National Online Seminar On Elimination of Violence Against Women: Issues and Solutions | UILS, Panjab University

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National Online Seminar On Elimination of Violence Against Women: Issues and Solutions

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University Institute of Legal Studies is organizing a one-day National Online Seminar on “Elimination of Violence against Women: Issues and Solutions” for students to sensitize young minds about the need for the elimination of violence against women, to deliberate on issues related to it, and find solutions that women are not subjected to abuse and violence in any form. T

he seminar is scheduled on December 13,2020 under the supervision of Prof. (Dr.) Raj Kumar, Chief Patron, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh; Dr. Rajinder Kaur, Director, University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Dr. Pushpinder Kaur, Faculty Coordinator, Associate Professor (Law), University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

About the Seminar

Violence against women and girls is a major human rights issue. Violence against women occurs throughout the life cycle pre-birth, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood to old age. Its effect goes from immediate too long haul numerous physical, sexual, and mental, emotional, ramifications for women and girls, including death. It adversely influences women’s overall prosperity and keeps them from completely participating in society.

The violence exists in the form of assault, battery, sexual harassment, outraging the modesty of a woman, cruelty, harassment, dowry death, honor killing, trafficking, acid attacks, genital mutilation, forced prostitution, domestic violence, rape, war crimes, etc. Violence has negative ramifications for women as well as their families, the community, and the nation at large. It has colossal expenses, from more noteworthy medical services and legal costs.

Most of the countries in the world have enacted laws against domestic violence, rape, and other forms of violence. Difficulties remain anyway in implementing these laws. Insufficient is done to forestall savagery, and when it happens, it often goes unpunished. The delay in the administration of justice does not have the impact of deterrence. Despite the establishment of special courts, it takes years to decide the cases, Nirbhaya case is a classic example of this.

Call for Papers

Research Papers are invited from students of undergraduate, postgraduate courses and research scholars on the issues related to the main theme and the sub-themes mentioned below:

  • Perspectives of Violence against Women (Historical, Sociological, Political, Economic, Legal, etc.)
  • Violence Against Women and Human Rights Issue and Challenges
  • Sexual Violence and Harassment, Women Trafficking, Forced Prostitution
  • Familial Violence (Domestic Violence, Cruelty and Harassment Related to Dowry, Dowry Death)
  • Harassment and Violence at the Workplace
  • Wars/Conflicts: Women Target of Violence
  • Intimate partner violence (battery, psychological abuse, rape, marital rape)
  • Global Scenario of Violence Against Women and International Efforts to Eliminate Violence Against Women
  • Female feticide, infanticide, Acid Attacks and Cyber Crimes
  • Prevention/Elimination of Violence against Women and Law
  • Any other related topic or issue

Authors of the selected papers will be given an opportunity to present their papers during the seminar scheduled on 13th December 2020.

Submission Guidelines

Authors are requested to adhere to the following guidelines to facilitate the –

Abstract Submission

  • Name of the Author
  • Designation and Institutional Affiliation
  • Contact Address and Email ID
  • Title of the Research Paper

Full-Length Paper Submission

  • The paper should be original, clear & relevant to the theme of the seminar.
  • Font: Times New Roman, 12pt, 1.5 spacing
  • Footnote: Times New Roman, 10pt, 1.0 spacing
  • Alignment: Justified
  • Sheet: A4 Size with 1″ Margin on all sides
  • Citation: ILI pattern of footnoting (APA in case of Social Sciences)
  • Length Max: 2000 words (Exclusive of footnotes)

Authors are requested to send their full papers to [email protected] by 5th December 2020.


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Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission: 25th November 2020
  • Registration through Google form: 25th November to 5th December 2020
  • Full Paper Submission: 5th December 2020
  • Seminar Date: 13th December 2020

Important Points

  • E-Certificates shall be provided to the candidates who presented paper in their mentioned emails.
  • No registration fee for paper presentation.
  • No paper shall be deemed to be read.
  • Co-authorship is not allowed.
  • There are two prizes – 1st of Rs. 1000/-, 2nd of Rs. 500/-.
  • The meeting link will be conveyed later to the participants.
  • The link to the meeting shall be provided to the registered candidates.

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About Panjab University, Chandigarh

One of the oldest Universities in India, the Panjab University (PU) initiated at Lahore in 1882, has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sports. The glorious traditions of the University established during more than 133 years of its long service to the nation since its inception are a source of inspiration for the present generation of faculty members and students. Panjab University has been accredited with a CGPA of 3.35 on a four-point scale at A Grade valid for 5 years from 25/06/2015. I

About University Institute Of Legal Studies

University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS) was established as the constituent department of Panjab University, in the academic session 2004-05. During a short period, it has emerged as one of the premier legal Institutes with a unique blend of tradition and modernity. Students are trained in the essence of the substantive laws, techniques of procedural laws, methods of client counselling and skills in legal and social sciences research, etc. The Moot Court Competitions, Client Counselling Sessions, Quiz Contests, Seminars, Group Discussions and Extension Lectures, etc. are a regular feature of the academic calendar of the Institute.

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