Webinar: Curbing Crimes of Sexual Harassment What Role Law Students Can Play

By | July 20, 2020
Curbing Crimes of Sexual Harassment What Role Law Students Can Play

Webinar on Curbing Crimes of Sexual Harassment What Role Law Students Can Play is being organised by Law Centre-I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi in collaboration with National Commission for Women and Legal Bites.

About Webinar: Curbing Crimes of Sexual Harassment

The sole aim of the webinar is to build awareness around the broad array of the role of law students in curbing the crimes related to sexual harassment. It is a humble initiative to invite thinking minds of different areas to deal with the issue of “sexual harassment” in specific to a law student role in curbing such crimes with an objective to spread awareness and promote a good cause among the legal community.

Sexual harassment complaints are on a rise and law enforcement and organisations must understand their legal compliance obligations. In furtherance of this, time and again many laws are enacted which can support curbing crimes against sexual harassment and assure people a safe environment to live their life with dignity. However, the core concern is the implementation of these laws. Though crimes like sexual harassment are on the rise in all fields, being a victim of Sexual Harassment could be the most traumatic experience for anyone. Law students have been playing a crucial role in the welfare of society in curbing crimes related to sexual harassment through their in-depth knowledge of the legal scenarios.

Date and Time: 07th Aug, 02:00 PM

About the Panelists

I. Dr. Rajulben L. Desai, Member, National Commission for Women, she assumed the office of Member, National Commission for Women on March 8th, 2019. Prior to this, she was holding the post of Principal Law College, Deesa (B.K.) Gujarat. She is graduated in Psychology and Law. She completed her LL.M in Criminology and Ph.D. in Law, Development & Gender Inequality. She also did research on Situation of Women in Banaskantha Distt. She is a prominent educationist and social worker from the State of Gujarat and she worked extensively for the welfare of the Women and Children.

II. Ms. Aishwarya Bhati, Additional Solicitor General of India and Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, she is currently one of the Additional Solicitor General of India appointed on June 30, 2020, practising in the Supreme Court as a senior advocate. She is the first woman advocate from Rajasthan, who has been given the coveted stature at the apex court. She is among the 6 women advocates, who have been appointed as senior advocates. She has been an additional advocate general (AAG) for the U.P. government in the Supreme Court of India.

III. Prof. Ved Kumari, Former Dean, and Head, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, has been Dean, and Head, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi from 2016-2019. She was a Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, India since 2001, she has worked as Professor-in-Charge of Law Centre-I from 1st August 2012 – 14th October 2013. She was also the Chairperson of Delhi Judicial Academy from July 2009 to July 2011. She has taught in the Faculty of Law at the University of Jammu during 1983-1985. She is committed to promoting Justice in Legal Education by highlighting issues relating to gender discrimination, poverty, human rights violations, children’s rights, etc.

Patron-In-Chief

Prof. Sarbjit Kaur, Professor In-charge, Law Centre-I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi

Moderator

Dr. Vikesh Tripathi, Assistant Professor, Law Centre-I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi

Event Director

Mayank Shekhar, Founder Director, Legal Bites

Platform

Zoom (Download the application for a better experience)

Registration

Kindly fill out the registration mentioned below.

[Registration Closed]

Certificate

E-Certificates will be provided to all the attendees who are interested.

Contact Organisers | Webinar: Curbing Crimes of Sexual Harassment

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +91-78360 70747

About the Organiser

Faculty of Law of DU is the time tested legal institution of par excellence. It is the national hub of legal studies. Since its inception in 1924, the department has been a leader producing many legal luminaries, Supreme Court and High Court judges, leading advocates, political leaders, policymakers, and trendsetters in all walks of life. The department is endowed with elitist alumni even though it is an egalitarian institute providing practically free legal education at a negligible cost. With the unparalleled expertise of faculty members, multicultural environment, and its seat at the heart of national capital, the department attracts brilliant students from all over the country and abroad.

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