Launch of Human Rights Education Resource Centre (HRERC)

6th November 2013Launch of Human Rights Education Resource Centre (HRERC)@Sri.Venkateshwara College of Engineering & Technology Tiruvallur District, TamilNadu   Following the launch of the HRRC at Hindupur in August this year, a second centre with the same objectives has been opened. Please see the report here (PDF 4 pages, illustrated)        

RFYN meets UN official India visit

27 April 2013, Chennai Following the wave of concern over women’s issues in India since the New Delhi rape atrocity of December 2012, the  Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the United Nations arranged, under the ‘Special Procedures’ instrument for human rights issues, a country visit by the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, from April […]

RFYN Interfaith Peace Rally

Chennai seafront23rd January 2013 Co-ordinators:  Krishnan Ramachandran, Anbumani Arumugam, Nitya Saheba The rally was held in consonance with the UN declared Interfaith Harmony Week (February every year) to be observed by organisations across the world. We are happy that the rally attracted 800-odd students from 3 districts in and around Chennai city. There was representation from […]

HRET at Sri Venkateshwara

@Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering & Technology (SVCET), Tiruvallur, Chennai:  Human Rights Education training 22-23 November 2012 Facilitator: Bro. Albert Xaviour This training event is among the first in a new initiative in the IARF HRE program, by the young adult network RFYN, to match IARF central funding with self-funding / local contributions. Its report below is […]

Peace Day 2011 observed in Chennai

On 8th August, 2011 between 03 & 05pm. @Ethiraj College for Women (Autonomous), Egmore, Chennai As per the direction of IARF (SACC), Kerala & IARF India Chapter), the Peace Day was observed in memory of Victims of Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Japan on 6 & 9th August, 1945 The program started as per the Invitation schedule […]