SICHREM on the move – An article on SICHREM

June 4, 2012


Certificate course in Human Rights

March 6, 2012

The Department of Political Science, Government First Grade College, K.R.Puram, Bangalore in association with the South Indian Cell for Human Rights Education and Monitoring-SICHREM is offering a Certificate course in Human Rights sponsored by UGC. The programme was inaugurated by the Dr. Ruth Manoram, Magsaysay awardee and the dynamic social activists of the Dalit and for the downtrodden. Mr. Mathews Philip, Executive Director of SICHREM addressed the gathering during the inaugural ceremony. Mr. Patrick Rajkumar, Asst. Prof in Political Science and is the Coordinator of the course.

For more details Contact Mr. Patrick Rajkumar:   +9742198935, Email:

Mr. Mathews Philip, Executive Director and Mr. Manohar, Head of Programs as Chief Guests at the 44th Annual Day celebration of Nehru English High School

January 24, 2012

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) appoints two Human Rights Activists from Karnataka as members in the NGO Core Group of the Commission

October 13, 2011

Mr. Mathews Philip

Executive Director, SICHREM

Dr. Ruth Manorama

President, NAWO

Mr. Mathews Philip, Executive Director of SICHREM and Dr. Ruth Manorama, President of National Alliance of Women (NAWO) from Karnataka are appointed members of the newly constituted ‘Core Group’ of NGOs of the National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi by an order dated 16th Sept. 2011, under section 12(i) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 which is mandated to encourage the efforts of Non-Governmental organizations and institutions working in the field of Human Rights.

The NGO Core Group Members are mandated to identify the broad areas of cooperation between the NHRC and NGOs, identifying important Human Rights issues which could be jointly taken up with the NGOs, advising the Commission on International Human Rights Conventions, etc. The core group can also suggest mechanisms for continuous and meaningful interaction of the Commission with the Civil Society.

The other members of the 12 member Committee are Javed Abidi, Suhas Chakma, Kailash Satyarthi, Rita Sarin, Rakesh Jinsi, Sugatha Kumari, Puja Marwaha, Lenin Raghuvanshi, Paul Divakar and Baghambar Patnaik.