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Summer Camp 2019

“Udayakiranam”, the two days summer camp was organized by Cultural Academy for Peace on April 11th and 12th, 2019 for the children between the ages of 5 to 18 years at Kuramkotta Island, Ernakulam.  The focus of our camp was to help the children to bring out their hidden talents and also to motivate them…

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Our Upcoming Projects

Community Peace Village Project Proposal Introduction to Cultural Academy for Peace: Established in 1984, Cultural Academy for Peace is committed to nurturing a society based on peace, justice, reconciliation and respect for life. Cultural Academy brings together peace activists, educators and community leaders striving to augment awareness and create a culture of peace and social…

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International Women’s Day Celebration

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on the 8th of March to celebrate womanhood and women’s achievements. This year’s International Women’s day was based on the theme “#BalanceforBetter”, an initiative to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Cultural Academy for Peace celebrated its International Women’s Day by organizing members from different women groups, along…

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The Flood Relief Project

Kuramkotta Island Project: It is an initiative with the aim of uplifting the marginalized and the less cared-for sectors, which require immediate and effective interventions. Kuramkotta is an isolated island which houses over 100 families, which approximately adds up to 349. Large number of people in this area belongs to SC/ST caste including two Christian…

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Workshop on the burning issues of Domestic Violence against women and the need to frame a comprehensive Marital Property Law

The core committee of the Cultural Academy of Peace decided to convene, within existing resources, as part of the extended activities connected with the observance of the Prevention against Domestic Violence Day on 26th November, 2018. A high level panel discussion was held in collaboration with the Kerala State Legal Services Authority (KeLSA) on the…

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Senior Citizen’s Meet

As part of our flood rehabilitation program, we conducted a need assessment for the elderly group, and we were informed by them about the need for clean and dry blankets and towels. Following this necessity, the Cultural Academy for Peace distributed blankets and towels to the 50 flood affected elderly people in the Elamkunnapuzha Grama…

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Legal Workshop

A legal workshop was organized focusing on the recent developments leading to landmark judgments on section 498A and section 497 which touch upon the dignity of women. The constitutional validity on the touchstones of gender equality, non-discrimination. The resource persons were eminent personalities from the legal, political and religious field, and the audiences were a…

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Wheels for women

The Wheels for Women is a novel initiative to empower and bring women to the main stream of society by giving training of three-wheeler vehicle (Autorickshaw). Ms. Kathleen Mulligan and Mr. David Studwell, an energetic and dynamic couple from the US who visited and interacted with the members of Shantibhavan (a home for women in…

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Legal Literacy Programmes

Awareness Programmes on Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (DV Act) Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) Sexual Harassment of Women in Work Places (POSH Act) The Immoral Traffic Prevention Act Interfaith Study Centre Against the backdrop of growing communal disharmony, fundamentalism and violence in the country, Cultural Academy aims at…

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