People of Peace


Tens of thousands of Pakistanis, headed up by Mohammed Tahseen and South Asia Partnership Pakistan, struggle for democracy, religious tolerance, women's equity and agrarian reform.






  • People of Peace





Study Guide




The goal of this video is to introduce students to South Asia Partnership and the work that is being done in Pakistan with regards to democracy. Also, to show how this work fits in to the United Nation's Millenium Development Goals (MDG) and/or Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).




1. Show the video "People of Peace"


2. Ask students to form small groups to describe the following impressions from the video:

  • What difficulties is Pakistan facing?

  • Describe South Asia Partnership.

  • What is being done regarding democratic reform?

  • What Millennium Development Goals and/or Sustainable Development Goals does this project relate to?


3. Option for Take-Home Assignment. Using the internet links offered here, find more facts about:

  • South Asian Partnership

  • United Nations Millennium Development Goals

  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

4. Write 1.5 pages on the results of your research emphasizing the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals context for South Asian Partnership's work in Pakistan.


5. Group discussion

In groups, first share your short essays and then, asking one person to represent the discussion, make presentations to the class about any or all of the above.
Include suggestions on how students could start an ongoing global justice project or become involved with NGO projects already in existence.