Role Of Human Rights

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PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF STUDENT RIGHTS IN INDIA: THE ROLE OF TEACHER Neerukonda Viswasa Rao (Head, Dept of English, SVKP College. Markapur) INTRODUCTION “Give me liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely According to conscience, above all liberties”-----JOHN MILTON Student’s rights are fundamental freedom and the inherent rights of all human beings below the age of 18. These rights apply to every child, irrespective of the race, color, sex, creed, or other status. The essential message is equality of opportunity. All children should have the same rights and should be given the same opportunity to enjoy an adequate standard of living. Human rights apply to all age groups; children have…show more content…
Human rights are interdependent in that, all human rights are part of a Complementary framework because each human right entails and depends on other human rights. Violating one such right affects the exercise of other rights. The concern for ‘Human Rights’ has assumed global dimension on the adoption of a Universal Declaration on Human Right (UDHR) on 10th December ,1948, by the United Nations General Assembly declaring “all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights” and “everyone is entitled to rights and freedoms without distinction of any kind”. Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings irrespective of their nationality, place of residence, sex, religion, race colour, language. Promotion and protection of human rights ensures prevalence of freedom, justice, peace and order in the society. It ensures that every human being fulfills a quality, life based equality , dignity, respect and concern. Te slogan of the United Nations is ‘Dignity and Justice for all of us’. On 16.12.1996 the General Assembly of the United Nations also adopted the “International covenant on Civil and Political Rights” and the ‘International Covenant on Economic, Social and cultural Rights” to which India is a…show more content…
In this respect one can say that human rights education facilitates peace and development. Human rights education also aims to create a baseline consensus that enables students and citizens to engage with controversial social and political issues. It provides multicultural and historical perspectives on the universal struggle for justice and dignity. Human rights education aims at developing an understanding of our common responsibility to make human rights a reality in every society. Human rights
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