ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Children's Rights

The UN Convention on Rights of the Child is the first legally binding international treaty for children, yet the task of monitoring children's rights remains particularly complex. Though a well-defined structure for monitoring exists at the international level, at the domestic level, among countries that are signatories, many lacunae persist as regards monitoring structures and processes. This contradiction was well highlighted in a recent session of the CRC when India's First Periodic Report was discussed.

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