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Securing the Forest Rights of Tribal’s By Nikita Lamba

The key piece of forest legislation Forest Rights Act passed in India on 18 December 2006. The law has to do with the rights of forest-dwelling communities to land and other resources, as a result of the continuance of colonial forest laws in India which were denied to them over decades. The Act was notified into …

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Child Marriage in India: A Critical Overview By Nikita Lamba

Child Marriage in India, where marriage is one of the important social institutions and it is a means of establishing a family through which the society carry on. This social process is expressed in the form of rituals and symbols. In India 45 per cent of girls are wedded below 18 years, nearly 80% of …

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Constitutional Philosophy of Article 15(3) By Nikita Lamba

ARTICLE 15(3) – “Nothing in this article shall prevent the State from making any special provision for women and children.” Women Empowerment, the most discussed yet least achieved target for any Indian govt. The need to bring Indian women to the mainstream of population was felt long back in the ‘50s, however, even after such …

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Rights of Women in lodging FIR and Registering Complaints By Nikita Lamba

As increasing examples of rape, sexual harassment, molestation, etc are major concerns for women in the society. Such horrific offences are on the rise and many culprits go untouched because most women are still unaware of their rights which protect them against such heinous crimes, and the thought of views of the society about her …

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Status of Right to Health among Children By Nikita Lamba

Whereas the right to health can be regarded as part of human rights and applicable to all, children constitute the most neglected segment having been denied adequate health care. Children who are dependent upon adults for all of their needs, they have no control over adverse health events, proper nutrition, sanitation and environment. In the …

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Mapping of Violation of Child Right’s in India By Nikita Lamba

Children are the great promise of tomorrow, the dawn of humanity and buds of social development – UNICEF There is no doubt in saying that children are the greatest gift of humanity and the supremely important national assets of any country. The future of any nation depends on the young generation, they deserve care and …

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Strategies of Women Empowerment in India By Nikita Lamba

Investing in women means investing in the people who invest in everyone else: Melinda Gates In the history of human development, the woman has been as important as a man. The status, employment and work performed by them in society are the indicators of a nation’s overall progress.  Without the participation of women in national …

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Sexual Harassment and What Should Be Done After Being Harassed By Nikita Lamba

When someone famous is caught in the act of harassment, it gets people’s attention. But most harassment stories never make it to the headlines. They’re all too common, and they’ve been around for a long time. Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination that violates a woman’s fundamental right to equality and right to life, …

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