नई सरकार ने दिया बड़ा तोहफा, एक झटके में इतने लोगों को बदल दी जिंदगी

Dailynews360.patrika.com | Dec 30, 2019

झारखंड की नई सरकार ने अपने वादों पर अमल करते हुए छोटानागपुर काश्तकारी (सीएनटी), संथालपरगना काश्तकारी (एसपीटी) संशोधन अधिनियम का विरोध करने वालों पर हुए मुकदमे वापस लेने निर्णय लिया है। झारखंड के दूसरी बार मुख्यमंत्री बने हेमंत सोरेन की अध्यक्षता में हुए नए मंत्रिमंडल की बैठक में इस आशय के प्रस्ताव को मंजूरी दी गई है। Read more

Proposed Statue of Unity Tourism Authority: Tribals stage protest, say it will take away rights of villagers

The New Indian Express | Dec 24, 2019

The rally was led by sarpanches of villages that lie near the SoU. The sarpanches contend that the proposed authority would take away the rights of the villagers which is now protected under the Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act (PESA).

Tribals from 70 villages in Vadodara’s Kevadia on Monday launched a massive protest against the Gujarat government’s proposal to establish a Statue of Unity (SoU) authority. The state government is planning to administer many parts of Kevadia that is in the vicinity of the statue through the authority. Read more

Tribal women demand gender justice in FRA

The Pioneer | Dec 14, 2019

Proper implementation of Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006 to ensure gender justice among scheduled tribes and other forest dwellers to protect them from illegal evictions was among 10 demands put forth before Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal by tribal women representatives of eight States on Friday.

Around 250 tribal women leaders from Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha participated and raised their rights and livelihood issues at a two-day National Convention on Women and Forest Rights held here on Thursday and Friday. Read more

Why scores of Adivasis from Telangana are protesting for their rights in Delhi

The News Minute | Charan Teja | Dec 09, 2019

For decades, Adivasi groups have alleged that the Lambadas are “taking away” job and educational opportunities as a result of their inclusion under the Scheduled Tribe category.

“If Delhi doesn’t bother, we will even go to the United Nations to end this injustice,” said Pushmak Bhaskar, a primary school teacher hailing from Mamidiguda a tiny village in Adilabad. Read more

Stepping up Government Leadership – Forum on Business and Human Rights 2019

25 Nov 2019 –  High-level plenary: focus As the central focus of the 2019 Forum is to reinforce the call on governments for action on business and human rights, the Working Group on Business and Human Rights that chairs the Forum is convening a high-level panel involving governments from different regions to hear the perspectives of government leaders on the way forward. This plenary session addresses the Forum’s theme on government action and leadership, with the title “Stepping up government leadership: from commitments to action”. Read more

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