India Based Volunteers
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:
Healing and Empowering the Marginalized Communities
Anti Torture Initiative, Anti Violence Initiative, Information Pack, Torture Free Model
Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi and the PVCHR
About Us, How We Work, Information Pack
A film about the history and the work of the Human Right Organisation PVCHR (People's Vigilance Committee on Human Rights), which was founded in Varanasi in the year 1996. It's ambitions are fighting for the basic rights, eliminating situation which gives rise to exploitation of vulnerable groups, i.e. children, women, Dalit and working class and abolishing the caste system. A film by MBC, Korea & May 18 Foundation Edited by Stephan BraigRead more...
WEAVING DREAMS, LIVING IN NIGHTMARE: SITUATION OF BANARASI SAREE WEAVING SECTOR OF VARANASI
Campaign, Report, Take Action
How we work!!!
Fighting caste discrimination
The life narratives, voices, and actual experiences on this website reflect the spiritual awakenings of personalities extraordinaire who desired to make a difference in the lives of others. The passion for social justice and meaningful activities, the dedication to compassion, the commitment and healing journeys of those ordinary individuals and their stirring stories is what we intend to showcase.
PVCHR founded in 1996 by Mr. Lenin Raghuvanshi and Ms. Shruti Nagvanshi in close association with Sarod Mastro Pandit Vikash Maharaj, Poet - Gyanendra Pati and Historian Mahendra Pratap. PATRON: Justice Z.M Yacoob Sitting Judge Constitution Court of South Africa & Chancellor of University of Durban, South Africa.