The Bill will replace the existing Persons with Disability (Equal Opportunity, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, which was enacted 21 years back. ... More
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is the first international treaty that recognises and protects the political, social, economic, environmental and human rights of a child. The member states of the United NAtions recognised a need for a separate treaty pertaining to children and protection of their rights. 192 countries have ratified the UNCRC. India ratified the treaty in 1992.... More
The Right to Education was declared a fundamental Right in 2002 by the 86th Amendment Act which introduced Article 21A, the right of children to free and compulsory education in Part III of the Indian Constitution.... More
The Persons with Disability Act was the first legislation in India to protect and integrate citizens with disability into the the family, school, workplace and society. The legislation gave persons with disability certain rights to exercise and duties to the governemnt and society to perform in their favour.... More
In principle, our country has one of the most advanced juvenile justice systems in the world today, with a strong child-centric focus and a clear... More
The ILO defines Child Labour as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development.... More

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