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In South Korea, the major focus of high school students is studying for college entrance exams with little opportunity to think about world affairs or even about their own country’s affairs. Professor Roger D.
Published on 22/01/2019
In Uruguay, young people live in difficult homes and school environments ridden with conflict stemming from violence and lack of education. According to UNICEF, about thirty percent of children and teens in Uruguay are bullied at school.
Published on 11/01/2019
Award winner Maria Elena Wapenka and Soonok Kang
"This award is such a significant distinction. It's a great incentive to what we do as women, to makes us feel the love of others who recognize us and value the work we do."—María Elena Wapenka, Minister of Superior Court of Electoral Justice
Published on 13/12/2018
Women in Tanzania for the Peace Begins in the Home campaign
In Tanzania, Margreth struggles with discrimination and work exploitation from having a hearing impairment. Previously, she worked at Buhangjuga Primary school as a teacher for nine months. However, during this time, she was not payed for her work.
Published on 20/11/2018
The following story by Ms. Asiimwe Jackline for Global Peace Foundation Uganda highlights the heartwarming lessons on peace she learned from her mother. Do you have a story about how Peace Begins in the Home? Contact us today and tell your story.
Published on 14/11/2018
“We trained students to upcycle waste papers and trained them to turn it into beautiful reusable crafts, while we trained women to upcycle waste newspapers and waste milk plastics, turning them into beautiful baskets and key rings respectively.”
Published on 06/11/2018
The following speech was delivered during the Global Peace Leadership Conference on August 1, 2018 in Kampala, Uganda by Dr. Junsook Moon, chairwoman of Global Peace Women, the women's division of the Global Peace Foundation.
Published on 22/10/2018
“There is a saying, ‘Where the family goes, so goes the community.’ It is incumbent upon each of us to become the voice that speaks with authority and passion in the public square and within our areas of influence,” Rachel Murray, Director of the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) women’s division in
Published on 19/10/2018

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