Centre for Health and Social Justice
Together for Change: Inspiring Leadership and Action
The Centre for Health and Social Justice (CHSJ) promotes meaningful change in the lives the most marginal communities in our society. CHSJ empowers communities by strengthening individual capacity, agency and leadership as well as solidarity, and collective actions. CHSJ has been working since 2005 and the leadership has more than thirty years’ experience in community development. CHSJ is a registered as a Charitable Trust with its headquarters in New Delhi and field interventions and partnerships in more than 10 states of India.
What We Do
CHSJ works with disempowered and marginalised communities like women, singe women, dalit, tribals, manual scavengers, urban poor and others on issues like health, gender equality, violence against women and governance. CHSJ’s approach to gender equality includes working with men and boys to make them partners in initiatives on social justice.
CHSJ works directly with community and provides technical support to other organisations who are working with similar objectives. Linking research with action and evidence with advocacy for policy action are other strategies of CHSJ.
CHSJ implements its activities through five operational units based in New Delhi, Kolkata and Bengaluru.