Category: Coastal

District Level – Coastal Defenders Program on Coastal Community and Coastal Environment Protection

A One-Day Program on Coastal Community and Coastal Environment Protection has been conducted on 14th November 2019, at Muthupettai, Thiruvarur District. This district-level program contains multiple objectives, namely, i) Educating Fishing Women and Youth, ii) Protecting Coastal Village Ecology, Livelihood, and Economic Development and iii) Access to Government Social Security Schemes. The number of participants …

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State Level Training for Coastal Rights Defenders at Thanjavur

A three day Coastal Defenders training program was conducted from 19th to 21st July at Thanjavur. The programme was organized by Human Rights Research Advocacy and Research Foundation and supported by Winmeengal, Karunya Trust, PAD, CRC, Don Bosco Anbu Illam, SHE, CARE, Grace Educational Trust, RD Trust. It was attended by 37 participants (21 women …

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Land and Housing for All 2022: Tamil Nadu Consultation at Chennai on 6 March 2019

The Constitution of India provides every citizen the right to a dignified life (Article 21) this is interpreted to include the right to housing. Forced evictions of homes and workplaces are the violation of several fundamental, constitutional and universal human rights; including the right to adequate housing, right to livelihood and most importantly right to …

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Two Day Training for Coastal Defenders

A two-day training programme for coastal youth was conducted at Thanjavur on 7th and 8th February 2019. A total of 86 participants out of which 46 were men and 40 women participated in the programme. The participants were from 13 districts spanning from Pazhaverkadu to Kanyakumari. The main focus of the programme was empowering the …

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TOT for fishing women and youths on Protecting Coastal Rights in Tamil Nadu on 7 & 8 February 2019, Tanjore District

Institute of Human Rights and Advocacy conducted A two days trainers training for the coastal women and youths at Thanjavur on 7th and 8th of February 2019. A total of eighty-six participants (forty six male and forty female) from all 13 coastal districts of Tamil Nadu had attended the training. A guide book on protecting …

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Medical support at Kalpakkam

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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Election Manifesto 2016 on Coast

Election Manifesto 2016 on Rights of Fishing People, other Coastal poor, Fisheries and Coastal Environment Read more

Manifesto for Management of the Coast

Election Manifesto for Management of the Coast and Sustainable Development of Fishing Communities Read more

People’s Public Hearing on the Impact of Shrimp Industries on the Coastal Poor, Small Farmers and Landless

Around 18 cases of victims from 6 Districts (Ramanathapuram, Pudhukottai, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Cuddalore, Kancheepuram) who have faced impacts of Shrimp Industries deposed before the juries. Nearly 600 people including Assistant Director of Fisheries and other Government Officials from all the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu participated in this Public Hearing This Public Hearing received wide …

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