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Human Rights in India

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Overview

Course Objective: • In-depth insight into the constitutional, statutory and institutional aspects of human rights protection in India. • Covers constitutional provisions dealing with human rights and special legislations dealing with protection of vulnerable and marginalized groups. • Discussion on institutional framework in India dealing with protection and enforcement of human rights.   Learning Outcomes: By the end of the course students should be able to: 1. Demonstrate a good understanding of the provisions under the Constitution of India dealing with human rights. 2. Display a good understanding of the nature and scope of special legislations dealing with protection of human rights of marginalized and vulnerable sections. 3. Demonstrate a good understanding of the practical application of human rights law to specific human rights problems in India. 4. Analyze complex human rights problems and apply relevant provisions of human rights law in India to a hypothetical situation/case study and a theoretical knowledge of the underpinnings of the human rights framework in India, its operation and issues associated with its implementation.

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1

1. Introduction to National Human Rights Protection System

2. Human Rights Provisions in the Constitution-I

3. Human Rights Provisions in the Constitution-II

 

Week 2:

4. Directive Principles of State Policy and Fundamental Duties

5. Relationship between Constitutional Law and International Human Rights Law

 

Week 3:

6. Introduction to Public Interest Litigation

7. PIL – Prisoner’s Rights

 

Week 4:

8. PIL – Environment I

9. PIL – Environment II

 

Week5:

10. PIL – Gender Justice

11. PIL – Bonded Labour

12. Human Rights Courts in India

 

Week 6:

13. Role of Legislature in the Protection of Human Rights

14. Role of Executive in the Protection of Human Rights

15. Introduction to Paris Principles

 

Week 7:

16. Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993

17. National Human Rights Commission

18. Activities of the National Human Rights Commission

19. Critical evaluation of the National Human Rights Commission

 

Week 8:

20. National Commission for Women - I

21. National Commission for Women - II

22. National Commission for Scheduled Castes - I

 

Week 9:

23. National Commission for Scheduled Castes - II

24. National Commission for Scheduled Tribes - I

25. National Commission for Scheduled Tribes - II

 

Week 10:

26. National Commission for Minorities - I

27. National Commission for Minorities - II

 

Week 11:

28. National Commissions for Protection of Child Rights – I

29. National Commission for Protection of Child Rights - II

30. Legal framework for the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities

 

Week 12:

31. Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities

32. National Safai Karamchari Commission

33. Right to Information Act

 

Week 13:

34. Central Information Commission

35. National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic & Semi-Nomadic Tribes

36. Role of Higher Educational Institutions & Trade Unions in the Protection of Human Rights

 

Week 14:

37. Role of NGOs in the Protection of Human Rights - I

38. Role of NGOs in the Protection of Human Rights – II

 

Week 15:

39. Role of NGOs in the Protection of Human Rights - III

40. Role of Media in the Protection of Human Rights

Taught by

Prof. (Dr.) Y.S.R. Murthy

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