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

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State and Child Justice

State and Child Justice

The Juvenile Justice Act enacted by the government in 2000 sought to make the juvenile justice system more appreciative of the development needs of children and to ensure its conformity to UN guidelines. However, as narratives by juvenile delinquents reveal, the law needs to be stringently enforced and law enforcers, including the police, need to be adequately trained.

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