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In February 2012 four Elders travelled to Bihar, India, to meet a group of young people campaigning to stop child marriage. After listening to the teenage girls and boys, Desmond Tutu, Ela Bhatt, Gro Brundtland and Mary Robinson raised the issue with Bihar's Chief Minister, urging him to support the growing movement to end this harmful practice.
Mary Robinson and Ela Bhatt answer two of your questions on the Middle East. How do ordinary Israelis and Palestinians feel about the conflict? And can there be a women's movement for peace?
Jimmy Carter and Ela Bhatt answer your questions on promoting peace in the Middle East.
Ela Bhatt, Mary Robinson and Lakhdar Brahimi respond to questions on the Middle East peace process from a young Israeli political leader and members of the Elders' global village.
During their second visit to the Middle East in October 2010, the Elders travelled to East Jerusalem to see first-hand the extent of settlement expansion into Arab neighbourhoods.