This collection of essays deals mainly with protection of rights of specific groups, namely indigenous peoples, juveniles, women, besides accused and victims in specific situations; principles and standards in relation to the protection of accused and victims during criminal trial; challenges and impediments before the non-governmental human rights organisations along with the United Nations in their efforts of education and implementation; international developments and ramifications as against issues of contemporary relationship ranging from terrorism to trade related concerns; and contributions of judicial institutions in different countries in the realm of the protection and safeguarding of human rights. By examining the legislative policy formulations, executive implementation mechanisms, and, importantly, the role of the judicial institutions in monitoring and shaping the course of future development, the present compendium brings out a fresh perspective to the concerns of reader community cutting down the cultural and country barriers.
The compendium contains original contributions in the arena of human rights. It will immensely benefit teachers, students, lawyers, judges, scholars, government officials, human rights activists and common readers. The book will extensively widen the dissemination of human rights message in the world.