Govt of India should work shoulder-to-shoulder with NGOs who are providing relief

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) note on UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet expressing distress over plight of India’s internal migrants, welcomes measures to limit impact:  UN Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet has said she was distressed by the plight of millions of internal migrants affected by the sudden … More Govt of India should work shoulder-to-shoulder with NGOs who are providing relief

80% UK citizens’ wages protected, they can book food deliveries, as people world over may starve

Coronavirus will cause starvation; only a truly universal basic income can prevent it, argues the World Basic Income blog, seeking global response:  Children in the town of Naivasha, Kenya might catch coronavirus, but like most kids their symptoms should be mild. A bigger problem for them right now is that their parents just lost their … More 80% UK citizens’ wages protected, they can book food deliveries, as people world over may starve

Application by broiler farmers: Do not sanction culling of poultry birds in Vadodara

Representation by advocate NM Kapadia to the Gujarat chief minister, the agriculture and animal husbandry secretary, Vadodara police commissioner Vadodara district collector, animal husbandry director, for not sanctioning the culling of poultry birds in Vadodara following the application of the Boiler Farmers for culling 15,00,000 poultry birds in Vadodara: Under the instructions of my client … More Application by broiler farmers: Do not sanction culling of poultry birds in Vadodara

Support for labourers affected by COVID lockdown: Holding state bodies accountable

A Centre for Social Justice petition to State Governments: The sudden lockdown announced by the central government has put thousands of people at risk. Ground reports from around the country (specifically Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Gujarat) show that migrant labourers are stranded in towns and cities without adequate shelter or food and unable to return home. Multiple instances … More Support for labourers affected by COVID lockdown: Holding state bodies accountable

CSJ petition to state govts on activating District Legal Services Authorities: COVID 19 Response

A Centre for Social Justice  petition to State Governments: Thousands of labourers are currently stranded with no means of returning home and no access to shelter or food as a result of the COVID 19 lockdown. According to ground reports, migrant labourers have started embarking on dangerous journeys by foot to return home in the absence … More CSJ petition to state govts on activating District Legal Services Authorities: COVID 19 Response

Challenges for marginalized children: Food, clothing, shelter, other essential requirements

Ambarish Rai, National Convener RTE Forum, writes to the Prime Minister to ensure that rights of children are protected during this unprecedented crisis: Hope you are safe and healthy during this unprecedented crisis due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As we attempt to tide over this, I am writing to you, on behalf of Right to … More Challenges for marginalized children: Food, clothing, shelter, other essential requirements

‘We come to you today imploring that you heal all those who are affected in any way’

Prayer* in the time of pandemic We come to you today dear heavenly and loving Father as your children, as one family with deep faith and a total surrender to your will We come to you today at a time when our world is gripped with the pandemic due to COVID 19 thousands have died … More ‘We come to you today imploring that you heal all those who are affected in any way’