Corona pandemic: It's time to act
22.04.2020, PWAG on the corona crisis and its repercussions
The Indian author and activist Arundhati Roy described the corona pandemic as "a portal between one world and the next". Humans can now choose: either we walk through this portal, together with our prejudices, our hatred, our greed and our "dead ideas", polluted rivers and smoky skies, or we can leave our "baggage" behind and imagine another world for which we would then be prepared to fight. PeaceWomen Across the Globe wishes too that the pandemic can lead to a change in thinking, paving the way to the more peaceful and just world that we have been working towards for 15 years. However, without increased global solidarity and cooperation with and between civil society actors, no new world can emerge beyond the portal. more...
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