CHRI In The News


2016
Mar

SC's dance bar directive to cops is a step towards upholding the Right to LivelihoodCHRI in the News

2016
Mar

Activists sulk over new UP RTI rulesCHRI in the News

The Centre has circulated the newly framed Uttar Pradesh Right to Information (RTI) Act rules to all state governments and Information Commissions that has not gone down well with activists.

2016
Mar

Cloaking 'Aadhaar' with the sanctity of a law on disputable groundsCHRI in the News

The government of India has tabled the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016 in the Lok Sabha.

2016
Mar

Democracy Bewteen a Rock and a Hard PlaceCHRI in the News

2016
Feb

Legalize Paralegals to ease pressure on the justice systemCHRI in the News

The discussion sought to increase knowledge of stakeholders like Ministry of Interior, Judiciary, Legislature, Attorney General’s (AG) Department, Legal Aid-Scheme, Ghana Police Service and Ghana Prisons Service on the role of paralegals in the country and the need to give it a legal backing.

2016
Feb

Maldives is Sliding Towards Authoritarianism – CHRICHRI in the News

In a report launched from London on 24 February, 2016, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) brief based on a mission to the Maldives on November 22–26, 2015 emphasized grave concerns regarding the protection of human rights, democracy and rule of law in the Maldives.

2016
Feb

Democracy at stake in MaldivesCHRI in the News

Maldives is “steadily sliding” towards authoritarianism with “flagrant disregard” to the rule of law, human rights and good governance, according to the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), a non-governmental organisation based in New Delhi.

2016
Feb

Women comprise only 4 per cent of State’s police forceCHRI in the News

At a time when crime against women is on the rise across the State, a North East Network (NEN) report titled, “Rough Roads to Equality-Women Police in Meghalaya” revealed that there are no women police stations in four new districts–East Jaintia Hills, South West Khasi Hills, South West Garo Hills and North Garo Hills-of Meghalaya.

2016
Feb

Meghalaya ranks low on women policeCHRI in the News

Matrilineal Meghalaya is ranked the third lowest state as far as women representation in police organization is concerned. A report – “Rough Roads to Equality – Women police in Meghalaya” of the North East Network (NEN), released by the Additional Chief Secretary KS Kropha on Tuesday revealed this statistic.

2016
Feb

Only 4% of police in Meghalaya are women: ReportCHRI in the News

The report compiled by the North East Network (NEN) which was released by the Meghalaya Additional Chief Secretary, CS Kropha on Monday has revealed that only 4% of the total police force in the state is made up of women.