Education

Trafficking of children , Disability , Juvenile court

Prepared by

Karnataka Women’s Information and Resource Centre
For

NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
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© 2005, National Human Rights Commission
The views expressed by the authors in this publication are not necessarily the views of the NHRC.

Edited by Mimmy Jain Designed and produced by Rajika Press Services Pvt. Ltd

Contents

Acknowledgments Preface Note Introduction

Dossiers

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

The Rights of the Child 13 Maharukh Adenwalla .................................................................................................. The Rights of the Disabled 25 Meera Pillai .................................................................................................. The Rights of the Dalits 39 Martin McGowan .................................................................................................. Reproductive Rights 51 N B Sarojini .................................................................................................. Human Rights and the Environment Ashish Kothari & Anuprita Patel 71 .................................................................................................. Land and Housing Rights Miloon Kothari & Sabrina Karmali 91 ..................................................................................................

The Rights of Home-based Workers
Vibha Puri Das & Aditi Kapoor 109 .................................................................................................. Gandhian Struggles for Land Rights Dr. D Jeevan Kumar 121 ..................................................................................................

The Rights of Fish Workers

Nalini Nayak 141 .................................................................................................. 10. The Right to...
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