Jananeethi has jurisdiction all over India. However its services are mostly confined to the State of Kerala, more specifically the district of Thrissur that has a population of 3.2 million.
Services through telephone calls, emails and other social media are provided to people around the world. Regular services are given to people who reside in Middle East for reasons of work/business whose families in Kerala need legal assistance or consultancy services.
Jananeethi net-works with NGOs, Community Organizations or People’s Movements around the World on issues/topics of mutual interests/shared concerns.
|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|