USLLS, GGSIPU is inviting a Call for Papers for One Day National Conference on Susceptibility of Indian Women.

USLLS, GGSIPU is inviting Call for Papers for One Day National Conference on Susceptibility of Indian Women: Building Equity Through Innovation For A Sustainable Tomorrow on the occasion of International Women's Day by February 20, 2023.

About Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

The University School of Law and Legal Studies (USLLS) of the prestigious Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) is organizing the conference to commemorate the occasion of International Women’s Day. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University is one of the five state universities of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi established on July 28 1998. It is a UGC-recognized and NAAC-accredited ‘A’ Grade University. GGSIPU has been imparting professional education leading to Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral research degrees in the emerging fields of Management, Environmental Management, Biotechnology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Law, and Legal Studies, and Education.

About University School of Law and Legal Studies

University School of Law & Legal Studies is one of the constituent schools of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Established in 2001, it is an institution dedicated to law and was the first state government law school in Delhi. It is constantly rated in the top 15 government law schools in India offering a 5-year course. It is also rated in the top 5 law schools in Delhi NCR. USLLS was also ranked 1 in the National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Education, Government of India (law category). The University School of Law and Legal Studies envisions the advancement of institutional expertise in the area of legal research and education by augmenting academic and professional excellence, developing critical and relentless engagement with legal theory and practice, and synergizing law, legal research, legal education, and action to further the quest for justice.

About One Day National Conference on Susceptibility of Indian Women

Despite efforts by the government, democratic institutions, and other key stakeholders, structural impediments to gender equality exist, and gender-based discrimination persists. Efforts to improve gender equality are sometimes thwarted by patriarchal attitudes and discriminatory practices. Stereotypes are deeply embedded in society. Gender equality progress is hampered even more by a lack of gender data, political will, and a complete integration of gender considerations in reforms, planning, and budgeting. The University School of Law and Legal Studies aims to organize the present conference to serve as a platform for academicians, scholars, students, civil society organizations etc. to discuss, deliberate and brainstorm feminist jurisprudence and the road ahead.


We welcome original and unpublished contributions from students, academicians, and practitioners for the conference. The suggested themes under the topic of the conference are:

  • Role of Technology in Empowering Women: Artificial Intelligence and other avenues
  • Gender and sex: Biological perspective and identity issues
  • Women empowerment: India @ 75
  • Women empowerment in tribal communities: Status of Indigenous People and Minorities
  • Reproductive Technologies and Rights of Women
  • Abortion, Bodily Autonomy and Women’s rights
  • Women in Media: Representation & Reality
  • Breaking barriers: Legal Profession, Sports, cyber space, defense, etc.
  • Women in leadership: Politics and Public Administration
  • Dismantling patriarchy: Men’s role in women rights
  • Women and Religion: Property and other Rights
  • Rights of Migrant Women
  • Sex Trafficking: Women’s rights and Policy Interventions
  • Marital Rape and Sexual Violence
  • Access to Justice and Women’s Rights: Role of society in curbing gender injustice
  • Judicial Activism and Women Empowerment
  • Rights of Women in Conflict Zones
  • Feminism and nationalism
  • Covid 19 and increase in gender based violence
  • Constitutional Rights and Safeguards provided to the vulnerable groups in India.
  • Gender sensitivity and Indian justice delivery mechanisms
  • Age of sexual consent: Paternalism or over criminalization?
Note: The above sub-themes are illustrative and not exhaustive. Entries beyond the suggested sub themes but under the ambit of the broad theme of the conference are welcome.


Legal practitioners, academicians, researchers, and students are invited to submit original, unpublished manuscripts for short, quality research papers/articles and an abstract for presentation at the Conference.

Submission Guidelines

  • The author shall submit an abstract of not more than 200 words with a cover letter containing the name(s) of the author(s) and address, designation, institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript, theme, and contact information (email, phone, etc.).
  • The submission must be made to
  • The authors of the final selected manuscripts will be called for Paper Presentation.
  • Maximum coauthorship of two(2) is permitted.
  • Manuscript should be on A4-sized paper in MS Word format and conform to the following guidelines:
    • Language: English.
    • Word Limit: 3000-5000 words
    • Research Paper structure shall be in Font‐ Times New Roman, size‐12, Line spacing‐1.5 with Margin: of 2.54 cm on all sides
    • Footnotes should be in Times New Roman, size 10 with 1.0 line spacing.
    • Texts and footnotes should conform to the Journal of the Indian Law Institute (JILI) citation format.
  • The submission must be the original work of the authors.
  • Any form of plagiarism will lead to direct rejection.
  • There is no requirement for the registration. No Registration fee applicable .

Important Dates

  • Last date to submit the Abstract: February 20, 2023
  • Intimation of Abstract Submission: February 23, 2023
  • Last date to submit Final Paper: March 01, 2023
  • Intimation of Final Selection for Presentation: March 04,2023
  • Date of Conference: March 14, 2023
The conference shall be conducted in HYBRID MODE i.e., both online and offline.


Shivam Kumar, Research Scholar, University School of Law and Legal Studies, GGSIPU, New Delhi (+91 94558 51325)

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