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4) In the World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index 2017-18 report, which measures the extent to which 113 countries have adhered to the rule of law in that period, the survey found that 71 out of the 113 countries have dropped in score. Does this indicate failure of international bodies, laws and conventions in protecting human rights across the world? Examine.

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.

4) In the World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index 2017-18 report, which measures the extent to which 113 countries have adhered to the rule of law in that period, the survey found that 71 out of the 113 countries have dropped in score. Does this indicate failure of international bodies, laws and conventions in protecting human rights across the world? Examine. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

This question is about human rights and role of many international agencies in protecting them.  Important question for Essay.  

Key demand of the question:

Examine whether international bodies/laws/conventions have failed in protecting human rights across the world.  

Directive Word:

Examine: Inspect thoroughly each aspect of demand of question and present them in answer 

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction, write about significance of the findings of report and highlight why human rights today is a multi-dimensional issue. Also write a line about your opinion – i.e. failure of international bodies, laws and conventions. 

Divide answer into parts: You can either divide into Institutions, Conventions, Laws and within them examine their role in recent events; or you can divide as Refugee crisis, War crisis, climate change, drug wars, despotism etc and highlight role of international agencies. 

Also right few lines about role of local agencies (native governments and institutions)

In conclusion, write about grave consequences of neglecting human rights.

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