The last two years have been immensely difficult, worldwide, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are glad that the world is recovering gradually. However, the pandemic has ensued global crisis exacerbating deep-seating social inequalities within our societies. Women, low-income households, children and young people, as well as low-skilled, part-time temporary and self-employed workers, all have been disproportionately affected.
Keeping these issues in mind, the Editorial Board presents the 13th Issue of the Indian Journal of Law and Justice. Once again, with the incessant efforts and ‘never-say-die’ spirit of the editorial team, the India Journal of Law and Justice sets its foot in its journey for the second decade.
Keeping in tandem with the objective of the journal of being a multi-disciplinary journal, the key focus of this edition ranges from human rights issues of women, women refugees, human trafficking, trans-rights, the criminal justice system to public health management, artificial intelligence and big data in health sector and human gene editing. This volume contains a Notes and Comments section with short articles highlighting concerns like terrorism and international criminal justice system, right to fair trial of victims and feminist perspective of the Kamtapur Movement. The book review segment contains review of the edited and annotated version of the celebrated Annihilation of Caste which has been edited and annotated by S. Anand and the foreword of which has been penned down by Arundhati Roy.
I thank all contributors for their submissions to this edition and their cooperation with the editorial team during the production phase. I would also like to express my gratitude to the entire Editorial Team whose commitment and perseverance made this publication possible.
Suggestions and opinions for the improvement of the journal is solicited.
With Best Wishes