those who today serve on our behalf in the armed forces
the sacrifice of veterans past
the children, women and men who are devastated by wars they cannot control.
What is Pragmora?
Pragmora is an international organization that develops and advocates pragmatic non-violent measures to help prevent and resolve armed conflicts globally. We bridge the gap between policy experts and grassroots peace activists. Pragmora is both a policy think tank and a grassroots advocacy group. www.pragmora.org
This a 1952 Oscar-winning short begins in a seemingly comical fashion but quickly evolves into violence. It is as relevant today as it was 50 years ago. VIEW
The Pragmora Peace Action Team at the University of Toronto has officially launched! Viewing f the videoclip of Congolese soldiers, Why We Rape, was followed by a rich challenging discussion.
Participation is open to anyone who wants to join in the Great Discussion! MORE
Meet Cassandra -- President of the Pragmora Peace Action Team at the University of Toronto
"I developed a passion for social justice at a very young age. While at U of T, I have engaged in several human rights and social justice initiatives and my passion has only grown.
I am thrilled to be acting as President for UofT's first Pragmora Peace Action Team (PPAT)!
I am very conscious of the fact that today's youth are tomorrow's leaders; as such, there is a crucial need to develop curious and critical minds. I am extremely excited to tap into this capacity for transformative thinking by carrying out the mission of PPAT U of T."
Cassandra is studying Equity (Social Justice) and Anthropology at the University of Toronto. She is a co-editor for the journalists for human rights UofT blog and an intern for Toronto-based research group Gendering Adolescent Aids Prevention..
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