International Journal of Law
International Journal of Law
International Journal of Law
Vol. 7, Issue 5 (2021)

Covid 19 & child rights: A critical analysis


Suman Saha

As we all know we are passing through the most devastating stage of our life due to Covid-19 pandemic. And Children’s are the most affected one of the society due to this world wide pandemic. It can have a grave psychological, emotional and somatic effect especially in a country like India. Due to pandemic they have been forced to stay at home, as an effect children’s are suffering several mental abnormality. Children’s who are effected by Corona Virus have lower mortality rate but it has far reaching negative impact. On an effect of Job loss of their parents, children’s are facing premature child marriages, sexual molestation, child workers. Children’s educational rights are curtailed due to shut down of educational institutions & they transmute there system into digital platform which increase chances of school dropout. A large number of Adult people’s were dying by the effect of Covid-19 and as a result a big number of children’s will be foundling and subjected to be exploitation and mistreatment. Children’s are also getting migrated. So in every means right of the children are being violated. Our Govt. should take some steps to protect children rights by enforcing his legal machineries and make sure that children’s are not getting abused in this empyrean period. It is an attempt by the author through this paper to understand Covid19 & Child Rights.
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Suman Saha. Covid 19 & child rights: A critical analysis. International Journal of Law, Volume 7, Issue 5, 2021, Pages 107-110
International Journal of Law