December 26, 2017

Are you educated to respect diversity?

What is diversity? It means the condition of having or being composed of differing elements; variety. It also refers to the inclusion of individuals representing more than one national origin, color, religion, socioeconomic stratum, sexual orientation, etc.

Diversity is any dimension that can be used to differentiate groups and people from one another; Ethnicity, race, dress, socio-economic status, gender, language, religion, beliefs, settlements, colour, age, physical abilities, geographical area, experiences, viewpoints, backgrounds knowledge, sexual orientation, food, festival etc

The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differencecs.

December 21, 2017

Are you a Global Citizen?

We cannot deny the fact that the world we live in is a Global Village. We are all connected.

"Before you finish eating breakfast in the morning, you've depended on more than half of the works" said Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

And it is the truth. Wherever you are, whoever you are, we depend on each other! But is the world becoming better? Religious conflicts, refugee crisis, political instability, famine...the list goes on and on, are ever on the rise.

December 6, 2017

Enikki Festa

 “I live in a country where the culture (and costume) is unique. Every day is a celebration of our unique culture. But the ‘tshechu’, an occasion celebrated with mask dances is the most special. Because the dancers wear beautiful masks, sometimes scary masks too. And they also wear bright colorful costumes,” writes a 12-year-old girl from Eastern Bhutan. She also has a colorful drawing of a chham in session.