Organization for Peace Studies-Peace Studies Should be for all children, not just in colleges

Why Is ‘Peace Studies’ Only A Graduate Program

The word “peace” has been defined in several contexts such that it’s complex to pinpoint or generalize a single meaning. The study of peace remains pertinent in this world full of unpreventable and unresolved conflicts. Learning about what is national peace and how it can be managed has been relegated as a graduate or postgraduate course mostly for adults and little or nothing is said about it to children. It is unrealistic to “protect” children from hearing or knowing about the existence of conflicts when they are experiencing it daily; hearing about it from others; watching it on TV or living under the consequences of a broken country. Peace studies have to be included in the curriculum of every school beginning from the Primary school level upwards. Children deserve to know why they might be experiencing some post-conflict consequences… Complete Article HERE