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Apr 02, 2018 Publications Director's Page

Rites of Passage: Border Crossings, Imagined Homelands, India's East and Bangladesh (2000)

In many parts of India, particularly North-east India, the issue of migration is not just an emotive one, its a very question of survival of communities.

Apr 05, 2018 Publications Director's Page

Writing on the Wall: Reflections on the North-East (2008)

Decades of State and non-State violence in India’s landlocked North-east have taken a heavy toll on livelihoods, incomes, governance, growth and image, besides lives.

Apr 19, 2018 Publications Access to Information

In the time of crisis Public Sector Banks reject more RTIs than ever before: an analysis of statistics from the CIC's latest Annual Report

April 19, 2018 By: Venkatesh Nayak To say that the banking sector in India is going through a “crisis phase” would be a bald understatement. Bad loans or “non-performing assets” (NPAs) have risen to unprecedented levels in 2018.

Apr 18, 2018 Publications Director's Page

Gender, Poverty and Livelihood in the Eastern Himalayas (2017)

This book explores the ways in which gender-sensitive and inclusive policies can be developed to address the basic issues of marginalisation, livelihood, poverty and vulnerability in the Eastern Himalayas.

Apr 01, 2018 Staff Snippets

PHD Chamber Women’s Car Rally 2018: Women wheeling to power

(Hindustantimes.com) Fun coupled with adventure, TDS (Time/Speed/Distance) rally is no easy feat as it requires calculation, and puts to test car’s reliability and responsiveness, a driver’s ability and a navigator’s accuracy in interpreting specific route instructions.

Apr 17, 2018 In-the-news International Advocacy and Programming

CHRI's launch landmark report on Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery, and Child Exploitation in the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), launched its CHOGM report on Friday, 13th April, which set out recommendations through which governments and civil society could work towards ‘Sustainable Development Goal 8.7’ relating to the eradication of modern slavery.

Apr 16, 2018 In-the-news International Advocacy and Programming

'Commit to ending slavery', Commonwealth leaders told ahead of Queen's historic summit

(standard.co.uk) Commonwealth countries must act now to end modern slavery, according to a petition signed by more than 64,000 people.

Jan 01, 0001 About Us

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Sanjoy Hazarika, human rights activist, scholar, author, journalist, filmmaker and policy adviser is International Director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, an international NGO working on issues relating to human rights in the Commonwealth.

Apr 13, 2018 In-the-news Police Reform

Justice Denied: A Road Accident That Wasn't, a Lynching That Was

By Neha Dixit (thewire.

Apr 01, 2018 In-the-news International Advocacy and Programming

Amid rising attacks, Commonwealth nations urged to tackle threats to media freedom

Call to sign 12-point code of principles; London to host CHOGM next week Six Commonwealth organisations have called on member states to sign up to a 12-point code of principles on freedom of expression and the media, ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London next week, and