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

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The Juvenile Justice Act and Its Impact on Families

Contrary to the spirit of the law, children are not better off in the institutionalised model of care where they are kept after the ties with their parents are severed. Thus, the courts should be more inclined towards providing a family-like environment, by way of an alternative care model, to the neglected children. 

A family as an institution is the foundation of any society and a central factor in determining the future of children. The importance of family and the subsequent parent–child relationship is highlighted in the issue of juvenile justice. It features innovative ways through which one can strengthen the capabilities of families to crucially contribute to the children’s welfare and protection.

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Published On : 29th Mar, 2024

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