Jananeethi Institute for Justice Education, Research and Development has been conceived and designed to function locally addressing regional and national issues with a global perspective. Jananeethi Institute for Justice Education, Research and Development is a registered Society registered under the Travancore Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act, 1955. Registration No 895/2000 Tcr.


Jananeethi, as a voluntary, non-sectarian, non-political, non-profit making and secular programme adhering to the sublime ideals and the democratic values enshrined in the Constitution of India, is intended and designed for the defence of life, dignity, liberty and other fundamental rights of the defenceless. It's a creative collective of human rights defenders, eminent jurists, retired judges, lawyers, academics, writers, thinkers, artists, social workers, and activists in the spheres of culture, environment, community health and education.


Jananeethi aims at radical changes in society, enabling the individuals and societies become aware of their inherent human rights and civil liberties, so that people may live in dignity and freedom, in consonance with the true dictates of humanity in its widest scope and dimension.

Major objectives

    To provide Psycho-Legal Therapeutic Services to the victims of organized violence and abuse.
    To provide a helpline to the mentally distressed, old and sick.
    To provide short stay home to mitigate the crisis that arises out of violent episodes of domestic violence or other forms of abuse and to support victims of HIV/AIDS.
    To facilitate alternate methods of conflict resolution like mediation and negotiation in order to amicably settle cases of dispute.
    To combat torture by way investigating and preventing custodial violence, police brutalities, human rights violations of the under trials etc.
    To promote the right to reparation of victims and survivors of torture.
    To empower and enable vulnerable sections of the society to seek justice through human rights education and legal literacy programs at grass root level and for selective groups.
    To publish literature, in the form of Information, Education & Communication (IEC) materials, paper presentations etc so that it enhances the knowledge levels of the beneficiaries.
    To organize and mobilize the community to gain larger access to social justice.

            Thrust areas:


             Human Rights

             Rule of Law


             Conflict Resolution

             Community Health

             Environmental Protection

             Clinical Legal Education
Contact Details
Address:    Jananeethi, Post Box No 8, Mannuthy PO, Thrissur, Kerala, India PIN Code- 680651
Phone:    -2372992
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