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Prison suicide shows need for mental health care, close monitoring.

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The Next Generation of Police Training and Public Empowerment

Strategic Initiatives

Democracy in the Maldives Still in Decline: CHRI tells Commonwealth Ministers

CHOGM Report 2015

CHRI Calls for a More Civil Society Inclusive Commonwealth

What We Do


The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, international non-governmental organisation, mandated to ensure the practical realisation of human rights in the countries of the Commonwealth. In 1987, several Commonwealth associations founded CHRI because they felt that while the member countries had both a common set of values and legal principles from which to work and a forum within which to promote human rights, there was relatively little focus on human rights issues

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Programmes


Access To Information

Our Access to information programme advocates for the realisation of people’s basic human right to access information from government and other public bodies in Commonwealth countries. Read More

Strategic Initiatives Program

The strategic Initiatives Programme (SIP) oversees CHRI’s broad mandate of working for the practical realisation of human rights in the countries of the Commonwealth. Read More

Access to Justice

The extremes of poverty and wealth and the extreme power chasm between citizens and those in power has led to unbalanced, corrupt, power-hungry, decrepit and failing justice systems in many of the Commonwealth countries. Read More

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Latest NEWS


Access to Justice

  • Apr 29, 2016

FIRs Registered Only in Quarter of All Sexual Harassment Cases, Reveals Survey

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Access to Information

  • Apr 25, 2016

RTI reveals NHPC earned Rs.194 billion from hydel projects in J&K between 2001-2015

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  • Apr 07, 2016

Strategic Initiatives

  • Apr 22, 2016

Maldives must accept that it is now on the formal agenda of CMAG, says CHRI

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Events


Your Opinion matters: CHRI INVITATION FOR LAUNCH OF CRIME VICTIMISATION AND SAFETY PERCEPTION: A PUBLIC SURVEY OF DELHI AND MUMBAI

When:  26 April, 2016

Where:  New Delhi

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Debate: Human rights and the office of the Secretary-General

When:  1 April, 2016

Where:  London

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3rd National Convention on Prisoners’ Rights, Legal Aid

Date:  19 - 20 March, 2016

Venue: Tata Institute for Social Sciences, Mumbai

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