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Advancement of Human Rights in India
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Advancement of Human Rights in India
Contemporary and Emerging Challenges

Edited by:
  • Debarati Halder - Professor of legal studies in the Unitedworld School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • Shrut S. Brahmbhatt - Assistant Professor in the Unitedworld School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat


June 2021 | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Human rights, despite being prone to serious obstacles, have garnered immense attention in the recent years. This book is an authoritative study of the recent trends and challenges of human rights in India, focusing on the advancement of judicial activism and gross violations of these rights by the government and private stakeholders.

Covering a wide range of topics, Advancement of Human Rights in India: Contemporary and Emerging Challenges features critical discussions on the legal rights of women, children, forest tribes, disabled individuals, prisoners and other socially disadvantaged groups whose welfare is heavily neglected, and thus, needs urgent attention. This book also addresses contemporary debates on consular access, privacy, paternity leave and food security, among others. This book acknowledges progress in the fight for human rights and also presents possible solutions to the many difficulties that lie ahead. 
 
Foreword by Professor Subir K Bhatnagar
 
Preface
 
Introduction
 
SECTION I Gender Justice and Human Rights
Dipa Dube
Victimization of Disabled Women in India: A Critical Analysis
Janardhana Rao Killi
Rights of Women and Gender-biased Laws in India: A Critical Socio-legal Analysis
Priju Bhaskar T.
Forced Sterilization of Differently Abled Women: A Critical Analysis
Mradul Mishra and Viralkumar B. Mandaliya
Sex Workers and Right to Live with Dignity: A Critical Review
Badri Sankar Das
Gender Equality and Human Rights in India: A Critical Review
Zeel Raval, Heli Shah and Debarati Halder
Marital Rape in India: A Critical Socio-legal Analysis
Vihasi Shah
Human Rights of Sex Workers and Their Children: A Critical Analysis
Shrut. S. Brahmbhatt and Anamika Tyagi
Gender Justice: A Pathway to Human Rights
 
SECTION II Child Rights and Human Rights
Pallavi Dey and Dhwani Patel
Child Sexual Abuse and Forensic Dentistry: A Critical Medico-legal Analysis
Smit Hingu
Child Labour and Human Rights: A Critical Analysis
Vishwa Patel
Issues of Child Marriages and Marital Rape in India: A Critical Legal Analysis
Gauri Singh and Namita Yadav
Juvenile Justice System in India from the Perspective of Reformative Justice: A Critical Assessment
Rubel Bareja and Vishwajeet Singh Shekhawat
Child Labour in India: A Critical Legal Analysis
Anshuman Mohit Chaturvedi and Dhriti Gupta
Right to Education: A Critical Analysis
 
SECTION III Contemporary Issues and Human Rights
M. B. Pavithra and V. Kolappan
Outblooming Human Rights Violations in Surrogacy: Thorns Beneath the Rose
Nadisha N. Vazirani
Forest, Food Security and Indigenous People: A Critical Analysis from Human Rights Perspective
Shrut S. Brahmbhatt
Transgender Human Rights: Identifying the Conflict of Law and Reality
Debarati Halder and Esha Maken
Right to Food: A Critical Socio-legal Analysis from Indian Human Rights Perspectives
Manish Soni and Darshan Patankar
AFSPA and Human Rights Violation in Jammu and Kashmir
Meet R. Shah
Legal Accountability in Corporate Social Responsibility in India: A Critical Analysis
Mansi Chhaya, Shraddha Parekh and Debarati Halder
Paternity Leave: Right of the Father or Discretion of the Employer?
Bhaumik P. Upadhyay and Debarati Halder
Land Acquisition Laws in the Light of Eminent Domain Principle: A Socio-Legal Analysis
Gunjan Chawla
Right to Consular Assistance: The Jadhav Case---A Human Rights’ Analysis
Viralkumar B. Mandaliya and Mradul Mishra
Revitalizing Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security: A Critical Review
 
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