Institutional Approach to Human Rights Protection: Indian Experience
19 Pages Posted: 1 Jun 2006
Date Written: May 13, 2005
With the advent of National Human Rights Commission, human rights protection has taken a leap in India. The most important facet is institutionalization of the human rights protection process and mechanism. But a case is made out always regarding incompleteness of the protection and proliferation process when institutional requirements are not clearly emphasized by the statutory mandate or the lack of civil-political will for upholding human rights becomes writ large. The process of institutionalization takes a protection regime close to people and adds value to the system of governance.
Keywords: Institutionalization, Human Rights, India, National Human Rights Commission, Governance
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