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Journal of Human Rights Law and Practice

ISSN: 2581-8155


Focus and Scope

About the Journal

The Journal of Human Rights Law and Practice [2581-8155(e)] is a peer-reviewed hybrid open-access journal established in 2018 with the primary objective of exploring and advancing the understanding of fundamental human rights. The journal is committed to shedding light on the essential rights and freedoms that contribute to the dignity of all individuals, irrespective of factors such as nationality, sexuality, gender, race, religion, or age.

Focus and Scope

  • Basic Concepts of Human Rights: Exploration of human values and rights in diverse contexts, including politics, business, global institutions, and local organizations, Analysis of ethical theories, moral practices, and the application of five core human values: Love, Truth, Right Action, Peace, and Non-Violence, Examination of autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence, and justice within the framework of medical ethics.
  • Human Rights Aspects of Genocide, Torture, and Capital Punishment: In-depth examination of international instruments and conventions related to human rights violations, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and the Convention against Torture (1984), Analysis of the legal and ethical dimensions surrounding capital punishment, torture, and other forms of cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment.
  • Human Rights Enforcement Mechanisms: Exploration of human rights treaties and enforcement mechanisms, including the roles of international organizations such as the United Nations Human Rights Committee, European Court of Human Rights, and Inter-American Court of Human Rights, In-depth analysis of international conventions addressing various forms of discrimination and the protection of specific rights.
  • Human Rights in the Indian Context: Examination of human rights through the lens of Article 21 of the Constitution of India, encompassing diverse aspects such as the right to livelihood, shelter, dignity, and gender justice, Analysis of the role of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in safeguarding human rights.
  • Human Rights Violations and Policy: Identification and analysis of contemporary human rights violations in areas such as work, education, health, discrimination, and conflicts, Exploration of legal instruments and mechanisms to address human rights violations.
  • Laws of War and War Crimes: Analysis of international humanitarian law (IHL) and international criminal law (ICL) related to war crimes, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Examination of legal instruments governing armed conflicts and addressing serious violations.
  • Legal Instruments: Analysis of diverse legal instruments, including contracts, treaties, and statutes, with a focus on their impact on human rights, Exploration of the role of international organizations in shaping legal frameworks.
  • Social Status of Women and Children: Examination of initiatives and programs aimed at promoting the social welfare and rights of women and children, Analysis of policies addressing issues such as reproductive health, education, and social and economic disparities.
  • Status of Social and Economically Disadvantaged People: Investigation into social and economic empowerment, justice, and the protection of disadvantaged groups, Analysis of policies and measures aimed at eliminating disparities and exploitation.

The Journal of Human Rights Law and Practice invites scholarly contributions that align with its focus and scope, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the field of human rights.