Role of Judiciary in Protection of Rights of the Children

  • Gulnaz Shirin
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  • Gulnaz Shirin

    LLM Student at Assam Rajiv Gandhi University Of Cooperative Management, India

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The most essential way to keep the child rights safe is by maintaining the existing role of the judiciary. Children’s are regarded as the lovely gift to humans. Children’s seems to be the great provider for the human output, and the society will feel happy with them. When these children were neglected by the society, it also means to the loss of the whole society. As per the Indian Constitution, Article 14 deals that equality before law and equal protection of law to all with including the children. The convention like the United Nation Convention on the rights of the child 1989 is seems to be one of the most necessary agreement which says about the rights of the children. The Judiciary plays an important role in the protection of fundamental rights of the citizen and non-citizens alike. The concepts of rights of the children was not communicated while making the constitution, but now in this modern era this concept was intensively discussed and debated. And now the Constitution of India also guarantees certain child rights covering the basic issue, like health, education, protection from exploitation and hazardous employment, child trafficking, child abuse, etc. This paper will discuss on some of the issues and challenges faced by children and the Role of Judiciary in Protection of the Rights of the Children.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 4, Page 1062 - 1070


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