According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Constitution of India, all of us have the right to life. Does that then mean we also have the right to die or even choose how we die? Not really. In fact, if you look at our laws for euthanasia and death penalty, we don’t even completely have the right to even live with dignity.
Here are 4 infographics that outline how India treats abortion, the death penalty, euthanasia and suicide – for topics that sit at the intersection of life, death and human rights.