Conflict and Youth Rights in India: Engagement and Identity by Haans J. Freddy

By Haans J. Freddy

This booklet examines how clash has affected the rights of stripling in Northeast India. studying formative years engagement in protracted clash and its influence on formative years rights, the writer considers the complicated matters besieging the quarter, together with armed insurgency, conflicts among ethnic teams, human rights violations, bad governance and an absence of financial improvement, all elements contributing to the inability of development within the sector, and a consequent feel of alienation from the Indian mainstream. relocating past contemplating Northeast India as a theatre of insurgency, this pivot bargains an alternate figuring out of minor unrest in India and problems with non-representation by way of rights and ethnic, nationwide and cultural identities.

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By Haans J. Freddy

This booklet examines how clash has affected the rights of stripling in Northeast India. studying formative years engagement in protracted clash and its influence on formative years rights, the writer considers the complicated matters besieging the quarter, together with armed insurgency, conflicts among ethnic teams, human rights violations, bad governance and an absence of financial improvement, all elements contributing to the inability of development within the sector, and a consequent feel of alienation from the Indian mainstream. relocating past contemplating Northeast India as a theatre of insurgency, this pivot bargains an alternate figuring out of minor unrest in India and problems with non-representation by way of rights and ethnic, nationwide and cultural identities.

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Following the section on civil and political rights is the section on economic, social and cultural rights (Art. ). Going beyond the rights to education, the convention provides for progressive sexual education, which is particularly noteworthy in the context of youth. According to the charter, it shall be the obligation of the state to provide sexual education at all levels in order to achieve young people’s full acceptance of their sexual identities. Confidentiality with regard to sexual and reproductive health is included in the convention which aims at strengthening young people’s autonomy.

While the OIJ is not a prominent organisation vis-à-vis the American Union, the Ibero-American Convention on the Rights of Youth adds an interesting aspect to the subject, as Portugal and Spain—both countries from the European Union—are signatories and Spain has ratified it (Mahidi 2010). The convention is the only international treaty which sets out specific rights for young people between the ages of 15 and 24; and it also recognizes such individuals as strategic actors in development. The convention has 44 articles, which focus on the political participation and the sexual and reproductive rights of youth, while also providing the right to be a conscientious objector, among others (Mahidi 2010, Chandran et al.

The ‘Post Victorian Generation’ a term used to refer youth led cultural, social and political movements was a turning point in modern history.

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