Hague Convention Current Affairs, GK & News

What are Cluster Munitions and Vacuum Bombs?

On February 28, 2022, Human rights groups Amnesty International and Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova accused Russia of using vacuum bombs and cluster bombs in the ongoing war. What are cluster munitions? As per 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions, cluster munition means a “conventional munition which is designed to release or disperse ..

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Central Adoption Resource Authority

The Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) recently celebrated its 6th annual day on January 15, 2021. The annual day is celebrated on January 15 because CARA was granted the status of statutory body on this day under Section 68 of the Juvenile Justice act, 2015. About CARA Central Adoption Resource Authority operates under the Ministry ..

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International Day of Neutrality

The International Day of Neutrality is an international observance as per the official declaration of the United Nations General Assembly resolution adopted on 2nd February 2017 and was first observed on 12th December 2017. A neutral country is a sovereign state that abstains itself from participation in war as per international law. The rights and ..

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Recommendations of Rajesh Bindal committee on Inter-country removal and retention of children

The Justice Rajesh Bindal committee has submitted on legal issues related to inter country removal & retention of children its report to Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD). Along with its recommendation, Committee has also submitted draft legislation- International Child Abduction bill to the Government.  The WCD Ministry will be sharing the report with ..

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