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About 500 people comprising NGOs, Social Activists, Students, Lawyers, NCC Cadets and NSS Volunteers. Got together for a walkathon on December 10th International Human Rights Day. Walk started from Gandhi Statue at 10 am flagged off by Justice A. J. Sadashiva along with Poornima and Rajan.

Radha is 12.

Never been to school. Never played like other children her age. Rolls agarbattis (incense sticks) throughout the day, everyday. Doesn't she have a right to her childhood, the right to education and play?

Human Rights Training for State Resource Group of SSA in Kerala

The Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) Kerala on accepting the proposal put forth by Kerala Human Rights Education (HRE) Programme to take up the training of Human Rights Education for teachers up to 7th standard, the first training was conducted for the State Resource Group of SSA. The training was conducted by South India Cell for Human Rights Education and Monitoring (SICHREM) and Institute of Human Rights Education (IHRE) on 1st March 2013 at Animation Center, Kovalam, Kerala.

Public Hearing on RTE at Dharawad

SICHREM in collaboration with CACL-K and KIDS Dharawad organized a Public Hearing on Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 on February 23, 2013, at Karnataka Vidhyavardhaka Sanga, Dharawad. This public hearing was organised with an aim to pressurize the state to implement all provisions of the Act by creating wide spread awareness among common public on the all provisions of RTE Act and to provide a platform to depose cases of various violation of RTE.

SICHREM at 8thViBGYOR International Film festival in Kerala

This year’s Valentine’s Day on 14 February was not very romantic, but instead very powerful and above all very important. It was the day when hundreds of women and men in Bangalore were standing up and dancing together for Women’s and Girl’s Rights within the worldwide campaign “1 BILLION RISING”.

Advisory Board Meeting of Childline, Kolar

The Advisory Board of Childline, Kolar had its first meeting on 8th January 2013 at the SP Office, Kolar.

SICHREM seeks to empower the disempowered groups of dalits, tribals, women, children and minorities to protect their individual and collective rights for a dignified life, through education, monitoring and mobilising civil society for concerted action.

  • Prevention of Human Rights Violations
  • Promotion of Human Rights Culture
  • Restoration of Human Rights
  • Advocacy for Human Rights
  • Campaigning for Human Rights
  • Human Rights Education & Training
  • Resource Mobilization to support Human Rights
  • Support & Solidarity for Human Rights Defenders & NGOs
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. The UN International day for victims of Torture

SICHREM being a member of the National Alliance Testimonial Therapy (NATT) organised the International Human Rights Day on December 10th and the United Nations (UN) International Day for victims of torture.

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. The RTE Campaign

SICHREM as the advocacy unit of the Campaign Against Child Labour, had filed comments & suggestions on the draft rules regarding the Right to Education act (RTE) with the Sarva Shiksha Abihiyan (SSA) which reaped no responses.

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. The Prevention of Torture Bill: an affront to civil liberties?

In the late hours of the 6th May the Prevention of Torture Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha. Eventhough Kaul and Shakder’s Manual of Practice and Procedure in Parliament, says hourly statements of the number of MPs sitting in the House is required to be published in the bulletin, this practice is routinely flouted. Consequently, we do not know who was in House when the Bill was debated, or even if it made the quorum requirements.

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. The North-east issue

A protest was organised condemning the atrocious attacks against the people of the north-east.

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. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) appoints two Human Rights Activists from Karnataka as members in the NGO Core Group of the Commission

Mr. Mathews Philip, Executive Director of SICHREM and Dr. Ruth Manorama, President of National Alliance of Women (NAWO) from Karnataka are appointed members of the newly constituted ‘Core Group’ of NGOs of the National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi.

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