Implementation of Information and Communication Technology for Human Rights Awareness and Promotion

Gajendra Sharma

Abstract


Information Technologies (ITs) are highly useful for Human rights promotion globally. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have proved the influential tool to fight against violations of Human rights. ICT has represented a way to strengthen human rights. Technology also means that individuals’ human rights are exposed to unprecedented risks, caused by the transition of these rights to the digital field. If we observe the different revolutions around the world especially the county having autocracy for a long period of time has been overruled with the help of ICTs. In this study, the analysis of the role of ICTs in Human rights has been made. The study summarizes that the ICT is playing vital role in establishing awareness and preventing violation of human rights of the global citizens.


Keywords


Information Technology; Human Rights; Internet.

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DOI: 10.28991/HIJ-2020-01-01-05

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