The universal declaration on human rights mentions the right to security, right to honour, equal opportunities on merit basis and right to dignity to every individual in the world. The motto of the MP Human Rights Commission is also equal right to all. We cannot translate it into reality until and unless all members of the society are concerned about the rights of each other. The protection of individual rights is mutual and this feeling should be cultivated in children right from early age.
Recently the Central Government has framed a new law “Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act-2009. Rules are being framed for its implementation at Central and state government levels. There are a plethora of laws and governments do endeavour to enforce them effectively, but the fact is that all the laws are not enforced in right earnest throughout the country and the citizens do not get their benefit at desired level. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education is such a law that, if implemented properly, people would be inspired to follow not only this but other laws as well voluntarily. This would also help curb the violation of human rights. Human rights are meant for human life. This covers women, men, children and people of all other groups. Thus, the State Human Rights Commission is endeavouring to protect the rights of children. Read More>>