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Achievement, Anti Torture Initiative, Anti Violence Initiative, Torture Free Model

The musahars with the full confidence and without any fear were narrating entire self –suffering in front of the two presiding officers of the open hearing First time I feel honoured when Bada Sahab (Big official) listen my testimony very carefully.”  said Mutana, a community leader. Looking their confidence I remember the day when few bonded labours (Ram Dayal and others) from this village came to PVCHR office along with Mangla Prasad, Senior field activist[i]. They were very afraid and unable to share the self – suffering. Now after 2 ½ years they have been healed and transformed as human rights defenders; they are fearless and now ready to face and confront their perpetrators; they are now in a better position to reclaim and attain their rights.

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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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TESTIMONIAL THERAPY – A PATH TOWARDS JUSTICE

Anti Torture Initiative, Anti Violence Initiative, Model Process, Torture Free Model

The neo- liberal economic policies, which perpetuate exploitative economical, political and cultural system, have undoubtedly sharpened and exacerbated the perceptions among India's dalits, minority and tribals that their livelihoods, lifestyles and identities are under constant threat.
Caste system and the predominantly patriarchal character of Indian society coupled with vast disparities in the distribution of wealth have accentuated the crisis had pushed the dalits, minority and tribals to the brink of disaster. The severe onslaught of communalism had further deepened the crisis. In India,the most heinous impact of caste based discriminations is starvation and malnutrition. The marginalised communities, especially dalits, tribals and minority confront acute poverty and starvation

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Invitation National Consultation “Testimonial campaign contribute to eliminate impunity for perpetrators of torture in India”

Anti Torture Initiative, Torture Free Model

"You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind"

Mahatma Gandhi

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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.