Women, marginalised, have been disproportionately targeted in the citizenship crisis in Assam. CJP’s grassroots work and experience help us recognise the unique challenges these women face. Our hands-on efforts have resulted in numerous victories and provided relief to those severely affected. From legal battles to establishing personal connections and aiding their reintegration into society, CJP’s team in Assam ensures that none of these women are overlooked.
Recently served with a notice for being a suspected foreigner from the South Salmara-Mankachar Foreigners’ Tribunal Saheba Bibi finds herself enmeshed in the snares of Assam’s infamous citizenship crisis
CJP’s 3-year effort to aid released detainee Shanti Basfore in rehabilitation after 2-year detention in Assam’s Kokrajhar camp continues. Social stigma, poverty, and mental health remain concerns for released detainees, but CJP goes the extra mile for all-around repatriation into society by exploring livelihood options, counseling, legal workshops, and legal battles.
Founded in 2011, South Asia Journal (SAJ) is a policy magazine focused on issues relating to South Asia. Bearing no political affiliation, the journal’s goal is to provide discerning, critical perspectives on the South Asian sub-continent and its evolving relationship to the broader world. SAJ aims to highlight emerging regional trends, especially issues which call for more emphasis among decision makers and policy framers.