CONTENTS:- 1. Human Rights in India 2. Sati and Human Rights 3. Child Marriage 4. Fundamental Rights 5. Reform of Family Law 6. Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 7. Kashmiri Insurgency and Human Rights 8. Establishment of National Human Rights Commission 9. Right to Information Act 10. National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) 11. Human Rights Violations against Sexuality Minorities in India
This book provides evolution of human rights and its development in India. It adopts a new approach for analysing situation of human rights by highlighting the inherent deficiencies in the existing institutions, mechanisms, laws, and law enforcement agencies. It unravels discourses of victimhood, oppression, suffering and witnessing while emphasizes the need for adoption of a multi-pronged strategy for eliminating human rights violations. It is believed that the book will be a valuable source for academics, activists, NGOs, social worker and the interested general reader.