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NCCI condemns brutal rape of young dalit girl leading to her death as crime against humanity, initiates campaign to address caste based gender violence

National Council of Churches in India condemns the alleged gang rape and assault of 19 year young dalit girl in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh leading to her death. The barbaric torture has led the victim to undergo an enormous amount of mental, emotional and physical suffering along with a dent on her dignity. Atrocities […]

Swami Agnivesh: Tribute to a Great person

The National Council of Churches in India expresses its deepest condolences on the demise of Swami Agnivesh. He was an ardent sojourner of ecumenical movements including the World Council of Churches, Christian Conference of Asia and National Council of Churches in India. India has lost a prophetic voice who spoke out against injustice, exclusivism and […]

Youths of The National Council of Churches in India commemorates International Youth Day

“There is need for a new language and new landscape. We require a New Pentecost experience that involves, not of speaking in many times but listening with many ears.” Rev. Dr. Peniel Rajkumar, WCC. International Youth Day (IYD) Celebration The NCCI proffers room to maneuver the youth of Indian Churches on occasion of International Youth […]

NCCI Webinar on Dalit Christians: 70 years of discrimination based on religion

NCCI Dalit and Tribal/ Adivasi Concerns Tuesday, 4 August 2020 at 02.30pm – 04.00pm (IST) Dalit Christians had launched agitations since 1950s towards the Union Government demanding the amendment of the Constitutional (Scheduled Castes) Order 1950, which excludes the Dalit Christians from enjoying the benefits of the Scheduled Castes. The main reason for including only […]

Tribal and Adivasi Sunday | 9 August 2020

  Respected Ecumenical Leaders, Greetings from NCCI- Dalit and Tribal/ Adivasi Concerns! Over the years Tribal and Adivasi Sunday has been celebrated in many parts of our country in sensitizing the local congregation on Tribal and Adivasi Concerns. Thanks to the enormous support we have received from across the churches, dioceses, parishes and institutions in […]

Affirming Human Rights: Intercepting Human Trafficking International Youth Day Webinar Series

29th July 2020 (Wednesday) 5:00 pm (IST)  Trafficking in persons is internationally defined criminal offence. Trafficking in human has been identified as the third largest source of profit for organized crimes, following arms and drug trafficking. Trafficking takes place for various purposes such as bonded labour, prostitution, forced marriages, domestic servitude, adoption, begging, organ trade, […]