International Day of Peace, South Asia region

21 September 2012 The IDP was marked in several locales of our South Asia region. The theme of this year’s observances was “Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future“.    

European bans of Muslim veil & the freedom of choice

  …proponents of bans on veils in Europe see them as a way to liberate women and protect women and girls from societal pressure to veil themselves. As alien as it may seem to some Europeans, veiling can be a choice, in the same way that other convictions or conduct that have been shaped by […]