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Dec 14, 2018 About Us

OPPORTUNITY: SDG TARGET 8.7 PROGRAMME LEAD, LONDON

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is seeking a London based professional to lead our work combatting modern slavery, trafficking, and child exploitation across the Commonwealth. CHRI is an iNGO working across the Commonwealth’s 53 member countries.

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Project Officer, Prisons Reforms (Delhi)

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, international human rights NGO based in New Delhi, India, has offices in London, UK and Accra, Ghana, and working for the practical realization of human rights in the countries of the Commonwealth.

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Programme Officer, International Advocacy Programme (monitors human rights performance of Commonwealth member-states, in-country and at international forums)

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, international human rights NGO based in New Delhi, India, has offices in London, UK and Accra, Ghana, and working for the practical realization of human rights in the countries of the Commonwealth.

Dec 13, 2018 Publications Prison Reform

JAIL MAIL: Human Rights Day 2018 -Prison Reforms: “Has anything changed on the ground?”

On the 70th Human Rights Day, celebrated to commemorate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), CHRI  reviewed the critical issues which were deliberated on during the last six years in the 'Re Inhuman Conditions in 1382 jails' of this case.

Dec 07, 2018 Press-releases

Launch of landmark ‘Roadmap’ to end contemporary slavery in the Commonwealth by 2025

7th December 2018 At April’s Commonwealth Summit, a firm commitment was made to “eradicating forced labour, ending modern slavery and human trafficking, and securing the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour in all its forms by 2025.

Dec 06, 2018 Press-releases

SAMDEN calls upon Manipur CM to release journalist and withdraw defamation suit

(Express file photo) To, Mr. N.

Dec 03, 2018 In-the-news Director's Page

Upholding victims’ rights difficult with AFSPA in force: Activists

New Delhi, December 3 Morung Express Renewing calls for scrapping the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) that gives immunity to the military from prosecution for actions in disturbed areas, human rights activists have said that upholding the rights and interests of victims is difficult in

Jul 17, 2018 Publications Prison Reform

Bringing Them Home, Repatriation of Indian Nationals from Foreign Prisons, A Barrier Analysis

This report has been prepared by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative in 2017, under its Prison Reforms Programme. Hundreds of thousands of Indian nationals are known to travel abroad irregularly every year and many thousands more by due process.

Nov 28, 2018 Press-releases

CHRI letter urging human rights bodies to intervene in case of missing transgender political candidate in Telengana

Photo Credit: AFP To, Mr KC Rao, Chief Minister, Telangana Mr Rajnath Singh, Union Minister of Home Affairs Mr Naini Narshimha Reddy, Telangana Home Minister Mr OP Rawat, Chief Election Commissioner of India Justice H. L. Dattu, Chairman, NHRC Justice Shri B.