NHRC invites entries for its online photography competition 

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), India, has invited entries from Indian citizens for its online human rights photography competition – 2024. It has been organized in collaboration with the MyGov portal. The last date for the entries is 7th July, 2024. These may be sent either through the NHRC, India website: https://nhrc.nic.in/ OR through the MyGov portal: https://www.mygov.in/

The themes of the competition are as follows:

• Child Labour;

• Challenges of destitute elderly;

• Environmental Hazards impacting life on planet Earth;

• Celebrating human rights & values in Indian diversity;

• Celebrating gender equality;

• Development initiatives improving life and living standards;

• LGBTQI+ life, rights and challenges;

• Women (rights, challenges, and their contribution to the development of the nation);

• Beggars; and

• Disability (rights, challenges, achievements)

The Commission engages with people in general for human rights advocacy. This online photography competition on human rights is another effort in this direction. Other such important events include annual short film competition on human rights started since 2015, moot court competitions in law schools/ colleges and universities, painting, quiz and debate competitions, etc.

The first, second and third prize-winning photographs will be awarded ₹ 15,000/-, ₹ 10,000/- and ₹ 5,000/- each respectively along with certificates to the applicant. Additionally, there will be seven consolation prizes of ₹ 2,000/- each.


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