Digvijay Singh Editor’s Note: In developing countries like India, maternal mortality ratio is still very high. Different socio demographic factors are responsible beside the medical factors for this high ratio. Government of India has taken many steps for the improvement of health of pregnant and nursing women and women in […]
Almost all the countries have developed a juvenile justice system to deal with their young offenders. In India, this issue has been in the highlight lately, with discussions on their problems and related issues at various forums. In this submission, the author has elaborated not only the social implications of delinquency but also the various aspects of the law that deals with juveniles.
By Gayatri Loomba The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata Editor’s note: Female foeticide is the gory practise of sex-selective abortion, which renders the girl child a victim of the highest degree of gender-rooted prejudice. This paper examines the factors leading to the continuance of this practice despite […]
By Harpreet Kaur, UILS, Chandigarh “Editor’s Note: Child trafficking is generally defined as the process of recruitment, transport, transfer, harbour or receipt of a person under the age of 18 for the purpose of exploitation. It is a problem that affects all nations due to porous borders and weak domestic […]
Ghanshyam Panchariya KIIT University, Bhubaneswar “Editor’s Note: The paper deals with the law in India pertaining to child sexual abuse, the passing of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 which was the first legislation to deal comprehensively with the law relating to child sexual abuse.” INTRODUCTION “If […]
By Priyanka Sham Bhat, Jindal Global Law School “Editor’s Note: The issue of death penalty for juvenile offenders invites fierce debate and varied opinions. While some say that juveniles are incapable of understanding the consequences of their acts, others insist that the very fact that they have committed a heinous […]
By Nikhita Nagori, Christ Law College, Bangalore “Editor’s Note: Death Penalty is one of the most sensitive issues in any criminal justice system, as it deals with questions of life and death. Another controversial issue is that of juvenile offenders-whether they can be tried and punished at par with adult offenders. […]