PVCHR


India Based Volunteers

Folk peoples' initiative against torture and organized violence

Anti Violence Initiative, Women Rights Initiative


Kajari (Hindi: कजरी), derived 
from the Hindi word Kajra, or Kohl, is a genre of semi-classical singing, popular in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.[1] It is often used to describe the longing of a maiden for her lover as the black monsoon cloud come hanging in the summer skies, and the style is notably sung during the rainy season.
 


It comes in the series of season songs, like Chaiti, Hori and Sawani, and is traditionally sung in the villages and towns of Uttar Pradesh: around Banaras, Mirzapur, Mathura, Allahabad and theBhojpur regions of Bihar.
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Hand of Justice: Never seen by Children of Mothers in Prison

Anti Torture Initiative

Founder of PVCHR and member of NHRC NGOs Core group Dr.Lenin Raghuvanshi brought the issue of children with mother in jail http://www.pvchr.net/2013/04/meeting-of-core-group-of-ngos-at-nhrc.html. The Chairperson, NHRC took note of issues raised in the Agenda            items 6&7 and decided to write a letter to all the Chief Justices. Apart from the need for ensuring legal aide, he reiterated the implementation of guidelines of Supreme Court and NHRC in respect of conditions prevailing in jails.

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Submission to Justice Verma Commission on rape

Anti Torture Initiative, Anti Violence Initiative, Campaign

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 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. 

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A study of weaving idustry of Benaras in India

Campaign, Latest, Women Rights Initiative

Published in Journal Nirmila Niketan school of social sciences

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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.