UPCOMING PROGRAMMES 

May
04: CEO forum online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA) in Tamil Nadu
17: National review: POA S21(4) report
18: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
24: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government: 
31: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
25: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities

Saturdays (11, 18, 25):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation

June
01: CVMC quarterly online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA)
14:  National review: POA S21(4) report
15: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
21: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government: 
28: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
29: Lawyers’ forum meeting
29: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities

Saturdays (8, 15, 22, 29):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation

July
06: CEO forum online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA) in Tamil Nadu
06: Annual Strategic Multi-Actor Round Table (SMART): Review the implementation of the SCs and the STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 for the calendar year 2023
17: HRF Founders Day
19: National review: POA S21(4) report
19: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government: 
20: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
26: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
27: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities

Saturdays (13, 27):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation

August
03: CEO forum online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA) in Tamil Nadu
15: Monitoring grama sabha
16: National review: POA S21(4) report
17: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
23: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government: 
30: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
31: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities

Saturdays (10, 24, 31):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation

September
07: CEO forum online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA) in Tamil Nadu
13: National review: POA S21(4) report
14: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
20: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government:
27: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
28: CVMC quarterly online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA)
28: Lawyers’ forum meeting
28: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities

Saturdays (07, 14):1000:
Programme support: POA implementation

October
02: Monitoring grama sabha
05: CEO forum online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA) in Tamil Nadu
12: National Roundtable and release of Citizens POA S21(4) Report
18: National review: POA S21(4) report
18: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government: 
19: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
25: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
26: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities

Saturdays (19, 26):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation

November
01: Small Scale Fishworkers Consolidation

02: CEO forum online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA) in Tamil Nadu
15: National review: POA S21(4) report
16: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
22: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government:
29: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
24-27: POA Training, West Bengal
25-30: VAWG 16 days campaign
30: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities

Saturdays (11, 18, 25):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation

December
01-10: VAWG 16 days campaign
02: CVMC quarterly online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA)
13: National review: POA S21(4) report
14: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
16: Survivors forums
20: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government: Guidelines for effective participation in Grama Sabha meeting on 26 January 2025
27: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
28: Lawyers’ forum meeting

28: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities

Saturdays (07, 14, 21):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation

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In the pipeline (Dates to be decided)

  • Training: Budget analysis and engagement with special reference to budgetary allocations and social security schemes for SECs
  • Training: Monitoring, dialogue, and engagement
  • National convention: Labour and SDGs: The opportunities and the challenges
  • Advanced training: Local government (panchayat raj) (governance and financial skills, inclusive village development planning, child and women friendly villages, beneficiary mapping and need fulfilment, model grama sabha, rights and duties)


2025 Upcoming Programmes

January 

7-11: Strategic planning workshop: Social equity and vulnerability mapping
19: National Workshop: State data collection to prepare the national report (POA S21(4))
19: Monthly Study Circle: Strengthening Local Government: Guidelines for effective participation in Grama Sabha meeting on 26 January 2024
22: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
26: Monitoring grama sabha
27: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities
30: Annual civil society solidarity meeting
30: Annual CEO review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA) in Tamil Nadu
31: SDG Watch: Status of women 

All Mondays (06, 13, 20, 27):
1600: Strengthening Local Government: Weekly programme support meeting

Saturdays (11, 18, 25):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation

February

01: CEO forum online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes
Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA) in Tamil Nadu
14: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government: Guidelines for effective participation in Grama Sabha meeting on 26 January 2024
15: National review: POA S21(4) report
15: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
22: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities
28: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government

All Mondays (03, 10, 17, 24):
1600: Strengthening Local Government: Weekly programme support meeting

Saturdays (08):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation

March
03: Training: Human Rights Defenders, Tiruchirappalli
      Consultation: Status of small scale fisher women, Tiruchirappalli
04: Training: Human Rights  Defenders, Pudukottai
      Consultation: Status of small scale fisher women, Pudukottai
05: Training: Human Rights  Defenders, Thanjavur
      Consultation: Status of small scale fisher women, Thanjavur
07: Training: Human Rights  Defenders, Ariyalur
      Consultation: Status of small scale fisher women, Ariyalur
09: Training: Human Rights  Defenders, Kallakurichi
10: Training: Human Rights  Defenders, Tiruvannamalai
      Consultation: Status of small scale fisher women, Tiruvannamalai
11: State consultation: State protection mechanisms for women and children
14: National review: POA S21(4) report
15: State level review: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)21,22: National consultation: Collaboration, coordination, networking and consolidation: High Quality Human Rights Knowledge Institutions
29: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
30: Lawyers’ forum meeting
30: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children, and the scheduled communities

All Mondays (03, 10, 17, 24, 31):
1600: Strengthening Local Government: Weekly programme support meeting

Saturdays (08, 22, 29):
1000: Programme support: POA implementation


April

05: CEO forum online review: Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (POA) in Tamil Nadu

12: National colloquium: Implementation of POA.
18: National review: POA S21(4) report
18: Special study circle: Strengthening Local Government: Guidelines for effective participation in Grama Sabha meeting on 1 May 2024
19: State level meeting: Tamil Nadu Fishers Elected Representatives Assembly (FERA)
25: Monthly study circle: People, entitlements, and local government
26: Survivors’ forum and legal clinic: Woman, children and the scheduled communities

All Mondays (07, 14, 21, 28):
1600: Strengthening Local Government: Weekly programme support meeting

Saturdays (05, 12, 19, 26):

1000: Programme support: POA implementation