Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Kashmir.
Local peacebuilding organisations in Kashmir
Aseem Foundation works for youth and women empowerment in regions near India's borders.
Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR)
Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation strives to be a catalyst for peace in South Asia and to facilitate reconciliation in the region.
Child Nurture and Relief (CHINAR)
CHINAR works with orphans and vulnerable young people affected by the conflict in Kashmir, irrespective of race, religion or ethnic background.
Global Youth Foundation (GYF)
GYF is a youth-led organisation which works to promote peace, inter-community harmony, and justice in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Human Effort for Love and Peace (HELP) Foundation, J&K
HELP Foundation has a wide range of projects aimed at improving the lives of disadvantaged children and women.
Humanity Welfare Organization Helpline (HWOH)
Human Welfare Organization Helpline works for the rights of physically challenged children. Its founder was shot by political militants in Kashmir.
Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS)
Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS) is a non-profit organisation working with the mandate for a humane social order based on truth, justice, freedom and equity.
Jammu and Kashmir Association of Social Workers (JKASW)
JKASW work to build peace in Kashmir by bringing about change in young people’s attitude towards voluntarism.
Koshish is an organisation striving to support and give voice to marginalised children and young people in Kashmir.
Natrang Theatre Group
Natrang is a reknowed theatre group Jammu & Kashmir. In recent years, the group has begun to use theatre as a tool for peacebuilding.
Paigaam: A Message for Peace
Paigaam educates, trains, and empowers youth, children, and adults in the values, principles, and best practices of intercultural peacebuilding and peacekeeping skills based on mainly peace-psychology in Kashmir.
The Peace Gong is a children's newspaper that empowers underprivileged youth in India to contribute toward peace and social change through media literacy.
Radio Sharda broadcasts in Kashmir and aims to be a link between Pandits and Muslims in Kashmir and beyond.
Right to Information Movement (RTI)
RTI is a people's movement working on the implementation of the right to information in Kashmir.
Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP)
Based in Delhi but operating through South Asia, including Kashmir, WISCOMP's aim is to promote women to positions of leadership in all aspects of peace, security and international affairs.
Yakjah Reconciliation and Development Network
Yakjah Reconciliation and Development Network work with youth divided across regional, ethnic, religious, ideological and political fault lines in Kashmir.
Youth Parliament of Jammu and Kashmir (YPJK)
Youth Parliament of Jammu and Kashmir is an organisation of young, dynamic, imaginative and innovative young people promoting peace Jammu and Kashmir.