actiontowards a Safer Environment.
Sam Rawlings looks at the ways in which a revolutionary poetry festival is bringing the Colombian people together, helping them to oppose terror with beauty and encouraging the population in the [...]
The global launch is taking place in Sao Paul,Brazil on February 25, 2005 and on March 8, International Women's Day, the World March of Women is launching the Women's Global Charter for Humanity.
The Parliament of the World's Religions, in Barcelona, came to a close after a week of debates by nearly 8,000 members of diverse religious communities with commitments for action on religious [...]
'Peace is a revolutionary idea,' Kai Brand Jacobsen told a recent meeting at the House of Commons. 'Peace, by peaceful means, defines that revolution is non-violent.'
The time has come for the world community to recognise that war, rather than an instrument for the elimination of terrorists and aggressors, is a crime against humanity.
Today 25 Congresswomen in the US House of Representatives walked out - and refused to participate in the vote to give Bush war powers --- they were led by Barbara Bell of California and they took [...]
Action Handbook for the 21st Century by Ervin Laszlo
The 11th of September suicide attack on New York's World Trade Center and Washington's Pentagon was an offence against all of human life and every civilisation. We condemn this act of terrorism [...]
'Terrorism will not be stopped by militarised minds which create insecurity and fear and hence breed terrorism.'
This year's Gandhi Memorial Lecture was given by Dr. Scilla Elworthy, founder director of the Oxford Research Institute. The following is extracted from the full Lecture which is available on [...]
Seeds of Peace equips young people from areas of conflict with the skills and leadership capabilities to end cycles of violence and build lasting peace. Founded in 1993 by author and journalist [...]
It's understandable why many of us, after grieving and consoling the mourners, will feel anger ñ and while some demagogues in Congress have already sought to manipulate that feeling into a [...]
Today, when I listen to the violence couched in defence of freedom' rhetoric, I feel compelled to let you know that terrorism is often bred of terror ñ an act of violence carried out by a person [...]
Linda Lantieri, Founder Director of the Resolving Conflict Creatively Program of Educators for Social Responsibility says, 'Our children have learned how to deal with feelings of anger without [...]