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Ours is a battle not for wealth or for power. It is a battle for Freedom. It is a battle for reclamation of Human Personality

Dr B R Ambedkar

Our Mission
>> To eliminate discrimination based on untouchability practices
>> To ensure equality of status and opportunities for all, regardless of caste, class, or gender
>> To ensure the rule of law
Latest News
  • Interactive Forum
    Views on human rights, social justice and peace
  • Annual report of Navsarjan Trust
    Navsarjan presents its Annual report for the year 2011-2012.
  • AHMEDABAD RISING
    On February 14, 2013, Navsarjan joined thousands of voices in the Ahmedabad community and across the world to speak out against violence against women. Ahmedabad Rising is part of One Billion Rising, a global movement to demand an end to violence against women. With 184 countries participating, it was the largest mass protest in history.
  • Join ShobhaYatra - March to celebrate struggle for equality
    Navsarjan has joined with other NGOs committed to social justice and human rights to organize the Shobhayatra March for Equality. The Shobhayatra will take place in Ahmedabad on April 13, 2013 – the birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, who was responsible for the principle of equality in the Indian Constitution. Consistent with Dr. Ambedkar’s beliefs, the Shobhayatra will focus on principles of equality for Dalits, for women, for the poor, and for all marginalized communities.
  • Times Social Impact Awards conferred to Navsarjan Trust
    On January 28, 2013, Navsarjan was honored with a Times of India Social Impact Award for our pioneering work on behalf of the legal rights of the Dalits and other marginalized communities in Gujarat. These highly competitive awards are bestowed upon change-makers within NGOs, corporations and government who have quietly worked to transform the lives of millions of marginalized Indians. Navsarjan’s Executive Director, Manjula Pradeep, accepted the award. President Pranab Mukherjee was the chief guest at the awards function. Each award recipient selected a beneficiary of their NGO to present the award to them. In the case of Navsarjan, Baluben Makwana, a village woman from the Dalit community who has fought alongside Ms. Pradeep for land rights for the Dalit women in her village, was the award presenter. It was Ms. Baluben’s first trip by air – a rare event for someone from a poor Dalit community. This is the second year that the awards have been presented. Navsarjan was chosen from over 1500 entries by a panel of distinguished individuals. The awards covered five categories: livelihoods, advocacy and empowerment, education, health and the environment. Navsarjan was recognized in the advocacy and empowerment category. We are very proud to receive this award, which honors not just Navsarjan but all of those who fight for the rights of the Dalits and other marginalized communities in India. News link: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/videos/news/TOI-Social-Impact-awardees-a-symbol-of-hope-Pranab/videoshow/18258885.cms http://m.timesofindia.com/city/ahmedabad/TOI-Social-Impact-Awards-Cracking-caste-ceilings/articleshow/18283556.cms
  • Narrative and video interview of Ms. Manjula Pradeep - Executive Director of Navsarjan Trust
    Ms. Manjula Pradeep was selected as one of the four women peacemakers by Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, University of San Diego for the year 2011. Her narrative and video interviews are there in the link.
  • Navsarjan organizes Public hearing on social boycott and forced boycott of Dalits and Tribal in Gujarat
    On 24th January 2012 to commemorate Republic of India, a public hearing was organized on social boycott and forced migration of Dalits and Tribal in 17 villages of Gujarat.
  • Navsarjan organizes public hearing on social boycott and forced migration of Dalits and Tribal in Gujarat
    On 24th January 2012, to commemorate republic of India, a public hearing on social boycott and forced migration of Dalits and Tribal in 17 villages of Gujarat was held by Navsarjan in the state capital of Gujarat.
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