Our Mission & Vision

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Centre for Human Rights Movement (CHRM) is a nonprofit, government registered human rights organization. It has more than thousand members consists of human rights professionals including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities.

Established in 2005, CHRM is known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, contribution in the arena of environmental protection and targeted advocacy.

Centre for Human Rights Movement (CHRM) defends the rights of people worldwide especially for Bangladeshi people.

We give priority on the following issues:

To work for ensuring that basic human rights are respected everywhere.

To address any kind of severe human rights violation.

To cooperate to avoid compromising on human rights for economic or political expediency.

To work towards the sovereignty and self determination of entities with historical, cultural and ecological identity.

To restrict cooperation with governing regimes that violate human rights.

To actively engage with the Government of Bangladesh and other countries to promote human rights education.

To bring diplomatic and commercial pressures on regimes that violate human rights, to ensure that they respect the basic rights of their citizens.

To help stop legal, social and economic discrimination against women and their exploitation in different ways.

To create an environment as well as an understanding that human rights can easily become vulnerable to abuse of various structures and processes of power.

To ensure comprehensiveness and incorporation of national, regional and international perspectives related to human rights.

To examine the inter-dependence of and linkages between human rights and democracy, pluralism, development, ecological balance, peace and harmony at the national and international levels.

To study and prepare reports on the violation of human rights by the State and its agencies – the police and criminal justice system inconsistent with human rights norms.

To suggest action for violation of rights by armed political groups and terrorists.

To work against intra-social violation of rights of the poor and weak by the dominant groups.

To effectively work for reducing gender inequalities, exploitation and injustices.

To provide legal aid and advice for the indigent and weaker sections of the society.

To promote the role of developing societies vis-a-vis human rights.

To study the causes of success and failure of institutions like UN and its specialized bodies like UNHCR, UNHCHR, UNESCO, WHO, ILO vis-a-vis human rights.

To arrange conferences, human chain, seminars, meetings, discussions, symposiums, debates, collection of statistics, exhibitions, shows, investigations and so on relating human rights

To publish books, monographs, journals and directories on human rights.