Tag Archives : Justice and Peace

Shara Ng (China, Hong Kong SAR)

  Editor—Law Ling She has been a vegetarian for more than 20 years. Despite having a full-time job as an office worker, she is devoted to promoting plant-based diet. She is the chairman of Hong Kong Vegan Association and the representative for Hong Kong IV, Asia Pacific Vegetarian Union. The development of Hong Kong Vegan […]


Bonnie Chiu (China, Hong Kong SAR)

  Editor—Chong Hoi Kwo Bonnie Chiu is the founder of Lensational, a campaign which helps women empower themselves through photography. Bonnie believes in universal language- a medium that everyone is able to communicate, even if they are have low education level. Therefore, Bonnie decided to use photograph to share her belief to others. Gender inequality […]

Kripa Sigdel (Nepal)

She always use to say ‘No matter how you fall, how you pick yourself back that counts the most’ and thisis one of the thing I am so impressed about and what makes me feel that this women i  know is going to do wonders in the world for good. She is vary caring, very […]



Leila de Lima (Philippines)

  Leila de Lima is a Senator in the Philippine government. In August 2016, as chair of the Senate committee on justice and human rights, she initiated an inquiry into the spate of ‘extrajudicial’ killings that has taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office at the end of June (more than 3,400 alleged drug […]

Anna Politkovskaya (Russian Federation)

————————– Update: Anna Politkovskaya was assassinated on October 7, 2006, in her apartment block in Moscow. Before Politkovskaya was laid to rest, more than 1,000 people filed past her coffin to pay their last respects. ————————–  “People ask me: ‘Why do you write about this war?’ The reason is quite simple: we are contemporaries of […]


Barbro Sundback (Finland)

———————————————— 1000PeaceWomen update: Barbro Sundback, 21 January 2016 Barbro Sundback continues in her role of Chair of the Board of the Åland Islands Peace Institute, the hugely successful organisation that she helped found in 1992. She is proud of the way the Peace Institute has developed and feels the time will be right for her […]

Shahjahan Apa (India)

  —————————————- Update: Shahjahan apa, passed away on 28 September 2013 in an accident while on her way to the mahila panchayat (an innovative collective approach for community participation in dispute redressal).     http://petticoatjournal.com/sto-ries/tribute-shahjahan-apa-was-a-prominent-face-of-the-1970s-feminism/ —————————————- “My daughter was killed by my in-laws. I could not get justice. Yet I had faith in Allah’s rehmat […]