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CJP against Hunger: Essentials supplied to needy families from the North East

Racism has raised its ugly head even amidst these trying times. Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, people from North Eastern states have been at the receiving end of racial slurs and social ostracism. Our fellow Indians are being accused of not only being Chinese, but also spreading the virus! This has impacted their social…


CJP against Hunger: Overcoming hurdles to serve the needy

Ever since the nationwide lockdown was announced to curb the spread of the coronavirus, CJP’s chief concern has been to ensure nobody goes to bed hungry. But, the haphazard manner in which the lockdown was announced, has led to challenges in providing relief to those in need. We are acutely aware of how daily-wagers and…


CJP against Hunger: Our relief efforts during the Covid-19 lockdown

Ever since the nationwide lockdown was announced to curb the spread of Covid-19, CJP and our partner organisations have been hard at work procuring foodgrains, vegetables, and other essentials to deliver to low-income families of daily wage workers whose income sources have dried up. Here’s a look at some of our on-ground efforts with our…


COVID19 – Central govt advisories, notifications, guidelines

The Central government has been issuing advisories, notifications, guidelines and other such communiques ever since the COVID-19 outbreak in India. These include travel advisories and guidelines for airports for screening international travellers arriving in India. The next stage of local and community transmissions brought in more and more such notifications and guidelines aimed at not…


CJP demands conversion of Goalpara detention camp into Corona Treatment Hospital

Guwahati, March 30, 2020: Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), a human rights organisation that has worked extensively in the state of Assam to help Indian citizens defend their citizenship during and after the process to update the National Register of Citizens (NRC), now demands that the upcoming Goalpara detention camp be converted into a…


Help Mumbai’s sex workers and their families tide over the CoVid-19 lockdown

Sex workers have always been forced to live on the fringes of society. Even today they are one of the most exploited and marginalised communities. The proliferation of the coronavirus has brought sex work to a grinding halt, and thus affected the only means of income for these families. Now, CJP has joined hands with…


Help people living in Mumbai’s low-income neighbourhoods survive the Covid-19 lockdown

Mumbai’s slums are home to taxi and auto rickshaw drivers, vegetable vendors, carpenters, scrap purchasers, delivery boys, waiters, domestic helps, people with HIV and many others who barely make ends meet even in the best of times. Due to the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the Corona Virus, there is widespread anxiety among these people. Now, CJP has joined hands…


Help Mumbai’s urban poor and underprivileged communities tide over the CoVid-19 crisis

Amidst a nationwide lockdown to check the spread of the Corona Virus, low income families have been left with no means of sustenance in the absence of an assured income. These are people who work low-wage jobs in the informal sector, daily wage earners and even the scores of homeless people. Now, CJP has joined…


कोविड-19: जरूरतमंदों को गैर-चिकित्सा राहत प्रदान करने वाले वॉलंटियर्स के लिए दिशा-निर्देश

कोरोना संकट से पूरे भारत में बहुत सारे लोगों के लिए ज़रूरी सामान की किल्लत हो गई है. जबकि चिकित्सा, राहत और पुनर्वास जारी है, परन्तु ज़मीनी सतह पर हाशिये पर रह रहे गरीब समुदायों में इस महामारी की जानकारी फैलाना और इस मुसीबत को पार करने लायक सहायता करना आवश्यक है. यदि आप ज़रूरतमंद…


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