Tag Archives : A Thousand Ways to Educate for a Global Culture of Peace

Wang Xiaoping (China)

  In 2015, after ten years’ continuous effort, Wang and her team had succeeded in developing educational material on rural culture and bringing it into school curriculums in various rural minority regions, to help preserve rural culture heritage in those areas. Their vision is to build up among the pupils an understanding of, hence the […]


Lui Lai Hung (China, Hong Kong SAR)

At the start of 2009, the odds were against Yuen Kong Kindergarten seeing in the new decade. It had become run-down, the walls were grimy, and basic equipment – including the printer and phone – didn’t work. Worse, its last teacher had left. Just five pupils remained at the kindergarten, which served distant Yuen Kong […]

Diana Francis (United Kingdom)

  Update 18 December 2015 (agreed with her) „I am a radical peacenik and peace professional.“ The ten years since 2005 have been full and demanding ones for Diana Francis (http://www.dianafrancis.info/ ). In addition to writing two more books, as well as several articles for the Committee for Conflict Transformation Support (CCTS), she has been […]

D photo by  Simon Boedecker, Stuttgart 2015


Meihua Jin (China)

—————————————— 10 years later: On 25th August 2015, we visited Jin Meihua and interviewed her. In the interview, in her son’s flat located in Wuzhong, Ningxia, Jin Meihua talked about her 10 year life of teaching Chinese Muslim women and how important education is to Chinese Muslim Women. Here is the full video of the interview: […]

Xinlan Ma (China)

“ ——————————————————– 10 years later: On 25th August 2015, in the office of Weizhou Ethnic Kindergarten, Weizhou, Tongxin County, Ningxia, Ma Xinlan talked to Lau Kin Chi about her long experience of being a teacher in the Chinese Muslim community and a problematic traditional perception of the role of a girl in Chinese Muslim families. […]


Joan Hinton (China)

    ————————————– Update: Joan Hinton died on June 8 2010 at a hospital in Beijing. She was 88.   http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/12/science/12hinton.html?_r=0 ————————————– “As long as there is war, science will never be free. Are we scientists going to spend our lives in slavery for madmen who want to destroy the world?” Joan Hinton, who was […]

Laxmi Bakhadyo (Nepal)

  Laxmi Bakhadyo, was born in middle class family in 1989. She was grown up as normal girl child but her ambition and her schooling made her a social worker who devotes life for social justice and community empowerment. She had completed her graduate in 2014 from Kathmandu School of Law, a community college in […]


Rafia Gulani (Pakistan)

  Ms. Rafia Gulani was born on 11th February 1965 in the Diplo town of Tharparkar which is a poverty-stricken drought-prone region of the Sindh province of Pakistan. She hails from the Diplai Memon community which is known for its commitment to education. Her father Gul Muhammad Gulani was a renowned educationist and moved from […]