Tag Archive: women’s rights

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!!!      

National Freedom*Film*Festival 2017

One Minute Films on Women and Freedom Saturday 12 August 2017, Chennai                                       Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation conducted a one-minute film contest titled “National Freedom Film Festival” to commemorate India’s 70 years of Independence.  The aim …

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TNFWPPG State Committee Meeting

Tamil Nadu Federation of Women Presidents of Panchayat Government   State Committee Meeting of Tamil Nadu Federation of Women Panchayat Presidents of Panchayat Government (TNFWPPG) held on 28 Feb 2017 at Chennai. 20 Women panchayat presidents from 8 districts and 15 NGOs participated in this meeting.  Mr.M.Jeeva, Convenor, Tamil Nadu NGO Alliance for Empowerment of Panchayat …

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Women get 50% reservation in TN local bodies – Woman activist views

Women get 50% reservation in TN local bodies – Woman activist views  

Regional Training of Trainers: Scheduled Caste Sub Plan, Tribal Sub Plan, Gender Budgets

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Status of women with reference to gender based violence in Tamil Nadu

Fact sheet: Status of women with reference to gender based violence in Tamil Nadu Introduction There is an alarming growth in the cases of violence against women all over the world. Around the globe, at least one woman in every three has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime. Most often …

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Widows dogged by pension woes

Widows dogged by pension woes Complex procedures increase the ordeals of widows who are unable to avail their pension. It’s been four years since Radhika, a resident of Perambur, applied for a widow certificate to be able to avail pension under the social security scheme. However, despite frequent visits to the local tahsildars, office, she …

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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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