|Which among the following International covenants/ conventions/ treaties related to human rights have been ratified/ acceded / signed by India?|
|1. The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).|
|2. Convention for the suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of the prostitution of others.|
|3. Convention on the Nationality of the Married Women.|
|4. Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity.|
|Select the correct answer using the codes given below.|
A) 1, 2 and 3
B) 1 and 4
C) 3 and 4
D) All of these
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] India has been a stalwart in adopting measures for human right implementation. Following are the treaties/conventions signed and ratified by India Protocol amending the slavery convention signed at Geneva on 25th September-tQ26. Slavery convention ratified on 18th June, 1927. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in persons and of the exploitation of the prostitution of others ratified in January, 1953. Convention on the Nationality of the Married Women signed on 15th May, 1957. The Convention on the prevention and punishment on the Crime on Genocide ratified on 27th August, 1959. Supplementary Convention on the Evolution of slavery, Slave Trade and Institutions and Practice similar to slavery ratified on 23rd June 1960. Convention on the Political Rights of the women ratified on 1st November, 1961. The International Convention on Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination ratified on 3rd December, 1968. Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity signed on 12th January, 1971. International Covenant on Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid acceded to on 22nd September, 1977. The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) acceded on 10th April, 1979. The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) ratified on 10th April, 1979. The Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women signed on 30th July, 1981. The Convention on Rights of the Child. Convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment signed on 8th October, 1997.
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