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Analysis: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

The inspiration behind creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (hereinafter  referred as “UDHR”) was the  horror, cruel prosecution, inhuman behaviour and the various barbaric acts perpetrated by Nazi Governement. Morsink refers to the statement in the Declaration’s Preamble, which provides that the “disregard and contempt for human rights has resulted in barbarous acts …

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An overview of Human Rights: The origin and Scope 

As per the jurisprudential approach, human rights are understood as those rights which every human holds by the virtue of being human beings. These rights are internationally recognized rights and are entitled to humans irrespective of their gender, caste, religion, creed, race, or colour and no one shall be discriminated against on any of these …

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Rights Of Refugees In India

There has been a great deal of romanticization within national policy circles of the fundamental right to life and personal liberty which is a guaranteed fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution of India and its subsequent extension towards the safety and protection of refugees, with an increase in public perception of the same, notwithstanding the repudiating complexities of national security.

Reforms Required for Hate Speech Laws in India

In an ideal democratic form of governance, differences in opinion are always respected, and critics and contradicting views keep the dynamic culture rolling. Democracy flourishes when public dissent is allowed to be shared, and all different voices are brought to a standard minimum acceptable point. For the last seventy-five years, India has proven to be …

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Maternity Benefits in India

Maternity Benefits are essential in protecting the health of the women and child. In India, pregnant working women are protected under the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961. This Act is enacted in accordance with Article 42 of the Constitution, which specifies that the State shall provide for the safeguarding of equal and humane working conditions and …

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