Powering Learning about Nonviolent Action

The Global Nonviolent Action Database provides free access to information about hundreds of cases of nonviolent action, from all continents and most countries, for learning and for citizen action. The database is a project of Swarthmore College. Learn more about the database.

Featured Case Studies

Geographical Mapping of Campaigns

Nonviolent action campaigns are waged all over the world. See a distribution of the campaigns across the globe in our interactive map.

1,200+ cases
100+ countries
400+ years covered
View Campaigns on the Map
Screenshot of the GNAD map