Category Archives: Human Rights

Human Rights

Vulnerable Groups and Human Rights

Introduction There is a certain group of a human being which either by nature or because of deep-rooted custom are weak and vulnerable, such as a child, women, disabled persons, aged persons, migrant workers or persons belonging to a particular race. However, they were a human being possesses a human right and fundamental freedom. But their rights have… Read More »

Important International Conferences on Human Rights

International Conference on Human Rights This article deals with various international conferences on human rights. The conferences discussed herein are – Tehran Conference 1968, Vienna Conference 1993 and the Vienna Conference 2013. Tehran Conference 1968 In April and May 1968, representatives of 84 States, 4 nearby businesses, and 57 non-governmental groups (NGOs) met in Tehran, Iran, for the first united countries’… Read More »

Regional Conventions on Human Rights

Each region has its own systems of human rights conventions. The Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa have all established regional conventions. INTRODUCTION Human rights are the most basic rights that are awarded to all humans, regardless of their sex, race, ethnicity, nationality, or religion. Human rights include the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery and torture,… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL LAW ON HUMAN RIGHTS

INTRODUCTION The phrase “human rights” may be used in an abstract and philosophical sense, either as denoting a special category of moral claim that all humans may invoke or, more pragmatically, as the manifestation of these claims in positive law, for example, as constitutional guarantees to hold Governments accountable under national legal processes. While the first understanding of… Read More »

Human Rights Commissions in India

The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and State Human Rights Commissions which are formed under the act are described in this article. Introduction: The idea of human rights is very pristine and sacrosanct. If rights are scrapped off a man, then what remains is a mere animal existence (though nowadays,… Read More »