HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION AND EQUALITY : WITH SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO TRIBAL SOCIETY IN INDIA
Dr. Sipra Sagarika
This paper aims to map out the dynamic role of education in general and higher education in specific among tribal population facilitating awareness of human rights. The constitutional provisions and the legal entitlements for tribal population are intrinsically interlinked with higher education. Thus, the paper aims to focus on the dimensions of enhancement of human rights aura intellectually, practically and socially through education among tribal groups. It is substantiated with few case studies and theoretical orientations as well. Methodologically it opts for observation and situates itself mainly on secondary sources. The concept of expanding human rights through education is now popularly present and travelled to encompass as the third generation rights itself. So it is very important that the society needs to know the role of education in promotion and preaching human rights in real terms.
KEYWORDS: Education, tribal population, socio-economic development, human resource development