Human Rights Day is commended on the tenth December consistently to celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was received and broadcasted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1948 as the normal standard of accomplishment for humankind.
The Declaration perceives that the natural poise and the equivalent and basic privileges of all individuals from the human family are the establishment of equity, opportunity and peace on the planet. It reaffirms the confidence of the general population of United Nations in the crucial human rights.
The current year’s Human Rights Day is dedicated to the dispatch of a year-long crusade denoting the 50th Anniversary of the two International Covenants on Human Rights: The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. These Covenants were embraced by the United Nations’ General Assembly on the sixteenth December, 1966. The motto of the current year’s Human Rights Day – ‘Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Continuously’s plans to advance and bring issues to light about these Covenants.
The National Human Rights Commission, India has sorted out a progression of occasions in keep running up to the festival of Human Rights Day coming full circle into a capacity in New Delhi on the tenth December, 2015. Surprisingly, a celebration of short movies on human rights will be the piece of the capacity.
Mr. Equity T.S. Thakur, Chief Justice of India and Mr. Kiren Rijuju, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India will address the social occasion as the Chief Guest and as the Guest of Honor individually. Mr. Equity Cyriac Joseph, Acting Chairperson, NHRC will give the Presidential Address.
The Commission sorted out an artistic creation rivalry for outwardly weakened and uniquely tested youngsters. The champs will be given grants on Human Rights Day.
The Commission, interestingly, propelled a national Award Scheme of rivalry for short movies on human rights in all Indian dialects and English to perceive inventive endeavors in the field of advancement and security of human rights. The honor conveys three prizes of Rs.1 lakh, Rs.75 thousand and Rs.50 thousand individually. The three champs, chose by a famous Jury will be granted on Human Rights Day capacity. Their movies, alongside 15 other short movies will be a piece of the film celebration.
The youngsters sketches will be shown at a presentation at the venue of the capacity, which will likewise showcase the excursion of the Commission through photos of its different occasions and exercises towards security and advancement of human rights subsequent to the last Human Rights Day. Other than this, some NHRC productions spreading mindfulness on human rights will be discharged.
Amid the most recent 22 years, since its commencement on the twelfth October, 1993, the Commission has tried to advance a society of human rights. In spite of being a recommendatory body, according to the Protection of Human Rights Act, the greater part of the proposals of the Commission have been acknowledged by the Governments. The trust and certainty of the general population, which it has earned all the while, reflects in significant measure in the quantity of grumblings it has been accepting every year.
The Commission discarded 14,84,589 cases till the sixth December, 2015 out of 15,32,042 cases enrolled by it either suo motu or on grievances or on hint by the jail and police powers. It prescribed fiscal help of Rs.1,02,20,94,671/ – in 4328 cases out of which Rs.74,52,28,499/ – were paid in 3649 cases till the sixth December, 2015.
The Commission’s capacities additionally incorporate assessing shields gave under the Constitution or any Law, make suggestions for compelling execution of International Conventions/Covenants, embrace look into and arrange workshops and talk programs on human rights issues, spread human rights mindfulness and support endeavors of non-legislative associations.
It has additionally been sorting out Camp Sittings for transfer of pending cases and Open Hearings of protestations of monstrosities against Scheduled Castes in diverse parts of the nation for redressal of their issues. It has likewise been going by, State-wise, diverse areas, with a perspective to spread human rights mindfulness furthermore to make an appraisal of requirement of different measures identified with human rights and usage of welfare plans.
It has made various mediations on key issues of human rights, which incorporate, among others, issues of fortified and kid work, jail changes, right to wellbeing, mental medicinal services, privileges of persons with incapacity, silicosis, unlawful clinical medication trials, pesticides in sustenance things, valuing of medications, corporate-social obligation, manual searching and sanitation, human privileges of ladies.
Keeping in mind the end goal to spread mindfulness about human rights and its exercises, the Commission, aside from production of month to month Newsletter in Hindi and English, has distributed more than 79 books and diaries. Aside from the Center and the State Governments, a few associations, NGOs and media have effectively bolstered the NHRC for accomplishing its objectives. Interestingly, India’s Public Service Broadcaster – Doordarshan will live broadcast the procedures of the capacity