Banaras Hindu University Varanasi Second Special Winter School 15th December 2014 to 4th January 2015 Women and Peace Delivered By Prof. Anjoo Sharan Upadhyaya Department of Political Science Banaras Hindu University Gender Stereotypes Men are active, women are passive Men are agents, women are victims Men are rational, women are emotional Men are producers, women are consumers. Involvement of Women in Peace Processes First world peace conference was held in the year 1899 in Hague. 1995: Beijing Conference 1999: Hague appeal for peace U.N Security Council passed a resolution in Security Council for Women on 30th October 2000. Four Pillars of Peace Conflict prevention Women’s participation in decision making Protection of women’s rights Gender sensitive peace keeping Sarv Dharma Sambhav and Swami Vivekananda Delivered By Prof. Awadhesh Pradhan Department of Hindi Banaras Hindu University Concept of Dharma Dharma is derived from the Sanskrit word Dhri, meaning ‘To hold together’. Dharma is the way of life. It has universal application. It is the manifestation of human dignity. The term Sarv Dharma Sambhav was coined by Mahatma Gandhi. It means equality for all religion. Necessity/ Utility of Dharma in Modern society Various Forms of Dharma According to Manu Smriti - There are two types of Dharma Nitya Dharma or Samanya Dharma Anitya or Apad Dharma Vivekananda’s view on Dharma Religion is realization. To do good and to be good is the whole of all religion. Concept and Types of Yog Define Yog Vivekananda has divided Yog in four typesGyan yog Karma Yog Bhakti Yog Raj Yog. ‘Live for others’ is the essence of Vedanta. Thank You.