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Tuesday marked the commemoration of the International Day of Non-Violence, introduced by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007 in honor of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, the pioneer of a nonviolence movement that inspired the world. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres laid a wreath in honor of Gandhi at the Raj Ghat Memorial in New Delhi and there stressed how Gandhi's legacy should inspire us all to work toward peace, sustainable development and human rights. He had spoken just over a week before on the International Day of Peace (Sept. All these events show peace and nonviolence is being talked about perhaps more than ever before.Nonviolent choices can be passive, like avoiding conflict, or proactive, through nonviolent acts like protests and campaigns.Young people are finding it hard to accept the ideals of peace and nonviolence while surrounded by conflict, anger and hate speech.This approach should be multidisciplinary, enabling people of all backgrounds to know the core values of peace and nonviolence.
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