Human rights are the pivotal rights of each individual in any part of the globe irrespective of caste, creed, sex, age, color, status. It encompasses all social-economic political, cultural anti-elements based on the law of nature to ensure justice, freedom, and equality viz. individual and collective existence.

The seven human rights in India are the Right to Equality, Right to Freedom, Right against Exploitation, Right to Freedom of Religion, Cultural and Educational Rights, and Right to Constitutional Remedies.


Continuous attempts are being made by the Commission to address various Human Rights Issues. Some of these issues are monitoring as a Program on the directions of the Supreme Court.

The Programs in pursuance of Supreme Court Remit are:-

★Abolition of Bonded Labour
★Functioning of the Mental Hospitals at Ranchi, Agra, and Gwalior
★The functioning of the Government Protective Home (Women), Agra
Right to Food

Other Programs and Human Rights issues taken up by the Commission include:-

★Review of the Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929
★Protocols to the Convention on the Rights of the Child
★Preventing Employment of Children by Government Servants: Amendment of Service Rules.
★Abolition of Child Labour Guidebook for the Media on Sexual Violence against Children Trafficking in Women and Children: Manual for the Judiciary for Gender Sensitization Sensitization Programme on Prevention of Sex Tourism and Trafficking Maternal Anemia and Human Rights Rehabilitation of Destitute Women in Vrindavan Combating Sexual Harassment of Women at the Work Place Harassment of Women Passengers in Trains Abolition of Manual Scavenging Dalits issues including atrocities perpetrated on them Problems faced by Denotified and Nomadic Tribes Rights of the Disabled Right to Health HIV/AIDS Relief Work for the Victims of 1999 Orissa Cyclone Monitoring of relief measures undertaken after Gujarat Earthquake 2001 District Complaints Authority Population Policy- Development and Human Rights


1. The right to a nationality. We all have the right to belong to a country.                          

2. Culture and copyright. Copyright is a special law that protects one’s own artistic creations and writings; others cannot make copies without permission. We all have the right to our own way of life and to enjoy the good things that “art,” science and learning bring. 

3. Nobody can take away these rights and freedoms from us.  

4. Meet where you like. We all have the right to meet our friends and to work together in peace to defend our rights. Nobody can make us join a group if we don’t want to.  

5. We are all free and equal. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way.​­­­ 

 6. The right to asylum. If we are frightened of being badly treated in our own country, we all have the right to run away to another country to be safe. 

 7. The right to play. We all have the right to rest from work and to relax. 

 8. The right to education. Education is a right. Primary school should be free. We should learn about the United Nations and how to get on with others. Our parents can choose what we learn.​ 

 9. Our responsibilities. We have a duty to other people, and we should protect their rights and freedoms. 

 10. A bed and some food. We all have the right to a good life. Mothers and children, people who are old, unemployed or disabled, and all people have the right to be cared for. 

 11. Freedom of thought. We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to have a religion, or to change it if we want. 

 12. Marriage and family. Every grown-up has the right to marry and have a family if they want to. Men and women have the same rights when they are married, and when they are separated. 

 13. Don’t discriminate. These rights belong to everybody, whatever our differences. 

 14. Innocent until proven guilty. Nobody should be blamed for doing something until it is proven. When people say we did a bad thing we have the right to show it is not true. 

15. Workers’ rights. Every grown-up has the right to do a job, to a fair wage for their work, and to join a trade union.

 16. No unfair detainment. Nobody has the right to put us in prison without a good reason and keep us there, or to send us away from our country. 

 17. A free and fair world. There must be proper order so we can all enjoy rights and freedoms in our own country and all over the world. 

18. Free to say what you want. We all have the right to make up our own minds, to think what we like, to say what we think, and to share our ideas with other people. 

19. We all have the same right to use the law. I am a person just like you!​ 

20. No slavery – past and present. Nobody has any right to make us a slave. We cannot make anyone our slave.​ 

21. Fair treatment by fair courts. We can all ask for the law to help us when we are not treated fairly.

22. The right to privacy. Nobody should try to harm our good name. Nobody has the right to come into our home, open our letters or bother us or our family without a good reason. 

23. The right to democracy. We all have the right to take part in the government of our country. Every grown-up should be allowed to choose their own leaders. 

24. Your own things. Everyone has the right to own things or share them. Nobody should take our things from us without a good reason.

25. The right to life. We all have the right to life, and to live in freedom and safety. 

26. Freedom to move. We all have the right to go where we want in our own country and to travel as we wish. 

27. No Torture. Nobody has any right to hurt us or to torture us.​ 

28. We are all protected by the law. The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.

29. The right to social security. We all have the right to affordable housing, medicine, education, and child care, enough money to live on and medical help if we are ill or old. 

30. The right to trial. If we are put on trial this should be in public. The people who try us should not let anyone tell them what to do.