What We Do

Nazdeek is a legal empowerment organization committed to bringing access to justice closer to marginalized communities in India. Our model fuses grassroots legal education, community monitoring of service delivery, use of judicial and non-judicial remedies, and strategic research and advocacy to advance social and economic rights.

Who We Are

We are a community of lawyers, activists, and researchers who believe the law can be a powerful tool in breaking the cycle of marginalization and advancing social justice.


Recent News

In the past four months, Nazdeek has completed four rights-based trainings in Ambedkar Camp and Khajuri Khas in Delhi. The training topics have covered the state as a protector of human rights, the right to safe motherhood, the right to food, and the right to water and sanitation. At Ambedkar Camp, Nazdeek works with 8 women living in the camp...

The All Adivasi Students’ Association of Assam (AASAA) and Adivasi women’s groups - Nazdeek’s partners in Assam - held a demonstration on 24 April 2017 to protest the degrading “Alarm Bajne Se Pehle Jaago Re” campaign started by Tata Tea. The ad was released in February as a part of the company’s ongoing campaign “with the central theme of pre-activism.” Through their campaign...