TEDx Exeter | Be a (non-violent) hero, not a martyr

 

In this TEDx Exeter talk, Gulalai Ismail, our local partner in Pakistan, reveals how she is building an equal and peaceful world, starting from her local community.

From witnessing inequality as a young girl in Pakistan, to defying the Taliban and founding a peacebuilding organisation, this is a story of a courageous and inspiring woman.

Date:

Related content

Local Heroes: A Shared Goal

This is the story of Michael, a local hero who runs Peace Initiative Network, a peacebuilding organisation supporting young people in the city of Kano, Northern Nigeria. This video was produced by Zoomin.TV as part of their Local Heroes series. Read more »

“The beginning of all things are small”: My visit to the United Nations

Dishani Senaratne is a peacebuilder from Sri Lanka. After participating in an online consultation on youth and peacebuilding, she was invited to attend a series of events during the UN High Level Political Forum in New York in July. We spoke to Dishani about her experience, and what she gained from the visit. Read more »

Remembering Isse

We have been extremely touched and moved by the tributes that have poured in for our partner and friend, Abdullahi Isse, who tragically lost his life on Friday 12th July when a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, was attacked by Al Shabaab. We share some of them here. Read more »