Youths for Peace, Bangladesh

Creating cultures of peace among the youths
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“Our purpose is to promote dialogue, interfaith cooperation, to end all kinds of violence and to create cultures of peace among the youths.”
Traditions
Hinduism, Indigenous, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam
Sub-Traditions
African Traditional, Buddhist
Number of Members
30
Region
Sub-Region
Bangladesh
Location
Narayangoni, Bangladesh
Joined URI Network

Youths for Peace, Bangladesh Cooperation Circle (CC) members consist of youth from different religions (Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and tribal) from all over Bangladesh. The majority of them are active in youth groups of local and international organizations. They conduct workshops, seminars and conferences for youth. CC members empower young people to be initiators of positive change and organize interfaith meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences promoting dialogue. Additionally, they support interfaith cooperation to end violence and create cultures of peace as well as provide resources and training for individuals to develop leadership skills. They also advocate for and support children and youths with special needs and without parents, helping them to raise their voices. All in all, they help society to overcome stereotypes and prejudices and become youth leaders in their communities, support and implement peace activities through youth leadership programs, and promote peace and positive changes through cultural and ecological activities.

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