Combat Law : The Human Rights magazine
Volume 3, Issue 1: Children's Rights
Children's rights in Shining India
Despite Constitutional guarantees of opportunity and civil rights,
millions of children face
wide-spread deprivation and discrimination. A large part of this
stems from being seen hrough the lens of
adults who make decisions for them, and who prefer to address their
welfare rather than their rights, says
Enakshi Ganguly Thukral.
Keeping a watch on child rights in India
Razia Ismail Abbasi
Globalisation: Will our children pay the price?
Illa. D. Hukku
Convention on the Rights of the Child: Achievements and Challenges
Jaap. E. Doek
Bringing Child Rights on the WSF agenda
The World Social Forum, Mumbai saw child rights groups form a coalition.
Holding governments accountable
Sexual exploitation of children
Child sexual abuse - Time for action
Beyond the Protection of Juvenile Legislation
Child labour and cultural relativisms
Critical analysis of adoption law
Punthamba - A Fight for Justice
A fact finding report of the demolition of adivasi huts and cops in Punthambha,
Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra.
Larzish - Saying it through Films
A round-up of the first International Film Festival of Sexuality and Gender
A Movement for Repeal of POTA
Report on the People?s tribunal on POTA and other security legislations.
A fact finding report reveals the use of witch hunting as yet another means of
oppression of women in the tribal belts of Nandurbar, Maharashtra.
Passing the Saffron Buck
A violation of human rights is used by communal forces to spark tension in
Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh.
Rule of Law - A Fugitive
Increasing corruption and brazen bending of the judiciary by people holding
public offices intensifies the need of a Special law.
Shifting the Balance?
Has the Philosophy of the Supreme Court on Public Interest Litigation changed
in the era of Liberalisation?
DNA fingerprinting - a Legal Perspective
Cyber Crime and Indian Society
A pragmatic approach of all concerned is needed to tackle this crime still in
its nascent stage in India.
Tea Garden Workers - Abandoned to Death
Adivasi Tradition as a Crime
Adivasi tradition of dispute-resolution is made out as a criminal offence.
Hridey Pal Singh
The right of the accused to a copy of the First Information Report will go a
long way in ensuring justice.
A Model for All?
A jailbreak at the Model Jain in Chandigarh leads to suspension of human rights
of inmates and harrasment of their families.
WSF in pictures