What is our Mission?

We work to reclaim and reaffirm nonviolence, a foundational principle of Islam, as a pervasive lived reality for communities of peace across the world.

1. Reclaim & Reaffirm Nonviolence

We, at the Center for Non Violence & Peace Studies, are committed to reclaim and reaffirm nonviolence as a foundational principle of Islam.

2. Education & Scholarship

We, at the Center for Non-violence & Peace studies, work to clearly articulate, educate and engage in scholarship on the Madinan School of Nonviolence based on the Quran & authentic Prophetic example.

3. Advocate & Challenge

We, at the Center for Non Violence & Peace Studies, draw a distinct separation between Islam as a faith system and the violence portrayed in its name by advocating and challenging extremism in both its violent and nonviolent forms

4. Change

We, at the Center for Non Violence & Peace Studies, work to actualise progressive individual and societal change built on non violence as a foundational principle.

5. Hope

We, at the Center for Non Violence & Peace Studies, inspire hope, growth & opportunity at grassroots level, for all.