The Brahma Kumaris is a network of organisations in 120 countries, working at all levels of society for positive change and committed to self-transformation through meditation and positive thinking. From its beginning in 1937 The Brahma Kumaris now comprises individuals of all ages and backgrounds who regularly participate in activities at and through 8,500 meditation centres.
As a non-governmental organisation, The Brahma Kumaris works in collaboration with government, community based and private sector organisations all over the world. Since 1981 Brahma Kumaris has been affiliated to the United Nations as an Non-governmental Organisation, initiating and participating in programs to promote peace, community harmony and co-operation. In all aspects of these activities women are very active in leadership and innovation.