Role Of Government In Public Health: Current Scenario In India

Digvijay Singh INTRODUCTION The practice of public health has been dynamic in India, and has witnessed many hurdles in its attempt to affect the lives of the people of this country. Since independence, major public health problems like malaria, tuberculosis, leprosy, high maternal and child … [Read more...]

Education, Employment And Empowerment Of The Rescued Women Of Trafficking

Prajoy Dutta & Harshit Singh Jadoun Editor's Note:Since the beginning of time, women in India have been objectified and discriminated as items for domestic use. Treated as slaves, sex objects and various other forms of derogatory labour, historically, women had never been allowed to … [Read more...]

Conflict, Refugee Situation and Human Rights: A Case Study of Tamil Refugees in the Sri Lankan Conflict

By Anonymous Editor's Note: Refugee situations and statelessness are two of the most pertinent issues today in International Law. There are millions of displaced persons who live in the most inhumane conditions all over the world including India, Iran and Pakistan and their only intention was to … [Read more...]

Harmful Traditional Practices: Crimes Against Women Under The Garb Of Custom And Tradition

By Sonakshi, NLU Jodhpur Editor's Note: Due to some social structures, traditions, stereotypes and attitudes about women and their role in society, they become particularly vulnerable to certain crimes. Fundamentalist groups often center on controlling women, using cultural arguments against … [Read more...]

Interpreting Provisions of The Armed Forces (special Powers) act, 1958

By  Chaity, Sonakshi Verma,Yamini Rajora, National Law University, Jodhpur Editor's Note:  The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was implemented by Indian government in 1958 in the context of separatist movements and the violence caused by them. It has received mixed reactions from across … [Read more...]

Public Interest Litigation, Social Action Litigation & Private Attorneys Of Law

By Vasundhara Majithia, Yamini Rajora, National Law University Jodhpur             Editor's Note: It is because of a system for Public Interest Litigation that the Indian judiciary has been able to help in cooling down a few controversial policy questions. One could think of the controversy … [Read more...]