ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Case of State Apathy

Children's Commissions

This article raises two fundamental questions with regard to the role of state vis-à-vis human rights institutions for children. First, why does the state constitute these bodies if there is lack of commitment to ensure their effective functioning? Second, how signifi cant are the recent strides made in legislation on child rights if the institutions meant to implement and monitor them are not in place?



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