Tag: human rights ngos

  • 5 human rights NGOs fighting for people’s rights

    5 human rights NGOs fighting for people’s rights

    SUPPORTING a human rights NGO is an effective way to help people across the country gain access to their basic rights. Human Rights Day is observed annually on December 10th and commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. It serves as a reminder of the essential principles that underpin the…

  • Human Rights Day: celebrating dignity and equality

    Human Rights Day: celebrating dignity and equality

    HUMAN Rights Day is observed on December 10th each year and is a momentous occasion that serves as a global reminder of the fundamental rights and freedoms to which every individual is entitled. This day is not only a commemoration of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights but also an opportunity to…

  • How NGOs improve human rights in India

    How NGOs improve human rights in India

    NGOs play a pivotal role in enhancing human rights in India by advocating for monitoring and fostering positive change across various dimensions of society. In a nation as diverse and complex as India, where human rights issues often intersect with poverty, discrimination and systemic challenges, NGOs provide a crucial voice for marginalized and vulnerable populations.…

  • Human Rights Day: 5 NGOs fighting for dignity and justice

    Human Rights Day: 5 NGOs fighting for dignity and justice

    WORLD Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 and it stands as an annual reminder of the historic day when countries came together in acknowledgement of the basic rights that everyone is entitled to as a human. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly…

  • ‘Identity is a reason for pride, not a reason to hide’

    FROM a drop-in centre that conducted workshops on HIV/AIDS issues and human rights of LGBTQ communities, to becoming the pre-eminent torchbearer for gay rights in India, The Humsafar Trust has come a long way. Founded in 1994, the Mumbai-based non profit has impacted lakhs of lives through its targeted interventions, online programs, advocacy activities focussed…

  • 5 top NGOs fighting for social justice in India

    5 top NGOs fighting for social justice in India

    SOCIAL justice is what every nonprofit believes in – that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. Often the inequality is about access and discrimination against groups, and NGOs the world over are fighting to attain these rights for people. Like the story of the manual scavenger in remote Madhya Pradesh who…

  • 5 NGOs championing human rights in India

    5 NGOs championing human rights in India

    ON December 10, 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) – and since then the day has been marked as #HumanRightsDay. The UDHR is a milestone document that proclaims “the inalienable rights which everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex,…

  • Small Talk With Ashif Shaikh

    CHANGE leaders do great things, and often that is all we know about them. Here we want to get a different glimpse of the personalities that constitute the development space. Every month we get one leader to answer four questions, not necessarily about their work, but about themselves. This week we catch up with Ashif…