Articles tagged with: Egypt
Inside Peace X Peace »
Sometimes building peace can be difficult and messy (ok, most of the time). Below are some examples of that. But also some examples of how humor and optimism can help us push through. Enjoy!
I loved this Op-ed from Sunday about why UNESCO is important to the peace process, and why the U.S. should restore its dues to the agency.
Check out this article on the continued struggle for rights by Afghan women. Afghan …
Connection Point, PeaceTimes »
“Dialogue alone is not sufficient. Building partnerships and addressing common interests is what is needed.”
Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet interviewed Sahar Taman, Co-Founder of Journeys to Understanding and the 2011 Connection Point Award winner, about her work in interfaith dialogue in Egypt. Her responses are below.
Tell me more about your work in interfaith dialogue. Why is it important?
Religion is important. For too long we have understood that separation of church and state and freedom of religion means keeping religion personal and private. It isn’t. It is public and in-your-face. Religious …
Inside Peace X Peace »
Here’s the crème de la crème of the internet this week (and a few from last week that I just came across):
A good eyewitness account of the deadly violence in Egypt last weekend
Wonder what daily life is like for Christians in Egypt in light of the clashes this week? Here’s a great portrait of one family, from the New York Times.
Awesome piece from Roxanne Krystalli, and raises issues I’m thinking about a lot this week. How Can Men Promote Gender Advocacy? I would go even farther and ask – want …
Voices from the Frontlines »
“We recognize the untapped potential of women as a driving force for change, and as future leaders of an equitable, interconnected, and peaceful world.”
Last summer I met 15 exceptional women from 7 different countries here in Vienna, Austria.
The women were participating in Mothers MOVE, a three-day conference hosted by Women Without Borders (WWB), a Vienna-based research and advocacy organization that provides grassroots women a platform to speak and to share their concerns with the international community.
As India Consultant to WWB, I watched the …