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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 The Peace Village aims at providing a safe and peaceful environment to the target group by providing small cottage system. A system whereby people who are seeking to experience community living come together as an extended community, which had been the practice of early Indian villages. This way of life disappeared in…

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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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Disaster Management Centre

Recovery and Resilience during the Floods           In August 2018, the South Indian state of Kerala was hit by an unusually heavy rainfall causing the worst floods in the region in nearly a century. Almost 500 people lost their lives and an estimated million had to be evacuated. During this time…

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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 Aid Department

Legal Aid Department Cultural Academy for Peace provides Legal aid which aims to empower vulnerable and key populations with an increased knowledge of laws and their rights, also making them aware of the ways to seek redress for human rights violations, including discrimination of any type. Around one third of women worldwide have experienced physical and/or…

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