Tag: women’s rights

Balance for Better: A Stocktaking by Women’s Networks in Tamil Nadu

A one-day meeting on the theme Balance for Better was held in ICSA, Chennai on 5 March 2019 in connection with the theme of the international women’s day. A total of 113 participants (62 women and 37 men) took part, including ten women resource persons and four HRF team members. They were from 55 organisations …

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Addressing sexual harassment in public spaces

Context Adolescent girls in the rural areas face normalised sexual harassment. It has multiple forms and consequences, especially for young girls from socially excluded communities. It is trivialised and condoned for the boys. For the girls, the intersectionality of discrimination, violence and social condonation as a normative, results in multiplication of vulnerabilities and life changing …

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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

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!!!      

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  

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