ELA GANDHI: PEACE ACTIVIST
ABC Radio National: Tuesday 26 February 2013, 9:05 AM
Her grandfather is a household name in India, the man who helped to win independence with non-violent protest. Ela Gandhi is in Australia to talk about the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and its relevance to contemporary social problems.
Ela talks about non-violent solutions to issues such as the poor treatment of women in India and South Africa. She advocates looking at the causes and prevention, rather than aiming to implement violent punishments such as the death sentence, after the fact.