Peace & Harmonious Relations
"Hamari Boli" (Our Language) is the new name of Hindi-Urdu, the Lingua Franca of South Asia and Desis worldwide. With dozens of mutually intelligible local varieties, and over 1 Billion 1st and 2nd language speakers, it is the second most spoken language in the world!
A genuine first ever in Applied Linguistics i.e. Wiki-based Open Language Planning, The larger "Hamari Boli Initiative" is a full-scale "Language Planning" Enterprise aimed at 'Hindi-Urdu' Script, Style, Status & Lexical Reform and Modernization.
“Treat others as you wish to be treated.”
Also known as the Ethic of Reciprocity, The Golden Rule has been restated throughout religion & philosophy, in nearly every culture & time period.
Why have so many cultures come up with an idea so similar?
Perhaps because The Golden Rule points to something that is so universal, so central to the human experience. As Karen Armstrong, winner of the TED Prize, put it, “It’s not just religious people who believe in The Golden Rule. This is the source of all morality, this imaginative act of empathy – putting yourself in the place of another.”
Rwanda’s recent history has been characterized by ethnic tensions, mistrust, and violence. Post-colonial leaders preached sectarianism and extreme hatred, which culminated in the 1994 genocide. Youth were often under-educated or not educated at all, furthermore being denied a public voice and thus easy prey for misuse. They were involved in carrying out atrocities during the 1994 genocide since they were not able to critically reflect on the propaganda of the government.
The Children's Global Peace Project empowers children to find peace within, harmony with others, and beauty in diversity. We help to foster a world of peace, one child at a time.
Empathy to the 8th Power: WE ENHANCE the EVOLUTIONARY EMERGENCE of EMPATHY by ENGAGING children in an ENERGETIC EMBRACE of synergistic ELEMENTS of EMPOWERMENT! : )
The photo of a butter or 'bisbul' tree with colourful bee-hived benches in the profile picture really captures the vision of the school, which is to educate Indonesian younger generation into intellectual, religious, humanistic beings, within the equality and diversity framework. And the proposed initiative becomes a critical and systematic means to fulfil the broad vision.
On Spirit Day last year, I again was brought to recognize the devastating effects of bullying on our children and youth. This is especially true in our small remote communities, where the pressures of bullying and to fit in can be so intense. I realized that instead of waiting for someone else to act, that I wanted to be part of tackling the bullying issue in our communities. This brought me to look for a program that could work for us. After all, we are in a unique situation here, with our entire population living in such a small area, and still so separate from other communities.
Please see other changeshop with this name. This is not my true entry.