Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Support voice of voiceless



A documentary film tentatively titled Picture A Change. It's being made by a group of film students in the San Francisco Bay Area, and will document human interest groups in 7 countries around the globe. Purpose is to create a platform for marginalized communities to tell their stories, and which can help them bring in more resources. 

One of stories is in line with the mission of PVCHR. The film crew will go to Varanasi, India and document human rights work being done in the face of injustice and violent threats.

We were wondering if you could help project through donation and  promotion of  fundraising campaign, either on your website, by newsletter, or both. A link to our fundraising campaign on Kickstarter is below:


Saturday, March 28, 2015

Omen rights initiative of SWF

For more details,please visit:

http://www.tahlkanews.com/VideoGallery.html





Sunday, November 9, 2014

Satyamev Jayate - Season 3 | Episode 6 | When Masculinity Harms Men



When Masculinity Harms Men
95% of incidents of violence in India are committed by men. The final episode of Season 3 examines why this is the case and how deeply-entrenched notions of masculinity affect attitudes towards women. The episode also helps explain the larger violence we witness in society, be it in incidents of road rage, ragging or acid attacks. It explores how fixed notions of masculinity are shaped and how they victimize not only those at the receiving end, but men themselves as well.


On youtube:

Guest profile:

How masculinity ends up crippling men, depriving them of expressing normal human emotions like love, pain and vulnerability is the focus of this segment. Five men originally from the U.P.-Haryana regions talk about how they were taught by their own families to suppress their instincts and conform to a certain stereotype of being male and how this manifested in their behaviour.



Saturday, November 8, 2014

Debate on AFSPA at Impact TV News

Friday, October 31, 2014

Banaras Convention : An initiative by PVCHR

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Korean photogrpher,Lenin,Shruti and PVCHR

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Satyamev Jayate - Season 3 | Episode 4 | We Recommend | Sickness looms





Gulam Sarvar belongs to a community of weavers in
Benaras who are renowned for weaving Benarasi saris through generations. But
nowadays, the community is receiving attention for another reason: TB.
“Initially I was not feeling hungry, then I started coughing and having fever,”
says Sarvar. “Then I became really weak and was bed-ridden and could not work
anymore.” Gulam was infected with TB.

This is not just the story of Gulam Sarvar. There
are thousands of such weavers who are becoming a victim of this disease. Around
30% of the population is infected with TB. It is easy for the weavers to get
infected because of the dingy spaces they work out of. There is not much light
or fresh air in the rooms where the looms are and the conditions are perfect
for the TB bacteria to come into full form. The dust, the smoke and the fibre
also add to the hazardous mix which brings down their immunity – priming them
for an attack.

Malnutrition is another reason why the weavers'
immunity is low. What worsens the state of the patients is the lack of proper
medical attention and facility. On one hand the government officials are
negligent and the other is the problem of patients going to quacks instead of
trained health professionals. This is aggravated by the poverty of the weavers.
“We take the medication for as long as we can afford it,” says Badarunisha. But
can we afford to leave these weavers to their fate?


Few link of PVCHR initiative on TB: