Word Out Loud: Felicitating And Commemorating International Human Rights Day 2020
Together, aimed at creating awareness, combating adversity and strengthening unity, to celebrate the spirit of oneness, union of humanity in difficult times, the Centre For Human Rights at Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad organised an online poetry competition titled ‘WORD OUT LOUD’ from 9th-11th December 2020. An open event wherein participants were invited to send original poetic works based on prevailing human rights issues, with winners receiving special mentions on the official Instagram handle of Centre for Human Rights.
To invoke the sentiments of empathy, positivity and activism, the event was organised to commemorate International Human Rights Day 2020 celebrated on 10th December every year. The theme for this year was ‘Recover Better-Stand Up For Human Rights’ in light of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic that has crippled the world but bolstered the value of fellowship amongst individuals. Following an overwhelming response from students and participants across all batches, three winners were declared, based on their insightful, creative, and versatile entries, which were as follows:
- Ms. Akshata Ramesh (2018-23)- First Position- “Died In Custody, Killed By Law”
- Ms. Aratrika Paul(2019-24) – Second Position- “Domestic Violence Against Men In India”
- Ms. Millie Domadia (External) – Third Position –“Black Lives Matter”