Child Labor -An Enigma,Still Requires Introspection

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Adrish Guha Majumder ABSTRACT Taking a view of the present scenario of child labor in India, related laws and its shortcomings, the article deals with the subject of child labor which is an enigma now a days in India and in the world scenario. It introduces itself with the definition of child labor, its causes,… Read more »

Right To Education Act 2009: An Overview

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Noor Ameena INTRODUCTION Right to education of every child is clearly a human right. It enables the child to develop and realize its full potential as a human being. Education plays a major role in the character formation of a child and the subsequent development of personality. It develops in him the ability to think… Read more »

Child labour in india: A human rights perspective

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Aastha Suman I. INTRODUCTION Child labour is undoubtedly a human rights issue. It is not only exploitative but also endangers children’s physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and moral development. It perpetuates poverty because a child labour, deprived of education or healthy physical development, is likely to become an adult with low earning prospects. This is a… Read more »

Role of Indian judiciary in protection of Rights of the Children

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Sandip Bhosale 1 Introductory The role of the India Judiciary and the scope of judicial interpretation have expanded remarkably in recent times, partly because of the tremendous growth of statutory intervention in the present era. The judiciary plays an important role in the protection of fundamental rights of the citizen and non-citizens alike. The twin… Read more »

Compulsory education gives poor right to dignity: Court

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The Supreme Court said Thursday provision of free and compulsory education to the disadvantaged sections of society was to afford them a right to live with dignity. An apex court bench of Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia, Justice K.S. Panicker Radhakrishnan and Justice Swatanter Kumar made the observation in the course of the hearing of a… Read more »

Right to education to cover secondary schools soon: Sibal

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Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday hoped the Right to Education (RTE) act will cover secondary schools in the coming years. ‘In the coming five years similar rights will cover secondary education,’ Sibal said while addressing a function organised by the ministry and UNICEF. He said the act will address the problem of… Read more »