A Critical Impact Analysis of Drug Abuse by the Juveniles of Indian Slums

  • Debarati Indu
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  • Debarati Indu

    Research Scholar at ICFAI Law School, ICFAI University, India

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Drug Abuse is a social evil growing its poisonous roots amongst the youth and juveniles. A major portion of juvenile population resides in slum areas and beings easy victims owing to the social structure and vulnerable surrounding. This research paper aims to study the factors responsible for the drug abuse by the juveniles of the slums and the impact of such drug abuse. The paper describes how the juveniles of the slums who abuse drugs and psychotropic substances fall under vicious cycle of drug-crime to continue their drug addiction. The paper aims to study the scopes and techniques of breaking the drug-crime cycle through early intervention and if better scopes of rehabilitation and reformation could be provided to the juveniles of the slums with reference to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 2, Page 1320 - 1329

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112948

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