Tag: gender justice

Consultation on Monitoring the Implementation of PWDV Act

As part of the campaign in 2017, Tamil Nadu State Consultation on Monitoring the Implementation of PWDV Act was held on 6 December 2017.  Totally 50 participants including protection officers, service providers, counselors, NGOs and victims participated. In the Inaugural Session Chief Guest’s Address was delivered by Qudsia Gandhi, I.A.S., Former Chairperson & MD, (POWERFIN).  Keynote Address …

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Inter-Collegiate Public Speaking Competition

          As part of the 16 days of activism against gender based violence, The Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation in collaboration with the PG Department of Human Rights and Duties Education of Ethiraj College (Chennai), organised a speech making competition on the 1st of December, 2017. 25 Students from 9 …

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16 Days Activism against Gender Based Violence

Women & Media: Challenges & Solutions 16 Days of activism against gender based violence is an annual international campaign from 25 November (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day). It is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the …

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Freedom.Film.Festival

One Minute Films on Women and Freedom Think and emote your ideas filled with heart touching emotions on women freedom within a minute and win it!!!      

Voices for Custodial Justice Newsletter – March 2017 Issue

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Halting Increasing Oppression & Exploitation of Women: Women’s Rights and Strategies to Protect Women

The Workshop on Halting Increasing Oppression and Exploitation of Women in TamilNadu: Women’s Rights and Strategies to Protect Women concluded on 20th September 2014. This Meeting organized by Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation, SNEHA, Law Trust and Centre for Workers Management concluded with the following strategies and action plan. In order to resist and …

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Fact finding: Abduction, rape and murder of a young girl at Pichampatti

Background of the case: From 25th & 26th June 2014 newspaper reports we came to know that Vagitha (name changed) aged 17, D/o Ponusamy who worked in  V.K.A. Polymer Pvt Ltd was abducted, raped and brutally murdered. Hence a fact finding team was constituted by Tamil Nadu Child Rights  Protection Network and they conducted their …

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Fact Finding: Rape of a minor girl

On the 9th  of July 2012 at midnight, K. Latha (name changed) an unidentified man entered into the house and took her to a mango farm, which is 2 km away from the victim’s home. K. Latha‘s mouth and hands were tied with a rope and she was brutally raped by the unidentified man. After …

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Public Protest Against Genocide of Girls

  Public Protest AGAINSTGENOCIDE OF GIRL CHILDREN Date: 16.12.2014                  Time: 3.00 p.m. Venue:   Chepauk Guest House, Chennai     PRESS RELEASE To The Editor / Chief Reporter / Chief of Bureau Special Correspondent / Station Director / News Director   Dear Sir / Madam Campaign Against Sex Selective Abortion (CASSA) today at a Protest held …

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Fact Finding: Rape and murder of a 10 year old girl

Short Description:  On 14-02-2014 night, Thenmozhi (name changed) daughter of Paramasivam was abducted from the house. Next day Mr. Paramasivam got news that child Thenmozhi’s nude dead body was hanging in a neem tree at Chendrayanpalayam’s Perumal Kovil foothills.  Five persons Poobathi, Anandha Babu, Prabhakaran, Bala Krishnan and Anadhan were arrested by police and released …

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