Our Departments

Legal aid, legal consultancy, scrutiny of documents, drafting petitions, site visit, collection of data, compilation of data, monitoring of judicial proceedings etc

Assisted negotiation, settlement of disputes/conflicts, clinical legal education, legal counselling etc

Combat violence against women, programmes for women empowerment, clinical legal education, psycho-legal counselling, help desk for women and children in distress, rehabilitation etc

Training of para-legal volunteers, interns, facts-finding missions, shadow reports, documentary videos, publications, blogs, campaigns etc

Environmental interventions, national & international campaigns, conduct public hearings, public interest litigations, constructive engagements, national & international net-working, seminars & workshops, panel discussions, press releases, urgent appeals etc


Our Journey

1991 Jananeethi office inaugurated
1992 - May 13 Registration of Jananeethi Society
1992 December

Formal Inauguration

Initial services included – public adalats (neethimela), free legal aid, legal literacy, mediation & reconciliation and public interest litigation. Started campaign against torture, death penalty, dowry, child labour and trafficking.

1993 Launch of Jananeethi Publication
1994 Women’s Desk
1996 Environmental Advocacy launched
2000 Helpline for women, children and elderly in distress started
Declaration of first litigation-free village in Thichoor in Varavoor Panchayat
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