Euthanasia and the Right to Die

  • Shivani Shekhar
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  • Shivani Shekhar

    Student at Amity University, India

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This article explains the complicated topic of euthanasia and the right to decide when and how one wants to die in a simple way. Euthanasia means intentionally helping someone die to stop their suffering, and people have debated about it for a long time. Individuals must have the freedom to make this choice, especially if they're very sick or in a lot of pain. Others worry that allowing this might not be safe and could make life less special. In this article, it starts by looking at the history of euthanasia and how our ideas about life and death have changed over time. Some countries allow it in certain situations, while others don't. It explains the differences and similarities between these laws. From a people's perspective, we talk about how euthanasia affects individuals, families, and the healthcare system. It talks about the idea of providing really good care for people who are very sick to help them feel better, rather than helping them die. In simple terms, this article tries to give you a clear picture of what euthanasia and the right to choose are all about. This article aims to provide you with a clear understanding of what euthanasia and the right to choose entail. Ultimately, we hope to encourage thoughtful discussions about the delicate balance between personal autonomy and the preservation of life.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 5, Page 1561 - 1567


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