Categories for Advocacy & Research

Capacity Building & Advocacy for Scrap Worker’s Rights and Health, Delhi

Project Period: 1st June 2015 to 31st May 2016 A large population of immigrants, refugees and migrants in the city of Delhi is a part of labour force in unorganized sector. Not much has been done to address the challenges faced by these workers in the unorganized sector across Delhi. With a vision to address… View Article

Report on Governance Review of Northeast by Working Group on Northeast Action Research

Since independence, governance in India has constituted interplay between traditional and state structures. The situation in the Northeast is particularly complex with over 200 ethnic groups with their own languages and socio-cultural identity and wide ranging governance structures like Sixth Schedule Frame (entire Meghalaya, parts of Assam, Mizoram and Tripura), State Legislation Frame (VDCs in… View Article

Aman Kanooni Sahayata Kendra

Aman is also running a Legal Aid Cell called Kanooni Sahayta Kendra in Jehanabad Town. The centre provides legal assistance to vulnerable and marginalized people who are caught up in legal conflicts and cannot afford expensive and and sometime exploitative legal services. Several hundred such cases have been handled by the Kendra. Majority of the… View Article

Community Mobilisation on Social Security Programmes

Aman started working on participation of the local communities in implementation of government-run poverty alleviation and social security programmes in two villages a few year back. Now the work has expanded to over 30 villages of four blocks of Jehanabad and Arwal Districts. The last few years have witnessed a series of activities at different… View Article

Transforming for Empowerment

An independent theatre group with the name Lok Panch, has been formed in Patna. A set of senior theatre activists have assembled under a collective leadership. Two of the Aman workers are part of the group. The group is using Theatre of the Oppressed to transform theatre practices from being didactic to participative. The group… View Article

Legal Assistance to Asylum Seekers (as directed by the UNHCR), India

Project Period: January 2017 – Ongoing AMAN Trust supports ARA Trust in providing legal aid and due representation to the asylum seekers or refugee population from Afghanistan as listed under the guidelines of UNHCR. ARA Trust being the only organization with Letter of Understanding with the UNHCR India addresses the vulnerabilities of asylum seekers in… View Article

Update on Queer Writing Series

Project Period: July 2015- May 2018 Queer and feminist politics are at a peculiar crossroads in India in present days. Earlier histories of queer movement in India were rooted in many ways in an intersectional, feminist politics which saw gender, sexuality, caste, race, religion and ability intrinsically connected. Such a politics, a queer politics, had… View Article

Gender-Sensitive Citizenship: An Ebong Alap AMAN Trust Initiative

Project Period: May-June 2016 to May-June 2017 AMAN Trust in collaboration with Ebong Alap, Kolkata aims to execute the project on creating a Gender Sensitive Citizenship in the regions of West Bengal supported by Human Capability Foundation (HCF). For past five years, AMAN and Ebong Alap have jointly executed various projects concerning gender justice, peace… View Article