Banaras Hindu University
Second Special Winter School
15th December 2014
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
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
 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 typesGyan yog
Karma Yog
Bhakti Yog
Raj Yog.
‘Live for others’ is the essence of Vedanta.
Thank You.

Review – Winter School Week 1