Interventions: HUMAN RIGHTS

State Consultation on Land Rights in UP

11th April 2017, Lucknow
PAIRVI released and discussed the paper on land rights with 40 stakeholders, who provided valuable comments. Representatives from government, political parties and media also attended the Consultation. The participants lauded PAIRVI’s effort in organizing Consultation on Land Rights as most of them felt that land rights is a forgotten agenda in contemporary times. The extract and recommendations from the report has been shared with relevant departments of the state government.
 
 

Dalit Dignity and Reality of Development

4th February 2017, Jaipur
A State Consultation was organized on 4th February,2017 at Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur to advocate the dalit dignity and their due share in development in Rajasthan. More than 50 dalit human right defenders, advocates, social workers, academician and representative of civil society organizations participated in the consultation.  Participants expressed their concern over dalit atrocities and deprivation in the state and discussed the measures to curb the crime and development deficit of dalits.

Janata Ki Sarkar; Janata Ke Mudde

13 January 2017, Lucknow
PAIRVI & CECOEDECON along with a number of local organizations is led a campaign on alternative election manifesto in the UP state Assembly elections. The effort aims at putting important concerns of citizens in the centre stage in the elections. Three Consultations were organized across the state where hundreds of participants together with member of civil society organizations, social groups, farmer organizations, women organizations, academicians, journalists, representatives of different political parties etc. participated and shared their views.

People’s Forum on BRICS

13th – 14th October 2016, Goa
Just two days before the BRICS meeting (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) hosted by India in Goa, a two-day long People’s Forum on BRICS was organized at the Xavier’s Centre for Historical Research, Alto Porvorim, Goa by various people’s movement and NGOs working on various issues across the BRICS countries. The People’s Forum rejected the main stream development agenda of BRICS countries governments and set a positive agenda for the people.

Refugees Crisis and Amendment in the Citizenship Law

7th October 2016, Lucknow
A Consultation was organized on refugee crisis and amendment in Citizenship law in India at IIC, Delhi to discuss content and intent of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Academicians, journalists, social works, and refugees living in Delhi participated in the meeting and shared their concerns about the Bill and violations of refugee rights in India. Activist and social workers were informed about the content and intent of the Bill and emerging refugee crisis in India and across the world.

Removing the Barriers: Ensuring Justice

27th & 28th June, Lucknow
 
To carry PAIRVI’s mission to the larger community by bridging the gap between human rights and development and making the development an inclusive and sustainable it has organized the Human Rights’ Training Workshop in Lucknow. The Workshop was organized with an objective to build the clear understanding of the participants over the theoretical, operational and practical dimension of justice so that people’s access to justice can be simplified. 

State Consultation on Plugging the Development Deficits of Dalits in Bihar

15th March 2016, Bihar
 
On the occasion of birth anniversary of Dalit leader Mr. Kashiram, a famous social reformer and political thinker, a Consultation was organized at A N Sinha Social Research Institute at Patna. People from social, educational and political sectors participated in the Consultation. The consultation witnessed presence of more than 100 participants across the state including dalit activists, social activists, member of civil society organization policy makers, academicians, and media persons.  The consultation started with floral tribute to Shri Kanshi Ram Ji.

Fact Finding on Chaiti Devi’s Hunger Death

25th January 2016, Bihar

Chaiti Devi (F, 35) was reported to have died from hunger in the village Samaspura, Purkholi Panchayat, Distt Vasishali on 19th January. The district administration and the state government denied hunger death and labeled it as a death resulting from cold conditions in the state. A fact finding team composed of NGOs, lawyer, human rights workers and political representatives visited the village on 25th January. The fact finding revealed that indeed the death was caused by persistent hunger.

Providing Safer livelihood Option for Beedi Workers in Deoghar

24th December, Deoghar, Jharkhand

A workshop was organized at Deoghar on 24th December collectively by Pairvi, Lok Vikas Sanstha, Smagra Seva, Lok Prerna Samadhan and International Human Rights Association. The workshop witnessed presence of 50 Participants including Beedi workers, representatives of labor union and civil society organizations. 

Human Rights Training Workshop

15th-16th December, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Human Rights Training Workshop was organized at Raipur, Chhattisgarh.  Around 50 human rights activists including police personal and advocates were trained.  They were informed about how to use judiciary and quasi-judiciary system to seek the justice.  They were informed about to conduct the fact finding particularly at conflict zone.  
 
Participants were informed about the basic understanding of human rights, role of human rights institutions and new challenges of human rights.  A jail visit was also conducted to understand the dehumanizing jail conditions.

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Human Rights

PAIRVI works with grassroots organization to protect human rights, promote internationally accepted standards of human rights and monitor human rights conditions. It works to strengthen peoples capacity to respond to human rights challenges and improve human rights infrastructure.