Peace & Human Rights

Denouncing Focus on Violence, Women March in France to Reclaim Anti-Austerity Message of ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement

Written by on January 7, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Denouncing Focus on Violence, Women March in France to Reclaim Anti-Austerity Message of ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement

Hundreds of women marched on Sunday in Paris to reclaim France’s “Yellow Vest” movement from violent activists, a day after protesters smashed their way into a government ministry. #yellowvests

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What I Learned Being Part of the Sanctuary Caravan: Delivering Support to Asylum Seekers on the U.S. Border

Written by on January 4, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights, Thrive with 0 Comments
What I Learned Being Part of the Sanctuary Caravan: Delivering Support to Asylum Seekers on the U.S. Border

Jodie Evans:December was the month #CODEPINK: Growing a Local Peace Economy was dedicating our outreach and organizing to being an ally for the asylum seekers who had just arrived in and around Tijuana below the U.S. San Diego border. CODEPINK’s Local Peace Economy was created to focus on the disasters that will occur as a result of global inequality, climate change, constant war.

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Historic Moment for Equality in India as Millions Link Arms to Form 400-Mile “Women’s Wall”

Written by on January 3, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Historic Moment for Equality in India as Millions Link Arms to Form 400-Mile “Women’s Wall”

A day after millions of women stood together in the Indian state to form a nearly 400-mile-long human chain to call for equality, two women made history—and sparked protests and a call for a state-wide shutdown—when they entered the #Sabarimala temple in the state of Kerala in the early hours Wednesday. They were the first women to enter the holy Hindu site since a ban on women of menstrual age was lifted just over three months ago, as protests have blocked others from entering previously. #womenswall

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The Importance of Harnessing Your Harmony Through the Holidays

The Importance of Harnessing Your Harmony Through the Holidays

People I see standing in long lines in the mall with smiles still plastered to their faces, regardless of the fact a hungry baby is wailing in one ear and the unfinished shopping list wails in the other has mastered “harnessing harmony”. And while it might go unnoticed to some people, or even be considered confusing or annoying to others, people like this always catch my attention. But not only during the holiday season, for a patient and peaceful spirit is one that is recognizable all year long…

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The New “Declaration on the Rights of Peasants” Represents a HUGE Advancement for Human Rights

Written by on December 20, 2018 in Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
The New “Declaration on the Rights of Peasants” Represents a HUGE Advancement for Human Rights

The new “Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other People Working in Rural Areas” reflects an important—arguably revolutionary—development in international human rights law. It seeks to protect the rights of rural populations, and also has implications for the fight against climate change and for the protection of biodiversity. #humanrights

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Is Finding Inner Peace and Happiness Possible in A Chaotic World?

Written by on December 19, 2018 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Is Finding Inner Peace and Happiness Possible in A Chaotic World?

You need to understand that no matter what you are going through and what environment surrounds you, happiness is a matter of choice. Here are some tips on how you can be happy and be at peace within yourself – even in a world where chaos seems to predominate.

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Yemen Remains on the Precipice of a Large-Scale Famine

Written by on December 18, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Yemen Remains on the Precipice of a Large-Scale Famine

A new study shows the “terrible tragedy” in its full scale: 67 percent of Yemen’s population needs “urgent action to save lives and livelihoods.” That means that 20 million Yemenis are vulnerable to death. A quarter of a million of these Yemenis are “on the brink of starvation.” The study points out that “armed conflict remains the main driver of food insecurity in Yemen.” That’s an obvious point, but it needs to be made. The war on Yemen has to end to prevent the near-death of the Yemeni people. #yemencantwait

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7 Key Principles to Attaining Inner Peace

7 Key Principles to Attaining Inner Peace

To obtain inner #peace, you only need to surrender to the higher consciousness within yourself. To do so is something that everyone alive has the ability to do. In a general sense, it is the purpose of all life. All that it takes is some time, consistent effort, and the right leverage in the right places. These 7 principles for attaining inner peace are that leverage.

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This Holiday Season, I’m Standing With Migrants

Written by on December 13, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 1 Comment
This Holiday Season, I’m Standing With Migrants

Caravan participants I met expressed so much faith — both in God and the idea that United States is a place that embraces those fleeing violence and poverty. What else can they do in the face of such an existential threat but hope and pray for a chance for their families to live? In the season when many celebrate the birth of a child whose family had to flee to another country to keep him alive, what does our shared humanity demand from parents making the same difficult choice today? #standwithmigrants

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Courage Is Contagious | Frances Moore Lappé

Courage Is Contagious | Frances Moore Lappé

In this article and accompanying video, Frances Moore Lappé talks about courage being contagious. Civil #courage is the capacity to do what serves the common good, even if one must stand alone.

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This Is What A Hero Looks Like: Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi | Interview with Jay Shetty

Written by on December 2, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living, Inspirational, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
This Is What A Hero Looks Like: Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi | Interview with Jay Shetty

Watch this inspirational video in which Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi is interviewed by Jay Shetty. Satyarthi’s mission is to liberate every child from slavery. His story was captured in this phenomenal new documentary, The Price of Free (see below), which follows Satyarthi and his team of activists around the world on secret raid and rescue missions as they hunt for missing children and work to reunite them with their families.

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The Price of Free (Incredible Documentary about Liberating Children From Slavery)

The Price of Free (Incredible Documentary about Liberating Children From Slavery)

Follow the thrilling story of Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s journey to liberate every child from slavery. THE PRICE OF FREE follows Satyarthi and his team of activists around the world on secret raid and rescue missions as they hunt for missing children and work to reunite them with their families. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize, US Documentary, Sundance 2018.

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Why Should Child Slavery Matter to You?

Written by on November 26, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Why Should Child Slavery Matter to You?

Imagine your childhood without school, without your family, forced to work in physically demanding jobs… this is the life of a child exploited. But, we believe that every child has a right to live a real childhood. Freeing the millions of children affected by this is a huge task, but one man, Kailash Satyarthi, has dedicated his life to ending child slavery. So far, he and his foundation have helped free 88,000 children from forced labor. We still have a long way to go, but even the smallest amounts of help are crucial. If you would like to be a part of the movement, you can click the blue donate button to contribute. Tune in on November 27 to watch the feature film documentary ‘The Price of Free’, here on SoulPancake.

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Join the “Heal the Middle East 2018 Peace Intention Experiment” on Monday, November 12

Written by on November 11, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Join the “Heal the Middle East 2018 Peace Intention Experiment” on Monday, November 12

Lynne McTaggart: On Monday, November 12 (at 10:30 am Pacific/1:30 pm Eastern/6:30 pm UK/7:30 pm Europe), we will be focusing our collective intention for peace on an area of the Middle East, as that entire region is undergoing vast unrest and conflicts that affect all of us around the world.

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With 300+ Human Rights Defenders Killed Last Year, Global Activists Hammer Out New Action Plan to End Widespread Repression

Written by on October 30, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
With 300+ Human Rights Defenders Killed Last Year, Global Activists Hammer Out New Action Plan to End Widespread Repression

Over 150 human rights defenders gathered in Paris for a three-day summit focused on sharing challenges and strategies for the repression and sometimes lethal obstacles they and their fellow activists face across the globe.

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