Protection of children from sexual offences Act: POCSO 2012

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The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 deals with sexual offences against persons below 18 years of age (defined as Children). The Act has come into force on the 14th of November, 2012, along with the rules framed thereunder. Objective of POCSO: The Bill seeks to protect children from offences such as sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography. India is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Continue Reading

Child Protection & Child Rights in Rajasthan

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India is home to almost 19% of the world’s children. More than one third of the country’s population, around 440 million, is below 18 years. Constitution Provisions related to Child Rights: Constitutional provisions that are meant specifically for the children in India include: The state can make special provision for the children (Article 15-3). Right to free and compulsory elementary education for all the children in the 6-14 year age group Continue Reading

Intellectual Property Rights IPR in India

Intellectual Property Rights IPR in India

In general sense, Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind (human intellect), such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images. Consequently, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are like any other property right. They allow creators, or owners, of patents, trademarks or copyrighted works to benefit from their own work or investment in a creation. These rights are also outlined in Article 27 of the Universal Declaration Continue Reading

Introduction to Law

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The idea of ‘Law’ as guide to human conduct is as old as the existence of the civilized society. However, the concept of law is not static. With the changes in the society, the concept of justice changes and accordingly laws also change. Justice & correspondingly ‘law’ is an evolutionary concept. Justice & Law: Justice and law are closely inter-related. Law acts as means of serving Justice. Bentham argues that purpose Continue Reading