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  1. Factsheet: Status of child rights with specific reference to RtE in Tamil Nadu — 31 August 2016
  2. Voices for custodial justice newsletter June 2016 — 2 July 2016
  3. Back to school (Chennai Higher Secondary School, Maduvankarai) — 30 June 2016
  4. Fact Finding: Death of Shameel Basha — 20 June 2016
  5. 5th State Level Convention of Women Panchayat Presidents — 24 May 2016

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Factsheet: Status of child rights with specific reference to RtE in Tamil Nadu

1           Introduction Ensuring education for all children up to 18 years helps prevents child specific violations such as child labour, child marriage, child sexual abuse including child trafficking and child sex work and children in conflict with the law. There is national and state level commitment to the right of children to free and compulsory …

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Voices for custodial justice newsletter June 2016

Voices for custodial justice newsletter June 2016

Back to school (Chennai Higher Secondary School, Maduvankarai)

HRF equipped poor children who are studying in Chennai Higher Secondary School, Maduvankarai, with school bag, notebooks, geometry box and pens. HRF also provided school fees, uniform and study materials for students. These students are mainly from scheduled castes (dalit) studying in 9th and 10th Standards. Most of themcome from single parent families, especially women …

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Fact Finding: Death of Shameel Basha

Fact Finding Investigation into the Death of Shameel Basha due to Illegal detention and Torture by Pallikonda Police station Officials, Vellore District on 26th June 2015. Fact finding Investigation conducted on 1st July 2015. Sameel Basha (age 26) S/o Shajahaan, was kept in illegal detention and tortured by Pallikonda Police station policemen from 15th to …

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5th State Level Convention of Women Panchayat Presidents

5TH STATE CONVENTION OF WOMEN PANCHAYAT PRESIDENTS  27th February, 2016   Women Panchayat presidents of Tamil Nadu vow to contest in 2016 Panchayat Election in General Constituencies also. Demand withdrawal of powers of the Inspector of Panchayats from the Tamil NaduPanchayat Act 1994 The Tamil Nadu Federation of Women Presidents of Panchayat Government successfully convened …

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History of the Tamil Nadu Child Rights Protection Network (TNCRPN)

  History of TNCRPN The Tamil Nadu Child Rights Protection Network was formed at the State–Level Consultation on Strategies for the Promotion and Protection of Child Rights in Tamil Nadu at Chennai on February 9th and 10th Delegates participated included representatives of women organisations, dalit and teachers organisations, trade unions, human rights activists and voluntary …

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Fact Finding: Death of a 6 year old boy in a School at Tirupur

Summary of the Tragic Incident: Sivaram a 6 year old boy was studying 1st standard in Kathiravan Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Tirupur. His father Arun Prasad is working in a bank at Thirupur as Assistant Manager. His family had moved to Tirupur only a year ago. Sivaram has two siblings (twins). Vijay (Name changed) …

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Trainers Training on Child Protection Rights

Trainers Training on Child Protection Rights 16th & 17th March 2016, Chennai Despite several protective legislations and government orders child rights violations continue to increase due to physical and mental torture, economic exploitation of children, child marriage, sexual abuse in schools, hostels and neighborhood, torture and abuse in children’s/ juvenile homes, child trafficking and forced …

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Protecting the Life and Livelihood of the Fishing People and Coastal Ecology

    Two day Seminar on Protecting the Life and Livelihood of the Fishing People and Coastal Ecology (including implication of Coastal Regulation Zone Notification2011 and the Importance of Environment Impact Assessment Notification (EIA) 2006) at Nagercoil organised by Coastal Action Network today, several eminent speakers who addressed the seminar called for the Protection of …

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Training for Human Rights Defenders

A two day “Training program for Human Rights Defenders on various Human Rights Perspectives” was organised by Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation on 22nd and 23rd January 2016 at Conference Hall in ICSA, Egmore, Chennai – 600 008. Totally 62 participants took part in this training program and most of them were lawyers, students …

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