Social Awareness Society for Youths (SASY) is a non-profit, non-governmental human rights organization is focusing on 6 thematic areas which include Access to Justice, Strengthening Local Government, Child Rights Initiatives, Dalit women leadership, Livelihood Promotions & Social Inclusion in Disaster Responses. SASY was founded by a group of Dalit activists in the year 1983 and it is registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 27 of 1975. Read More
Fact Findings Mission
Fact-finding missions are carried out immediately after the incident of caste atrocity, human rights violation and other forms of abuses occurred or reported. The Dalit Human Rights Defenders or Fact Finding team will rush to occurrence places where the human rights violations have occurred and meet the affected persons to console them and meet immediate need including medical treatment, protection and with the effectivenes..
Atrocity Tracking Monitoring system (ATM) is an interactive website created at the national level by the National Dalit Movement for Justice (NDMJ) which is very much effective in sending alert messages to the government officials and statutory commissions urging to take appropriate measures under the SC/ST PoA Act.
Right to information is the fundamental right under Article 19(1) of the Constitution. The right to information is a basic right that underpins good governance, democracy, poverty eradication and the practical realisation of human rights. It is a system of government responsive to the needs of its citizens and to develop a culture of human rights and accountability.
Caste is a form of social exclusion unique to the South Asian subcontinent. It is most prevalent in India, but exists also in Nepal and in modified forms in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan for more than 5000 years. Castes or jatis are identified in a hierarchy; at the top are usually Brahmins, members of various merchant or bania castes, and members of regionally-identified ‘dominant castes&r.. Read More