Center for Human Rights Law

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  • Rights of Children Employed in the Garment Industry: An assessment of Implementation Process and Achievements of ‘Protecting the Rights of Children Employed in the Garment Industry’ Project. [2011-12,  Save the Children, Delhi]
  • Due Diligence: A Due Diligence assessment study, on the impact of CSR work for the welfare of the local community (from  [2013-14,  Cairn India,  Barmer, Rajasthan]
  • Situational Analysis of Home Workers employed by Monsoon Accessorize against selected parameters set by ILO [2013-14,  Monsoon India , Delhi and Bareilly (UP)]
  • Corporate Due Diligence and Supply Chain


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  • Capacity Building Programme on Human Rights& Governance: Conducted 4 day training programme for IGSSS Staff [2011-12. Welthungerhilfe (WHH) and European Union , Srinagar]
  • Human Trafficking and Preventive Mechanism : Conducted 1 day training programme for Protection Officers [2011-12, NIPCCD, New Delhi]
  • Session on Sex and Sexuality and HIV/AIDS : Conducted 1 day training workshop for school going adolescent girls and boys [2009-10, Society for All Round Development, Haryana]
  • Encouraging Volunteerism: Conducts regular motivational talk and orientation programmes organised by iVolunteers, on developmental sector to Volunteers. [Ongoing]


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  1. Ongoing Public Interest Litigation – Independent Thought vs. Union of India [W.P. (C) 4678 of 2016 in Hon’ble High Court of Delhi] seeking for the issuance of necessary and appropriate guidelines for performance of Caesarian section operations to safeguard the reproductive health rights of women and children in India. This PIL pertains to the fundamental right to health of women and children in India and that absence of such guidelines is leading to violation of reproductive health rights.Times of India

PIL Note attached

  1. Ongoing Public Interest Litigation – Independent Thought vs. Union of India (W.P. Civil 382 of 2013) before Supreme Court of India; for declaration of Exception 2 to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, allowing martial rape within child marriages as unconstitutional. The New Indian Express

PIL Note attached
Final Judgment attached

  1. Ongoing PIL, Independent Thought vs. Union of India [WP Civil 8763 of 2015] before Delhi High Court; for declaration that exclusion of Government Schools under Section 18(1), Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 (RTE Act) exempting adherence of norms and standards and obtain a certificate of recognition as Unconstitutional. Asian Age

Also find the recent order attached.

PIL Note attached
Two interim orders attached
Order 1
Order 2

  1. Ongoing PIL, NGO Matri Sudha has approached the Honorable High Court of Delhi by way of Writ Petition under Article 226 of the Constitution through Advocate Vikram Srivastava for Constitution of State Food Commission as required under the National Food Security Act, 2013 and effective implementation of the National Food Security Act, 2013, to secure the well-being, good health and safety of children attending Anganwadi Centers and Schools of Delhi, by ensuring access to adequate food and nutritional security. India Today

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