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NHRC intervened in hunger situation of single woman

Anti Violence Initiative, Basic Rights

Pursuant to the directions of the Commission dated 4.10.2012, District Magistrate, Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh vide his letter dated 27.6.2013 has forwarded a detailed report of joint enquiry conducted by SDM, Chief Medical Officer, Food and Supplies Officer, District Welfare Officer and 5 others. The report admits that master Chander Shekhar and Kumari Mandodri have been suffering from malnutrition.

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PVCHR on rape

Anti Torture Initiative, Anti Violence Initiative, Campaign, Women Rights Initiative

In particular, in this representation, PVCHR would like to focus on the even more serious situation that arises when patriarchal attitudes are reinforced by caste, communal and class inequalities or perpetrated by the state, that is, when sexual violence is inflicted as a part of an assault by a dominant community as in a caste attack or communal riot; or when sexual violence is inflicted on women in custody in a police lock-up or jail or state institution; and when sexual violence is perpetrated by the police, security forces or army. In this regard we have the following suggestions:
http://pldindia.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Submissions-by-PVCHR.pdf

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Healing and Empowering the Marginalized Communities

Anti Torture Initiative, Anti Violence Initiative, Information Pack, Torture Free Model

Now communities in the torture free model villages of PVCHR-Dignity initiative are constructing a new culture which is driven by knowledge and spirit to deal effectively with any human rights violations and prevent any potential unrest by cultivating embracing attitudes. The community people are now speaking more gently and respectfully with one another. The community leaders have started taking the initiative of organizing the community meeting.

 

During the meeting they are mindful of resolving disputes that are happening in their communities and those presented for resolution. As best as possible, they are trying to manage their own problems. On the whole, the people’s fear of the police has greatly decreased.

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Victims of police torture in UP narrate harrowing tales

Anti Torture Initiative, Anti Violence Initiative

To commemorate the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, People's Vigilance Committee on Human Rights, Centre for Contemporary Studies and Research, Human Rights Law Network, and Voice of People in collaboration with Dwaba Vikas Samiti, AIM, Wada Foundation and All India Secular Forum organized a multi state holder consultation in support of survivors of torture victims on 26 June at Hotel Clarks Awadh in Lucknow.

Every year, June 26 is observed as International Day in Support of victims of torture all over the world. On this day in 1987, the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment came into effect.


http://www.merinews.com/article/victims-of-police-torture-in-up-narrate-harrowing-tales/15887434.shtml

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