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Acid Attacks in India: A Legal Analysis

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dc.contributor.advisor Gakul, Kasturi Goswami, Minakshi 2018-04-10T06:40:23Z 2018-04-10T06:40:23Z 2016 en_US 2016-06-01
dc.description Acid attack is a crime that goes against the fundamental human rights guaranteed to individuals by virtue of their being human. Therefore the crime of acid attack violates many significant rights guaranteed under the international level human rights instrument like the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against women and the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women. en_US
dc.description.abstract Acid attack which is also known as acid violence or vitriolage, has emerged as a brutal act that shows the gravity of the ongoing atrocities and hunman rights violations. The crime of acid attack is premeditated act of volence wherein acid is thrown or poured on the face or other parts of the victim. The atrocious crime of acid violence can be seen in many countries; however it is more prevelant i countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Cambodia. The crime of acid attack can be committed against any person without any distinction being made on any age, sex or relegion. en_US
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dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam en_US
dc.source National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam en_US
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dc.subject Acid Attacks in India en_US
dc.subject Acid Attack en_US
dc.subject Human Rights en_US
dc.subject Discrimination Against Women en_US
dc.title Acid Attacks in India: A Legal Analysis en_US
dc.type text en_US
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