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    In memory of Adv. Shabeer Ahmed

    Adv. Shabeer Ahmed, a long-time IARF member and esteemed activist, passed away this month after a short illness. We extend our condolences to his family, friends and colleagues, as well as the whole India Chapter of the IARF. Adv. Ahmed was involved in the Mysore branch of the India Chapter since its establishment. He served […]

    IALRW Interfaith Seminar in Malaysia

    The International Association of Liberal Religious Women, a branch of the IARF and one of the oldest interfaith women’s organizations in the world (founded in 1910), co-organized an interfaith seminar in Malaysia on 7-8 February.  The seminar brought together women from Malaysia, Yemen, Myanmar, Cashmere, Sri Lanka, Japan and Europe, and included two public sessions: “Plight […]

    Human Rights Day in Malakapuram, India

    Below is a short report written by Narava Paska Rao, chairman of the BV Foundation for Peace and Harmony, from its 2015 Human Rights Day celebration. The BV Foundation for Peace and Harmony, a member group of IARF India, organised a meeting to observe the Human Rights Day at St. Ann’s College for Women in Malakapuram on Thursday […]

    Pakistan Chapter’s Peace Day Celebration

    Briefly about IARF Pakistan: IARF Pakistan strives to promote peace and harmony among Islam and minority religions, including many Christians, Bahai, Sikh and others. Bahai and Sikh have proper relations and coexist well with Muslims, but there are tensions between the Muslim and Christian communities. We organize peace meetings with representatives of all faiths to discuss and promote tolerance […]

    Independence Day Event in Pakistan

      Briefly about IARF Pakistan: IARF Pakistan strives to promote peace and harmony among Islam and minority religions, including many Christians, Bahai, Sikh and others. Bahai and Sikh have proper relations and coexist well with Muslims, but there are tensions between the Muslim and Christian communities. We organize peace meetings with representatives of all faiths to discuss and promote […]

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration Events

    About the Foundation: India is a land of religions and diversity. Our purpose is to bring this country back to its original ethos by reviving harmony and peace. The B. V. Foundation for the Promotion of Peace and Harmony was established in 2006 to promote peace in the Visakhapatnam district of India. Our CC holds […]

    Iftar Dinner at Mothi Baba Dargah, Chennai

    On 14 July 2015 Adv. Varadarajalu Rengapashyam, IARF Council member for India, held an Iftar Dinner (traditional meal eaten by followers of Islam on sunset during Ramadan, the month of fasting, which is often an occasion for inter-religious encounter) at Mothi Baba Dargah Interfaith Centre (you can read more about it here) attended by about 400 persons of different […]

    Human Rights Education Facilitators’ Training Program

    26 – 28 June, 2015Venue: St. Ann’s GeneralateSt. Ann’s Retreat cum Seminar Centre, H.No: 12-13-485, Nagarjunnagar Colony, Tarnaka, Secunderabad – 500017, Telangana State, India HRE training Hyderabad 2015 (pdf 1 page)     

    India Chapter Chennai branch Human Rights Day event

    10 December 2014@Quaide – Milleth College for Men, Medavakkam, Chennai PROGRAM: Invocation: –  Students Welcome Address: Dr. D. Ayub Khan Dawood, QMC for men, Chennai-100 Presidential Address: Dr. A. Rafi, M.Com. M.Phil., Ph.D., Principal, QMC for men, Chennai-100 Inaugural address & Power point on UDHR:  K. Ramachandran National Vice-President, IARF, India Chapter Sharing experience with IARF: […]

    Human Rights Awareness Drive by young adults, S. India

    Awareness Drive on the Universal “Human Rights” Place: Bangalore & Chennai, India Date : 16th November 2014 Regional coordinators : Fareena Maria (Bangalore) & Vijay Sarathy (Chennai)  On a Sunday morning when most people tend to sleep in and while away their time, a few young adults joined hands to step up and make a […]

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