By Geeta Chopra
The e-book is a accomplished compendium on baby rights in India from a baby improvement viewpoint. It discusses the demanding situations that Indian teenagers face for survival, improvement and schooling, in particular in the event that they are marginalized via incapacity, loss of care, and poverty. the main concerns expounded through the writer when it comes to rights are baby and baby survival, early baby improvement, highway and dealing kids, youngsters in clash with legislation, young children with disabilities, baby trafficking and baby sexual abuse. the writer is going extra to delve into the factors, between that are excessive inhabitants, poverty, migration, illiteracy, negative laws and deep-rooted social norms and behavior. The booklet offers the prevailing coverage and criminal framework in India for every of those concerns. The wide function of the ebook is to comprehensively talk about the roadblocks that the marginalized baby in India faces, to appreciate the factors of those roadblocks and to guage executive and civil society motion for kids in India.
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Children are also seen as old age security, as a way of enhancing parents’ sense of personal power, status and pleasure or as a potential earning member. The last mentioned attitude is discordant with the generally overindulgent and protective parental attitude. Yet in the current scenario, with increased instances of child bonded labour and servitude, the exploitative role played by parents in certain Indian contexts cannot be brushed under the carpet. It would not be entirely incorrect to say that parents could be having children with a utilitarian attitude.
So in that sense, children from all the nations have legal rights, though their moral value could be questioned by some. Liberationist believe that children have all rights that adults have. They are against ageism. Then another view is that children could have some and not all adult rights, as some of the rights are applicable only to adults. Another set of people are of the view that children are too young to understand the value of rights and are not in a position to demand the fulﬁllment of rights.
The government of India started the Oral Redydration Therapy programme as one of the priority measures for survival of young children. The major aim of this programme is to inform the mothers and the community about the causes and management of diarrhoea. ORS is widely available and can be easily used by the mothers. NFHS 3, 2005–2006 collected information on ORS usage and found that children who had had episodes of diarrhoea in the past 2 weeks and received ORS were a mere 26 %. Only 61 % having diarrhoea were taken to a health facility.
Child Rights in India: Challenges and Social Action by Geeta Chopra