Human Rights and Vulnerable Groups (Presentation Slides)

15 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2020

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Mallika Ramachandran

Indian Law Institute

Deepa Kansra

Human Rights Studies Programme, School of International Studies

Date Written: May 2, 2020

Abstract

The presentation provides a basic understanding of the concept of vulnerability and vulnerable groups in human rights law. .It covers an introduction to some of the measures undertaken at international level towards protecting /addressing human rights concerns of vulnerable groups. It further sheds light on the specific steps taken in Indian law in the context of two specific vulnerable groups, women and older persons. In conclusion, it brings forth questions on the concept of vulnerability in light of changing social, cultural and political circumstances of vulnerable groups.

Keywords: vulnerability, vulnerable groups, human rights law, women, children, non-citizens, older persons

Suggested Citation

Ramachandran, Mallika and Kansra, Deepa, Human Rights and Vulnerable Groups (Presentation Slides) (May 2, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3685021 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3685021

Mallika Ramachandran

Indian Law Institute ( email )

New Delhi, Delhi 110001
India

Deepa Kansra (Contact Author)

Human Rights Studies Programme, School of International Studies ( email )

Vasant Vihar
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi, DE Delhi 110067
India

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