Author: prakashudi

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Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), instituted in 2005, is a legislation aimed at protecting women from violence in domestic relationships. The definition of domestic violence is well written and wide-ranging and holistic. It covers, mental as well as physical abuse, and also threats to do the same. Any form of harassment, coercion, and […]

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IMMORAL TRAFFIC (PREVENTION) ACT 1986

The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act or ITPA is a 1986 amendment of legislation passed in 1956 as a result of the signing by India of the United Nations’ declaration in 1950 in New York on the suppression of trafficking. The act, then called the All India Suppression of Immoral Traffic Act (SITA), was amended to […]

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

The National Human Rights Commission or NHRC is a standalone entity of the Government of India with the mission of promoting and protecting human rights. It is a statutory body mentioned in the Constitution of India that was established in 1993 under the ‘Protection of Human Rights Act.’ The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) established in 1993, […]

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NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR WOMEN IN INDIA

The National Commission for Women was formed with an intention to establish an equal and just livelihood for women by making legal and constitutional amendments for women in India. The Violence against Women is a fundamental violation of human rights, across nations, societies, cultures and classes and to stop this violation of the fundamental right; […]

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PANCHAYATI RAJ SYSTEM IN INDIA

Rural development is one of the main objectives of Panchayati Raj and this has been established in all states of India except Nagaland, Meghalaya and Mizoram, in all Union Territories except Delhi and certain other areas. These areas include: The scheduled areas and the tribal areas in the states The hill area of Manipur for […]

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