Society, Culture and Peace: Networks

PostedonApr. 30, 2014in Society, Culture and Peace

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  1. The Working Group of Women for Land Ownership (WGWLO) is Gujarat state based network committed to sustained grassroots action and policy advocacy around the issue of women’s land rights, including access and ownership over Land and other productive resources. (checked on 17 Apr. 2018)

  2. Building sustainable human communities in the Darjeeling hills and the adjoining areas by promoting people’s participation, gender equality and living in harmony with the environment – Darjeeling Ladenla Road Prerna (DLR Prerna) (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  3. is both an information clearinghouse and a network of action-oriented groups. Their focus is on building community resilience in a world of multiple emerging challenges: the decline of cheap energy, the depletion of critical resources like water, complex environmental crises like climate change and biodiversity loss, and the social and economic issues which are linked to these. (checked on 30 Mar. 2017)

  4. The People’s Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI) is an authentic and comprehensive survey carried out by persons who belong to the respective speech communities or have worked closely with them over a considerable period of time. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  5. The Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity constitutes a movement of action and thought against all forms of domination towards writers, artists, poets, scientists, lawyers, and academics, religions, athletes, students, and social movements, in order to support the processes of social change, oppose imperialism and its neoliberal policies, denounce the wars, combat hunger, poverty and the problems of education and health. The Network equally pronounces in favor of cultural diversity, in defense of the environment and to develop an alternative thinking with an own worldview. (checked on 22 Jun. 2019)

  6. The Alternatives Forum Pune was established with the main objective of discussing and taking forward experiences and concepts that present an alternative to the current unsustainable and inequitable model of development. It is led by non-government organisations Kalpavriksh, Parisar, Prayas, Centre for Environment Education, SOPPECOM and Manthan. To join, please write to the coordinator – Sanskriti Menon.

  7. Zumbara – Giving Time Not Money – is an internet community time-banking system in whichb no money is exchanged, only talents and experiences are shared in return for time. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  8. The purpose of Transition Network is to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities world-wide as they self-organise around the Transition model. (checked on 31 May 2017)

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