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SDGs and Labour: A Compendium

Contents Foreword     Annie Namala SDGs and Labour     Edwin Children in Migration Dr. Bernard D’ Sami Children of Migrant Workers – Invisible and Unreached Daniel Umi Women Workers in the Garment Industry – A Study Dr. S. Udhayakumar Status of Women Fish Vendors in Tamil Nadu A.Gandimathi and R.Shanthi No One Should be Left Behind – …

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SDGs and women in Tamil Nadu a Score Card (2018)

SDG & Women Introduction The context SDG 5: A status snapshot SDG 5 monitoring implementation in Tamil Nadu Legal provisions Data sets Read the full scorecard here. SDGs and Women in Tamil Nadu 2018 Scorecard from hrfmedia

Child Rights in Tamil Nadu GO 121

Tamil Nadu Government Order 121 that mandates the action to be taken against teachers for any abuse or misbehaviour towards students. GO121 GoTN CR

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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