A one-day International Seminar on Protection of Women and Children Rights: Issues and Challenges, 16th June, 2018 will be held at The Indian Law Institute, New Delhi (Proposed) in academic collaboration with National Law University, Nagpur, Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla and Faculty of Law – University of Port Harcourt and International Council of Jurists, London.

Organizing Team: Law Mantra Governing Body.

Date: 16th June, 2018

Venue: Indian Law Institute, Bhagwan Dass Road, New Delhi.

Chief Patron

Hon’ble Mr. Justice. Deepak Verma, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India.

Patrons

  • Prof. (Dr.) Vijender Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur.
  • Prof. (Dr.) S.C. Raina, Vice Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla.
  • Prof.(Dr.) Naresh Kumar Vats, Professor and Chairperson, Center for Post Graduate Legal Studies (CPGLS); Head of the Department of Law, Head-Center for IPR, National Law University, Nagpur.
About Law Mantra

“Law Mantra” (headquarters New Delhi) (Registration No 150 in Book No.4 Vol No 3, 603 0f 2018) is not for profit organization running for the purpose of enhancing legal academics and legal awareness in the society and in the practice of the same.

We at Law Mantra believes that, we live in a situation where close to 50% of our population is in constant exposure to discrimination. Women and Children are perhaps the largest section of society that faces such discrimination. Women and children are two of the most vulnerable groups which need to be protected and helped so as to achieve a more just and equitable society.

We at Law Mantra International enable people to take responsibility for the situation of the deprived Indian women and children and so motivate them to seek resolution through individual and collective action thereby enabling women and children to realize their full potential.

Protection of Women and Children Rights: Issues and Challenges

Background:

The twenty- first century increasingly marks the free movement of merchandise and capital across national boundaries, with all countries bound together by global markets. The rapid growth of private capital flows over the past decade, presents an opportunity for poor and developing countries to access a global pool of savings, technology and management skills; but at the same time it presents new policy challenges in terms of securing sustainable development and poverty reduction.

Globalization has powerful economic, political, cultural and social dimensions as, on one hand, it has opened up enormous opportunities; but on the other hand, it has not been able to spread these opportunities equitably among all social strata.

This has resulted, in several cases and especially in developing countries, in a renunciation of state responsibility or the retreat of the state from the provision of public service towards the welfare of its disadvantaged citizens like women and children.

There is a clear need to examine globalization and its impact from a women and child rights perspective. This special issue will critically re-examine the current theory, law, policy and practice of women and child rights and the potential for more women and child sensitive globalization.

There is in particular the need to consider the potential for concurrent action on domestic and international fronts, comprising policy changes, specific child- focused programmes, and child sensitive laws and initiatives.

In this respect the Convention constitutes a benchmark, yet it is also necessary to question whether the Convention and its implementation produce social justice for children.

The main objectives of the issue will be:

  • Promotion of international, comparative and global research, advocacy, law reform and policy initiatives on women and child rights;
  • Opening up a global discussion on ‘children, development and governance’ from a child rights perspective;
  • Research, advocacy, education and policy engagement on women and child right;
  • To bring together researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to discuss problems, disseminate learning, and share international lessons – learned, existing policy research, and studies on various social protection schemes which, in particular, impact women and children.

Call for Papers & Themes for Women and Child Rights:

  • Child Protection Laws in India.
  • Child Protection Laws and Role of NHRC and other agencies.
  • Specific issues with regard to protection of children in India.
  • Protection of Children: International Laws framework.
  • Sexual Harassment at Work Place.
  • Women empowerment and domestic violence.
  • Cyber Space and Women.
  • Reproductive Technologies and Rights of Women.
  • Eve- teasing, Molestation, Sexual Abuse and Rape.

Procedure for Submission of Abstracts:

Abstract (of about 250 words) should be sent as an attachment in a word file. Abstracts will be peer reviewed before they are accepted. The following information, in the given format, should be send along with the Abstract:

  • Name of the Participant
  • Official Designation/Institution Details
  • Address and Email id
  • Title of Abstract
  • Abstract

The subject line of Email should read as: ‘Abstract Submission for International Seminar on Protection of Women and Children Rights: Issues and Challenges”.

Guidelines for Paper Submission:

  • The title of the paper should be followed by Name, Designation, Name of the Organization / University / Institution and Email address. It is mandatory to mention Email address as all future correspondence will be through it.
  • Name and details of Co-author, if any.
  • The paper should be typed in MS WORD format (preferably 2007 
or 2010).
  • The paper must be in single column lay out with margins justified 
on both sides.
  • The sub heading should be in font size 12, bold and Times New 
Roman, left aligned.
  • The main text should be in font size 12, Normal, Times New 
Roman, 1.5 spacing and Justified.
  • The length of paper should not exceed 6,000 words (including 
footnotes). Exceeding the word limit may lead to rejection of
  • All references must be in the form of footnotes with font size 10 
and should be according to the Bluebook 19th Edition.

Publication Opportunity

All papers accepted for the conference will be published in UGC Referred Book bearing ISBN Number, International Journal of Legal Research and Governance and Law Mantra Journal. (Publication Charge will be Extra as Per bill of Publication House).

Registration Fee for Presentation of Paper

  • Students: Rs 1500/-
  • Faculty/Professionals/Research Scholars/Others: Rs 2000/-
  • Presentation in Absentia for Students: Rs 2200/-
  • Presentation in Absentia Faculty/Professionals/Research Scholars/Others: Rs 2500/-

Registration Fee for Attending the Seminar

  • Students: Rs 800/-
  • Faculty/Professionals/Research Scholars/Others: Rs 1200/-

*Delegates giving reference of Lawctopus can avail 5 percent discount on registration fee.

Note: Delegates can opt for any one criteria while registration. Either H.P.N.L.U-Shimla, N.L.U-Nagpur or Lawctopus.

Important Dates

  • Submission of Abstract: 5th May, 2018
  • Confirmation of abstract selection: 10th May, 2018
  • Registration: 5th June, 2018
  • Submission of Full paper: 7th June, 2018
  • Seminar Date: 16th June, 2018

Who Should Attend?

Students, Research Scholars/Faculties/Academicians, Corporate Delegates, Business entities, Lawyers.

Rules for the Participants:

  • No abstract or full paper shall be accepted after the last date of submission respectively.
  • Participants / Paper Presenters have to register after the acceptance of abstract with payment of required fees.
  • For participation, registration is mandatory on confirmation of the participation. Only registered participants will be allowed to take part in Conference.
  • All the registered participants will be provided a participation certificate, conference kit, lunch and tea.

Note: The authors and Co-authors both have register separately

The registration fee includes conference kit, lunch, High Tea, entry to all Technical session, and Certificates.

Contact:

For any queries, feel free to drop email to lawmantra001@gmail.com or call on +91- 9310053923.

For more details, click here and for brochure, click here.

 

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