War, terrorism and crime instill fear and pain in our minds. In the news, these events are usually the headlines. Besides all these violence reports, there are countries which are considered safe and very peaceful.
The Global Peace Index (GPI) calculates the relative position of nations and regions peacefulness. The index measures global peace based on three categories:
- Level of safety and security in society.
- Extent of domestic and international conflicts.
- Degree of militarization.
- New Zealand
- Czech Republic
- Ireland and Japan
At this moment, we should all be asking ourselves if we are making our country peaceful or making it unsafe. Each individual has a role in bringing peace to our nations.