Public Advocacy Initiatives for Rights and Values in India (PAIRVI) was formed in 1998 and registered under section 25 of the Indian Company’s Act 1956 as a company with non-profit status.

PAIRVI is a capacity building and advocacy support organization working at the intersections of rights, development and sustainability. It works with small grassroots organizations and community based groups to enhance their understanding on development discourse and capacity to respond appropriately. 

PAIRVI also works with a pan Indian coalition on climate and environmental justice, MAUSAM (Movement for Advancing Understanding on Sustainability and Mutuality), previously Beyond Copenhagen.

OUR Interventions

PAIRVI engages with policies, programmes and peoples responses to promote sustainable development, climate change, food sovereignty and protection of peoples rights.
The primary constituency of PAIRVI is marginalized populations across all sections with specific attention on the most marginalized and the most vulnerable. PAIRVI’s multilayered and multifaceted interventions seek to addressthese issues from grassroots level to national level.
It also advocates and represents marginalized community perspective in international discourse and policies on sustainable development, climate change, poverty and inequality, aid and trade and peoples and human rights.

we work on

Climate Crisis
Climate crisis has the potential to unexpectedly impact lives and development, and southern countries and communities dependent on natural resources are more vulnerable. Its interventions aim to...
Sustainable Development
PAIRVI promotes rights based approach to development and believes that current economic models have failed to address poverty, inequality, marginalization and are based on overexploitation of natural resources...
Food sovereignty and sustainable agriculture
Climate change poses insurmountable challenges to food and agriculture. PAIRVI works to promote food sovereignty which entails sustainable food production through ...
Human Rights
PAIRVI works with grassroots organization to protect human rights, promote internationally accepted standards of human rights and ...
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LATEST activities

Youth Workshop on Photo & Video Documentation
Youth Workshop on Photo & Video Documentation
September 21, 2022
A one-day photo and video documentation workshop were organized in Jabalpur on August 29, 2022, in collaboration with Nagrik Adhikar Manch. The workshop was attended by 20 young participants...
Protect our Children from Pesticide Campaign
Protect our Children from Pesticide Campaign
August 20, 2022
Children and Pesticides Awareness Camp, 03-06 August 2022. Children are more susceptible to adverse health effects from exposure to pesticides. These adverse effects constrain the rights o...
South Asia CSO Development Effectiveness Training
South Asia CSO Development Effectiveness Training
July 29, 2022
19th to 21st July, Kathmandu. Ajay K Jha was lead facilitator in the workshop. More than 25 CSOs from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Nepal participated in the training worksho...

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