Peace Direct partner, Gulalai Ismail, came to London to speak to teens about her work in peacebuilding and gender empowerment in Pakistan. Ismail set up her first program, Aware Girls, at just 16. She now recruits young people to the Seeds of Peace network as well, pursuading people to reject extremism and promote tolerance. UK newspaper, The Guardian, featured Ismail’s visit and her inspiring work in their Poverty Matters Blog. Read the story.
As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy today, Peace Direct and the Alliance for Peacebuilding would like to celebrate everyday peacebuilders across America who are heeding Dr. King’s inspirational example. Read more »
Asmin works for KI, (Kapamagogopa Incorporated) our local partner in the Philippines. We spoke to her to find out about her work, how violence in the area affected her and her family, and her hopes for a peaceful future. Read more »