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  • Times Social Impact Awards conferred to Navsarjan Trust — Welcome to Navsarjan
    legal rights of the Dalits and other marginalized communities in Gujarat These highly competitive awards are bestowed upon change makers within NGOs corporations and government who have quietly worked to transform the lives of millions of marginalized Indians Navsarjan s Executive Director Manjula Pradeep accepted the award President Pranab Mukherjee was the chief guest at the awards function Each award recipient selected a beneficiary of their NGO to present the award to them In the case of Navsarjan Baluben Makwana a village woman from the Dalit community who has fought alongside Ms Pradeep for land rights for the Dalit women in her village was the award presenter It was Ms Baluben s first trip by air a rare event for someone from a poor Dalit community This is the second year that the awards have been presented Navsarjan was chosen from over 1500 entries by a panel of distinguished individuals The awards covered five categories livelihoods advocacy and empowerment education health and the environment Navsarjan was recognized in the advocacy and empowerment category We are very proud to receive this award which honors not just Navsarjan but all of those who fight for the rights of the Dalits and other

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/pressRelease/Awardees%20with%20the%20President%20of%20India.pdf/view (2016-04-30)
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  • Navsarjan organizes Public hearing on social boycott and forced boycott of Dalits and Tribal in Gujarat — Welcome to Navsarjan
    Interventions The Dalit Movement Today Document Actions Navsarjan organizes Public hearing on social boycott and forced boycott of Dalits and Tribal in Gujarat On 24th January 2012 to commemorate Republic of India a public hearing was organized on social boycott and forced migration of Dalits and Tribal in 17 villages of Gujarat http articles timesofindia indiatimes com 2012 02 14 ahmedabad 31058572 1 social boycott untouchability dalits http counterview org

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/pressRelease/navsarjan-organizes-public-hearing-on-social-boycott-and-forced-boycott-of-dalits-and-tribal-in-gujarat/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Navsarjan releases new report on gender violence, access to justice for Dalit women — Welcome to Navsarjan
    violence access to justice for Dalit women In light of the reality that Dalit women remain victims of violent crime and receive little protection under Indian law Navsarjan Trust has released an extensive report on gender violence and access to justice for Dalit women during the period 2004 2009 With the support of Minority Rights Group International Navsarjan s research has demonstrated that Dalit women remain susceptible to violence that

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/pressRelease/navsarjan-releases-new-report-on-gender-violence-access-to-justice-for-dalit-women/ (2016-04-30)
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  • "Untouchables of India" — Welcome to Navsarjan
    are Dalits What is Untouchability Atrocities and Interventions The Dalit Movement Today Document Actions Untouchables of India A photo documentary book created to tell the story of the community that occupies the lowest place of India social structure Please click

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/pressRelease/untouchables-of-india/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Inviting applications for the position of Program Director — Welcome to Navsarjan
    of largely known organization in the arena of human rights and social justice in India The organization invites application for the position of Program Director This position is of great value for the organization as it would not only support the work of the organization but will also strengthen the movement for ensuring equality rule of law and dignity for the marginalized communities The applicant seeking this position should have

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/pressRelease/Advertisement%20for%20Program%20Director.doc/view (2016-04-30)
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  • Inviting job application for the position of Program Director — Welcome to Navsarjan
    to play an important role towards social change The applicant should have the following qualifications and credentials for this position The applicant should not be below 25 years of age and should be holding a Masters Degree in Social work Social Sciences etc The applicant should be having knowledge of Basic computer M S Office fluency in English and hindi Previous experience in the field of human rights would be an added advantage for the candidate The applicant would be preferred for the following role responsibilities 1 To carry out the directions and the decisions of the Executive Director 2 To set up and ensure implementation of projects and programs through proper planning monitoring and evaluation systems in Navsarjan and report to the Executive Director from time to time 3 To assist the Executive Director in preparing progress report of the project to the funding agencies as well as to the stakeholders time to time 4 To monitor target Vs achievement and Budget Vs actual time to time and provide guidance and support to the team from time to time 5 To ensure maintenance of organizational culture ethics and values Salary and other benefits The selected candidate would be on

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/pressRelease/inviting-job-application-for-the-position-of-program-director/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Announcement for sponsoring a female student in the next batch at our Dalit Shakti Kendra — Welcome to Navsarjan
    poverty and caste discrimination are free to be teenagers learning and playing in a safe and secure environment as they should Most of DSK s students are landless and have dropped out of school to help feed their families The problem is that this binds them to a lifetime of agricultural labor and caste based occupations traditionally the lowest paying and least secure work one can find in India People doing these difficult manual tasks can expect to make no more than 100 rupees a day a little more than two dollars But DSK is more than that Through the skills they learn and the environment in which they live these children gain a sense of pride in who they are and hope for the future taking a message of equality for all people back to their homes and villages Follow up studies show that a majority of DSK graduates are employed or self employed lifting themselves and their families out of the cycle of crippling poverty and discrimination However there are still challenges especially with the girls You see parental prejudice and fears prevailing social conditions lack of employment opportunities and extreme poverty often work against girls coming to

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/pressRelease/announcement-for-sponsoring-a-female-student-in-the-next-batch-at-our-dalit-shakti-kendra/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Blog on the campaign to eradicate manual scavenging — Welcome to Navsarjan
    has been addressing the issue of eradicating manual scavenging in Gujarat since 1995 Manual scavenging is one of the inhuman and worst form of caste based occupation forced upon the people who are born in the lowest caste in the social structure of Indian society Through this web page we would not only highlight the issue but will put success stories where a manual scavenger has liberated herself himself and

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/pressRelease/http-navsarjan-wordpress-com-webpage-of-the-campaign-to-eradicate-manual-scavenging/ (2016-04-30)
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