Who Are The Hibakusha?

Atomic Bomb survivors are referred to in Japanese as hibakusha...

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Programs

Spring 2014 programs were a great success!

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Meet The Hibakusha

Hibakusha Stories sponsors visits to NYC of hibakusha who share their stories with our youth...

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Why Disarmament Education?

Disarmament education is concerned with the development of skills and knowledge to empower young people to contribute to the process of disarmament...

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Setsuko and Yasuaki Speak

Angela Kane, the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs with Setsuko Thurlow and Yasuaki Yamashita, Nayarit, Mexico, 2014

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Hibakusha Stories, a UN affiliated NGO, educates a new generation of students about the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and empowers them with tools to build a world free of nuclear weapons.

Who Are The Hibakusha?

1Atomic Bomb survivors are referred to in Japanese as hibakusha, which translates literally as “bomb-affected-people”. We highlight the gifts we can learn and receive from survivors.
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2014 School Programs

2We will be offering 90-minute programs in NYC high schools and universities in May of 2014. We will be conducting a Disarmament Theater Workshop and other events. READ MORE>>

Disarmament Education

3Disarmament education is concerned with the development of skills and knowledge to empower young people to contribute to the process of disarmament, particularly nuclear weapons.
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Meet The Hibakusha

4Hibakusha Stories sponsors visits to NYC of hibakusha who share their stories with our youth, imparting a legacy and entrusting them with a remembrance responsibility.
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