Tag Archives : Justice and Peace


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 […]

Asma Jahangir (Pakistan)

  ——————————– Update: Asma Jahangir In May 2005, Jahangir helped to organise a symbolic mixed-gender marathon in Lahore to raise awareness about violence against sports women by religious extremists. Islamist groups armed with firearms, batons and Molotov cocktails violently opposed the event and Jahangir was publicly beaten, stripped and detained by the police. More recently, […]



Savitri MacCuish (Netherlands)

  ———————————————- Update Savitri MacCuish 24 February 2016-02-25   World Peace Flame has gone from strength to strength over the last ten years, under the leadership of Savitri MacCuish. Her particular success has been the enthusiasm with which the World Peace Flame educational packs have been taken up by schools all around the world. This […]

Domitila Barrios de Chungara (Bolivia)

————————- Update: Bolivians have paid tribute to Domitila Barrios de Chungara, long-time social activist, union leader, feminist, revolutionary, and national heroine who died March 13 2012 in Cochabamba at the age of 74.   https://nacla.org/blog/2012/3/15/remembering-domitila-making-bolivian-history ————————- I want to leave future generations the only valid inheritance: a free country and social justice.” ‘Let me speak’ […]


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 […]

Lau Siu Lai (China, Hong Kong SAR)

  Lau Siu Lai is one of the founders of ‘Democracy Siu Lai’. She held lots of talks during the umbrella movement; meanwhile she is the lecturer in Hong Kong Community College in Sociology and Culture.   At the beginning of the umbrella movement, she hoped that she could support Hong Kong citizens through action […]


Yoko Ono (Japan)

Yoko Ono was born at 18th, February, 1933. She is a pioneer artist and well-known as the wife of one of the member of the legendary British band Beatles: John Lennon. She was often neglected as an artist promoting peace, love and anti-war but always become a gossip topic as John Lennon’s wife. People often […]

Mukhtar Mai (Pakistan)

  Mukhtar Mai was born in 1972, in a small village in Pakistan. She only knew Koran and she often taught children to read Koran. People in village was poor and they were often oppressed by the richer class. A serious tragedy happened when she was 30.   In June 2002, Mai’s brother Shakur was […]


Swechhya Sangroula (Nepal)

  “Combatting the trafficking of persons, especially that of women and girls and its modern forms has always been an issue close to my heart “, says Swechhya Sangroula, a young lawyer from Nepal. Swechhya completed her undergraduate studies at Kathmandu School of Law, a community college in Nepal, and was the recipient of the 2015 President’s Academic Excellence […]