Tracing the Footprints of Human Rights from Natural Law to 21st Century

22 Pages Posted: 28 Dec 2018

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Dr. Gagandeep Kaur

School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies; Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Rajinderjit Kaur Pawar

Independent

Date Written: November 13, 2018

Abstract

The notions of the “Right of Man” and other such concepts of “Human Rights” are as old as humanity. Human rights Jurisprudence has always occupied a place of prime importance in India’s rich legacy of historical traditions and culture. Human rights are essentially a product of democracy. This article has examined the journey of human rights from the Vedic period to the fourth generations of human rights.

Keywords: Evolution of Human Rights, UDHR, Four Generations of Human Rights

Suggested Citation

Kaur, Gagandeep and Pawar, Rajinderjit Kaur, Tracing the Footprints of Human Rights from Natural Law to 21st Century (November 13, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3283948 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3283948

Gagandeep Kaur (Contact Author)

School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies ( email )

Energy Acres, Bidholi
Via- Prem Nagar
Dehradun, Uttrakhand 248007
India

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar ( email )

Amritsar
Amritsar
India
7895114831 (Phone)

Rajinderjit Kaur Pawar

Independent

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