With a foreword by Justice Ranganath Misra; xvi, 774p., Bib., Index, 23 cm.
Human Rights stand for dignified existence of human beings. They are fundamental and inalienable. Under the pioneering efforts of the United Nations, global concern has been focussed on the observance of Human Rights by the member-States. This book explains in simple terms the historical evolution of the concept of Human Rights and gives the national and international instruments under appropriate headings to enable the readers to understand and follow the nuances of the idea. Organised in ten parts and thirty-four chapters, the book covers exhaustively the Historical Perspective; Human Rights Awareness and Social Development; Rights of the Child, Women, Workers and the Juveniles; Human Rights in Criminal Justice System; Implementation Procedures and Enforcement of Human Rights; National Human Rights Commission; The NGOs; Human Rights Situation in India and in the neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh.