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We the People

New Delhi, India
Joined August 2017

We, The People is working towards a humane and well governed nation through an active, informed and responsible citizenry. We believe that citizens play a crucial role in fostering humane societies an



Presence in: India
Focus: Citizenship & Identification, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Right to Information

Our primary focus areas are –

  • Igniting awareness among citizens through Constitution Connect events
  • Building capacities and mobilizing action among citizens through Citizenship Education Programme
  • Developing creative Curriculum Content

Our outreach is through strategic partnerships with institutions (Schools and CSOs) that work closely with citizens. We are financially supported by multiple institutions and individuals alike who believe in the work we do.

People Associated With This Organization

KEN HENSHAW

Nigeria  
We the People (Unverified)
Joined May 2022
Interests: Children's Rights, Community Organizing, Environmental Justice, Financial Sustainability & Fundraising, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, LGBTQI+ Rights, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Policy Advocacy, Right to Information, Women's Rights
Ken Henshaw is Executive Director of We the People- Centre for Social Studies and Development, based in the Niger Delta cities of Port Harcourt and Calabar, Nigeria.
In the last 17 years, Ken has worked closely with communities in the Niger Delta especially in those communities where oil and gas have been extracted for decades with devastating environmental, health and social consequences. His engagements in these communities have mainly focused on ensuring that decades of environmental pollution are cleaned up, that the human rights of the people are respected and protected, that community livelihoods lost to pollution are restored, that public revenues work to transform peoples’ lives, and that the rising effects of climate change are mitigated
He is passionate about increasing community voice and strengthening community agency in engaging stakeholders. He organizes platforms to project community rights and voices in global conversations around climate justice and environmental remediation.

Sonal Thacker Iyer

India  
We the People
Joined August 2017
Interests: Citizenship & Identification, Education, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Right to Information
Development professional with over 12 years of experience of managing and implementing projects on
Legal literacy, Education and Rural Development. Have significant experience on working with the minorities and marginalized communities on legal empowerment. Was successful in mobilizing youth and community members; train them as para-legal volunteers and set up a citizen information centre, where people could come gain access to useful information. Developed several information, Education and communication materials on human rights, fundamental rights & duties, social welfare scheme, Right to Information Act and rules pertaining to arrest and detention. Was also invited as resource person for Right to Information for Doordarshan - A govt. own television channel.
Sonal Thacker Iyer is the network champion (main point of contact) for We the People.

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