Rehabilitation reintegration denied? A critical analysis of juvenile justice system in Nepal

Sharma, Hemang and Ghimire, Rajendra and Shrestha, Til Prasad and Shrestha, Shubhendra Man and Dahal, Kedar Prasad (2007) Rehabilitation reintegration denied? A critical analysis of juvenile justice system in Nepal. PPR Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal. ISBN 978-9937-2-0436-1


Juvenile delinquency is one of the major social problems in Nepal. This problem has many social, political, economic and cultural backgrounds, causes and conditions. This study revealed that a number of variables such as bad company, broken homes or drug abuse are main contributing factors to the emergence of juvenile delinquency. This study recommends a holistic approach to provide juvenile justice. Legislative reform required in order for the prevention of juvenile delinquency in Nepal to succeed will include effective judicial interventions and institutional commitment. Furthermore changes required at family, social and cultural level will include: raising awareness community members, strengthening the institutional capacity including concerned officials to strengthen the juvenile justice system in Nepal.

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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright © PPR Nepal 2007.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: No Faculty
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: No Faculty
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2015 06:12
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2017 06:00
Uncontrolled Keywords: juvenile justice system; juvenile delinquency; rehabilitation; reintegration; Nepal
Fields of Research (2008): 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180114 Human Rights Law
Fields of Research (2020): 48 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 4899 Other law and legal studies > 489999 Other law and legal studies not elsewhere classified

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