Author: Dr. Mohanlal Panda

End Unlawful Torture in India: Political Consensus to Pass the Prevention of Torture Bill is Must

Use of torture, both physical and psychological torture, illegal detentions and filing of false cases go unchecked and are used as an instrument for forced confession, submission and extortion. Over the years, the police forces in every state of India have created a parallel structure of non-state actors to settle scores. In its reports, Human Rights Watch, has documented […]

PVCHR Empowered Child Right to Curb Child Labour

Africa and Asia together account for over 90 per cent of total child employment. India has 10.12 million child labourers (Census 2011), aged between 5 to 14 years, and nearly half of them are girls. Dr Mohanlal tells us the about the advocacy and initiatives of PVCHR that helped in empowering children. This, in turn, […]