Fighting Violence with Nonviolence

Scilla Elworthy of the Oxford research Group speaks about ways of responding to violence without using violence. One of the foundations of her approach is building inner strength through self-awareness. Scilla Elworthy TED Talk

First Ever Day of the Girl!

Following an extensive campaign by non-governmental organizations, the United Nations has declared 11 October the Day of the Girl Child. You can read the official proclamation from the United Nations here Find out about the virtual summit held to celebrate the first Day of the Girl here. The website also shares videos, photos and...

My Life as a Refugee App

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has released a game which helps us to enter into the experiences of refugees. Characters are confronted with real life choices which determine the outcome of their quest for safety. My Life as a Refugee is available for Android or IOS. Find out more here

Fair Trade Fortnight

Are you celebrating Fair Trade Fortnight in your country? For information about events in Australia and New Zealand, visit What’s happening near you?