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NHRC sends notice to health ministry over dearth of HIV drugs

Sep 18, 2014

NHRC sends notice to health ministry over dearth of HIV drugs

Treatment and control of HIV, including dispensing drugs and testing, is handled by the government run public health programme through 355 odd centres. #NewsTracker #HIV #National Human Rights Commission #Ministry of Health #Delhi Network of Positive People
Proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates core principle of UN norms, says NHRC

Aug 27, 2014

Proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates core principle of UN norms, says NHRC

The proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates the core principle of juvenile justice provided under UN Convention on Child Rights (UNCCR), the NHRC said today. #UN #TheySaidIt #Government of India #NHRC #National Human Rights Commission #juvenile #Juvenile Justice Bill #UN Convention on Child Rights #UNCCR
Aus immigration minister defends detention of child asylum-seekers

Aug 22, 2014

Aus immigration minister defends detention of child asylum-seekers

PM Tony Abbott won an election after campaigning heavily on tough immigration policies, which have been criticised internationally but remain popular with voters. #Sri Lanka #Australia #NewsTracker #Immigration Policy #Human Rights Commission #Asylum seekers #Tony Abbott #Detention Centre #refuguees
Kids swim to reach school NHRC pulls up Gujarat govt

Aug 20, 2014

Kids swim to reach school NHRC pulls up Gujarat govt

The National Human Rights Commission today issued a notice to Gujarat Government over a media report about children swimming across a river to reach school. #NewsTracker #NHRC #National Human Rights Commission #Gujarat government #Kids #school
NHRC issues notice to UP police over Mathura gangrape

Jul 31, 2014

NHRC issues notice to UP police over Mathura gangrape

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh police in a case of sexual assault in Mathura. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #NHRC #National Human Rights Commission #UP #Human Rights #Mathura #gangrape #UP Police #Notice

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Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Dec 18, 2012

Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Maharashtra's human rights commission and woman's rights commission have not been functioning for the last four years. And it is not that these institutions are redundant, given that the media is alive with routine reports of rights violations #ThatsJustWrong #Maharashtra #Human Rights Commission #Women's Commission

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Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Sep 19, 2014

Faith leaders on Long Island urge communities to embrace immigrant children

Nuns, rabbis, Muslim leaders and church officials Friday urged Long Islanders to embrace the hundreds of unaccompanied minors who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally to try to reunite with relatives here. The combination interfaith prayer s... #Europe #Central America #Anita #Jewish Community Relations Council
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Sep 18, 2014

News24.com | Detainees' rights violated - SAHRC

The right to health care of detainees at the Lindela Repatriation Centre are being violated, according to a report released by the SA Human Rights Commission... #Europe #Central America #Anita #Jewish Community Relations Council
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Sep 16, 2014

UN panel emphasizes Assad role in Syria war crimes

GENEVA (AP) — As nations mount an offensive against the Islamic State militants that have gained a stronghold in Iraq and Syria, a U.N. human rights commission emphasized Tuesday that the Syri... #Syria #Iraq