Jananeethi as an accredited human rights NGO provides space for socially motivated, social activists, law students and young lawyers for internship in human rights activities at various levels. Internship programs are spread from 3 months to 1 year. Also students of law college and college of Social Work are received in Jananeethi for shorter periods and they work with Jananeethi staff in various capacities.
In the recent past, Jananeethi was privileged to contain interns from National Law School of India University, Bangalore, Boston Law School, USA and National Law University, Hyderabad.
Jananeethi provides ample opportunities for acquiring practical as well as theoretical knowledge in the areas of public law, human rights and social jurisprudence.
Interns are welcome to apply to Jananeethi describing their area of interest or research. Travel, food and accommodation will have to be arranged by the intern at their own expense.
|1991||Jananeethi office inaugurated|
|1992 - May 13||Registration of Jananeethi Society|
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|
|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|