Aim & Objective

1. To work for ensuring that basic human rights are respected everywhere.

2. To cooperate to avoid compromising on human rights for economic or political expediency.

3. To recognize democratic institutions as a fundamental human right.

4.  To work towards the sovereignty and self determination of entities with historical, cultural and ecological identity.

5.  To restrict cooperation with governing regimes that violate human right.

6.  To actively engage with the Government of India and other countries to promote human rights education.

7.  To bring diplomatic and commercial pressures on regimes that violate human rights, to ensure that they respect the basic rights of their citizens.

8.  To keep the interests of disempowered communities foremost in all dealings with countries in which human rights violations occur.

10.  To develop a more distinctive and effective role for the International Court of Justice in the field of human rights.

14.  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.

18.  To help stop legal social and economic discrimination against women and their exploitation in different ways.

19.  To promote human rights education as a catalyst in bringing out attitudinal and social change among the management of fire works, glass, stone crushing and related industries for reducing the prevalence of child labour in these and other hazardous industries to zero.

20.  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.

21.  To ensure comprehensiveness and incorporation of national, regional and international perspectives related to human rights.

22.  To study the philosophical and cultural basis and historical perspectives on human rights.

23.  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.

25.  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.

26.  To suggest action for violation of rights by armed political groups and terrorists.

27.  To work against intra-social violation of rights of the poor and weak by the dominant groups.

28.  To effectively work for reducing gender inequalities, exploitations and injustices.

29.  To provide legal aid and advice for the indigent and weaker sections of the society.

30.  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.

33.  To study the causes of success and failure of institutions like UN and its specialized bodies like UNHCR, UNHCHR, UNESCO, WHO, ILO vis-a-vis human rights.

34.  To collect data related to the existing educational and training facilities in the areas of human rights and civil liberties in different parts of the world in general and the developing countries in particular for designing a need based Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Programmers in Human Rights and Civil Liberties.

35.  To aid in organising conferences, seminars, meetings, discussions, debates, study courses, collection of statistics, exhibitions, shows, tour trips etc.

36.  To publish books, encyclopaedias, monographs, journals and directories on human rights.