Implementation Of International Standards In Child Rights: An Analysis

Jewel M Panicker, Assistant Professor at Saveetha School of Law, SIMATS


Human rights begin with the rights of children. There’s no trust more sacred than the one the planet holds with children. There's no duty more vital than guaranteeing that their rights square measure revered, that their welfare is protected, that their lives square measure free from concern and need in which they mature in peace. It’s a decision for all or any individuals to respect human rights and to affirm their commitment to children. The world organization Convention on the Rights of the Children, 1989 (CRC), represents a turning purpose within the international movement on behalf of child rights. This comprehensive document contains a group of universal legal standards or norms for the protection and well-being of children. A child has the right to be supplied with bound services starting from a reputation and status to health care and education. They need a right to be protected against bound acts, like torture, exploitation, abuse, capricious detention and unwarranted removal from parental care, and youngsters have the correct to participate within the choices poignant their lives. India has the biggest child population within the world. Children underneath the age of eighteen years represent forty one you look after the full population of the country. The Constitution of India provides for social action in favour of children. It directs the state to make sure that children don't seem to be abused and square measure given opportunities and facilities to develop during a healthy manner in conditions of freedom and dignity. Asian nations sanctioned the CRC in 1992 and enacted varied laws in conformity with the CRC for the protection of children. This paper tries to assess the implementation of the CRC in the Indian system.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

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ISSN: 2582-8878


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