INDIA: Human Rights Clubs Serve 32 Thousand Students

INDIA: Human Rights Clubs Serve 32 Thousand Students

Salesian missionaries together with the People’s Action for Rural Awakening (PARA) organization held a National Convention of School Human Rights Clubs in Vijayawada that included the participation of over 600 students.  PARA has set up human rights clubs in schools throughout the Indian States of Anrdhra Pradesh and Telangana that reach 32,420 students.  The education minister of Andhra Pradesh, Honorable Adimulapu Suresh, was a featured speaker at the convention.   Missionewswire.org reports that “he responded very positively to the request to integrate human rights education in all schools within the Andhra Pradesh state, in collaboration with PARA,” and “expressed [that] he wished to see human rights clubs operating in the 45,000 schools within the state so that all children may become aware of their rights.”

 

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