Swaraj Peeth Trust, a Gandhian center for nonviolence and peace, works for Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of Swaraj – Home-Rule or Self Rule based on culture of nonviolence or cultural democracy- through building a community based nonviolent social force called Gandhi Shanti Sena; organising public dialogues, training in nonviolence and ducation programmes for creating swaraj awareness in various areas of life. Read More

Half Widows of Kashmir

the Struggling Motherhood: Half –widows and Widows of J&K  ‘Half-widow’ is a poignant term used only in Kashmir for a woman whose husband is taken away by militants  or by the security forces and has never since returned dead or … Read more

Changing ways in Banka

In Search of Sustainable Empowerment Swaraj Peeth’s Experiment in Banka When protests and dharnas by thousands have occupied headlines, a peaceful dharna  by a hundred odd youth in a small place like BDO office of Chandan Block in Banka Dist. … Read more

Blurb Girls Rise for Education in Bihar

How Hind Swaraj and Nonviolence education works Girls’ Nonviolent Action for Education: “A literate daughter makes a society literate…”   A group of primary school girls waged a unique nonviolent campaign for a school for girls, under the guidance of … Read more