Mangaluru: International Conference on Human Rights at Roshni Nilaya

Mangaluru: School Of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya held a press meet at the Press Club Urwa here on March 2.

Addressing the mediapersons Organizing Secretary, Rameela Shekhar,said,” Roshini Nilaya Mangaluru in collaboration with Karnataka State Human Rights Commission, Bengaluru is organizing a two day UGC Sponsored International Conference on Human Rights Education for Social Work Practice on Friday 04th March 2016 and Saturday 05th March 2016. Meera C Saksena, 1AS, Chairperson, Karnataka State Human Rights Commission, will inaugurate the seminar at 9:45 AM and Dr Peter G Kirchschlaeger, a visiting fellow at Yale University (USA), senior research fellow of the University of Lucerne (Switzerland), and consultative expert in ethics for, UN and UNESCO will be delivering the Key note message.”


She further said,”Reputed International speakers will be addressing various issues that interelate human rights and social work practice. Some of the themes and speakers are : Mrs. Pramila Nesargi, Advocate, Women Rights Activist on Women’s Rights Myth and Reality. Dr Shamasunder Acharya MBBS, FRCP Edin, FRACP, Clinical Director, John hunter hospital, Australia on Boundaries of Medical Ethics-Good Bad and Ugly. Dr Sudhakar S. CEO, Prism Solutions, UAE on Business Ethics and Human Rights from a Corporate Perspective. Dr Gautham Machaiah, Senior Media Consultant, Ex- EVP- Zee Network, on Transgression of Human Rights of Common Man in routine Media Reporting.’

“Social Work has, from its conception, been a Human Rights Profession, having as its basic tenet the intrinsic value of every human being and as one of its main aims the promotion of equitable social structures, which can offer people security and development while upholding their dignity. The realization of Human Rights requires the respect for the rights of all those concerned and requires professional skill for creating a space for dialogue, the creation of meaning and correct interpretation. This is also relevant to the Health, Management and Legal Profession. The main purpose of this conference is to achieve the above goal. The participants of this seminar include Social Work Faculty and Students, Medical Practitioners, Medical Students, Nursing Faculty and students, Physiotherapists and other paramedics. There will be scientific paper presentations from the participants as well”she added.

Shyalaja Santosh, Organizing Secretary was also present at the press meet.

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  1. HUMAN RIGHTS is an important topic in these fast changing times where rich is getting richer and poorer getting more poorer. Wealth is a strength in this world of materialism, and expert Economists predict that within a short time almost one percent of the rich world population will be equivalent to ninety nine percent of the rest. In fact, this is one of the main topic raised as an important issue during the current Election trend in the United States. Human Rights plays an important role when the world is so deeply in involved in our culture, our affluence, our religion and most importantly our race and color. We therefore wish to congratulate Roshni Nilaya to sponsor a Seminar on HUMAN RIGHTS that will create additional awareness of all the dangers ahead of us. One of the most important point that we need to focus is on the importance of Education that will be able to combat all evils and dangers attached to Human Rights. So long as one is capable to achieve the basic Education he or she will automatically understand the intricacies of Human Rights so that with the benefit of Education each and everyone of us can defend ourselves from all external threats on the misuse of Human Rights. Please therefore emphasize the importance of Education in all your messages to the World on Human Rights.

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