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About SAARC Human Rights Foundation

SAARC Human Rights Foundation is South Asia’s largest voluntary, non-political, non-profitable organization dedicated to the development and preservation of human rights.

The Foundation works for the people who are deprived of the rights of society. Based on the United Nations Human Rights Charter (Bill of Rights) this organization is approved by the Governments of Bangladesh, India & Nepal. And is recognized & registered by the National Human Rights Commission of India, the National Commission for Women-India, the National Vigilance Commission of India, and the Election Commission of Bangladesh. Meanwhile, the SAARC Human Rights Foundation is conducting activities in more than three hundred branches at Bangladesh’s district, metropolitan and university levels, including the SAARC member countries.

Human Rights In Asia

The topic of human rights in Asia encompasses an immense number of states, international governmental organizations, and non-governmental organizations. All these institutions contribute a variety of services and perspectives towards human rights, covering topics including the enforcement, monitoring, and criticisms of human rights in Asia. There is no single body that covers all of human rights in Asia, as such a diverse and widespread region requires several institutions to properly monitor the multitude of elements that fall under the scope of human rights.

SAARC Human Rights Foundation is approved by the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. It is also approved by the Governments of India and Nepal and is recognized by the National Human Rights Commission of India, the National Commission for Women-India, the National Vigilance Commission of India, and the Election Commission of Bangladesh. The SAARC Human Rights Foundation is one of the founding members of the Election Monitoring Forum, the largest election monitoring platform in Bangladesh, comprising 31 NGOs and 25 well-established organizations registered by the Bangladesh Election Commission.

Our Branches

SAARC Human Rights Foundation has functional Branches in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Bhutan. SAARC Human Rights Foundation has also nearly 300 branches around the country in metropolitan areas, upazila/thana, and municipalities. Senior judges of the country, including former judges, diplomats, ministers, MPs, academicians, doctors, journalists, and human rights activists are involved in the central branches of the foundation.

Apart from this, every branch committee of the foundation is comprised of several women representatives and minority and tribal representatives. Every branch of the country, the members and volunteers of this foundation are working against all kinds of injustice of the society and for the establishment of the rule of law and human rights.

The Foundation is responsible for the development of human rights in their respective areas through the following activities such as solving the problem of helpless women and men through advisory, preventing human rights violations through the administration, investigating the incident of various human rights violations and sending neutral reports to the concerned authority, publishing human rights magazines on the regular basis, filing a case on behalf of the victims for ensuring rights of helpless women and men, organizing seminars workshops and training to increase awareness of human rights, through the publication of leaflets and posters of human rights, monitoring all elections, launching self-reliant projects, and coming forward with the miscreants during disaster Including continuing the multipurpose programs. The foundation’s central and branch committees are providing free legal advice and support to more than 20 thousand helpless men and women every year.

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