Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Seema Girija Lal & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/01/2023.

The petitioners are members of a forum for parents, professionals and other stake holders dealing with the rights of children with disabilities. The petitioners have highlighted that the diverse provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 have not been implemented by the states.

The triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity and nature loss, and pollution is increasingly affecting the human rights of people across the globe.

No one should have to surrender their human right to migrate in order to find a living wage, the UN human rights office, OHCHR said in this new report, highlighting the importance of temporary migratory labour programmes.

International IDEA’s Global State of Democracy Report 2022 provides an overview of the global and regional trends related to democracy and human rights, along with examples of efforts to reinvigorate social contracts around the world.

More than 1,700 murders of environmental activists were recorded over the past decade, an average of a killing nearly every two days, according to this new report by the Global Witness.

Child marriage is a violation of human rights that limits girls in reaching their full potential. This harmful practice is closely associated with deprivations in education, health, access to resources and empowerment. Chief among these deprivations is the exit from schooling that typically accompanies the marriage of a child.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Bachpan Bachao Andolan Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/09/2022.

The India Discrimination Report 2022 focuses on differential access to labour market (absorption and wages),factor market (access to credit) and endowment market (access to hospitalisation) for different socio-religious and gender groups.

Fifty million people were living in modern slavery in 2021, according to the latest Global Estimates of Modern Slavery Report. Of these people, 28 million were in forced labour and 22 million were trapped in forced marriage.

Continuing the thread of the 2019 and 2020 HDRs, 2021/22 HDR carries forward a conversation centered on inequalities while integrating other important themes related to uncertainties in the Anthropocene: societal-level transformations, mental health impacts, political polarization, but also, crucially, opportunity.

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