Activities
All over the world, people are exploited, discriminated against, tortured and silenced. Worldwide people stand up to defend their rights. Aim for human rights supports them.
  • To study the philosophical and cultural basis and historical perspectives on human rights.
  • To work for ensuring that basic human rights are respected everywhere.
  • To work towards the sovereignty and self determination of entities with historical, cultural and ecological identity.
  •  To cooperate to avoid compromising on human rights for economic or political expediency.
  • To aid in organising conferences, seminars, meetings, discussions, debates, study courses, collection of statistics, exhibitions, shows, tour trips etc.
  • To study and prepare reports on the violation of human rights by the State and its agencies - the police and criminal justice system inconsistent with human rights norms.
  • To help stop legal social and economic discrimination against women and their exploitation in different ways.
  • To recognise democratic institutions as a fundamental human right.
  • To study the historical context, colonialism and post colonialism, post independence national development, protection regime especially for the week and marginalised groups including minorities and for women and children.
  • To work against intra-social violation of rights of the poor and weak by the dominant groups.
  • To create an environment as well as an understanding that human rights can easily become vulnerable to abuse of various structures and processes of power.
  • To effectively work for reducing gender inequalities, exploitations and injustices.
  • To restrict cooperation with governing regimes that violate human right.
  • To prepare case studies on the rising custodial deaths, killings in encounters and related issues for ensuring that human rights education must address the need of evolving new structures of knowledge and accountability to impart new skills and sensitivities amongst holders of State power so as to make them more responsive to the culture of human rights and values of democracy.
  • To examine the inter-dependence of and linkages between human rights and democracy, pluralism, development, ecological balance, peace and harmony at the national and international levels.
  • To promote a culture for educating the citizenry that cultivation and promotion of human rights culture is the sine qua non for the smooth functioning of the organs of a democratic State and for the kind of development that results into overall development of the society.
  • To train the young men and women for facing the challenges of the pluralistic society and the rising conflicts and tensions in the name of particularistic loyalties to caste, religion, region and culture.
  • To develop a more distinctive and effective role for the International Court of Justice in the field of human rights.
  • To work in close cooperation with National Human Rights Commission and other Statutory Commissions on Women, Minorities, SC and ST and Linguistic Minorities, NGOs and Media Organisations for promoting Human Rights Education.
  • To suggest action for violation of rights by armed political groups and terrorists.
  • To study the texts, treaties, arrangements and structures innovated by the international community in the post world war period for the protection of human rights, effect of cold war on the status and functioning of various institutions and structures organised for promotion and protection of human rights.
  • To support the end of colonization and press for resolution of colonial conflicts through the UN framework.
  • To provide legal aid and advice for the indigent and weaker sections of the society.
  • To study the effects of draconian laws and unlawful use of State's machinery and force by the enforcement agencies.
  • To actively engage with the Government of India and other countries to promote human rights education.
  • To support through the UN framework, democratic and economic reforms in countries coming out of totalitarian control.
  • To ensure comprehensiveness and incorporation of national, regional and international perspectives related to human rights.