CfP:National Conference on Crime Against Women at Lingaya’s Vidyapeeth, Faridabad (1-2 April)

Updated: Mar 5

ABOUT SCHOOL OF LAW, LINGAYA’S VIDYAPEETH

School of Law, Lingaya’s Vidyapeeth, is a center of excellence in the field of legal education and research, which aims for holistic growth of students to make them successful legal professionals. We also shoulder our social responsibility to reach out to all sections of the society through our legal service programs. We strive to build strong legal professionals who are sensitive towards the socio - legal problems facing our country and who have skills to combat the same. We also endeavor persistently to work towards developing our intellectual assets; the faculty, by exposing them to global legal practices which will ultimately get translated into their teaching.

Crimes against women are reported every two minutes. Women are victimized from womb to tomb. Women are constantly subjected to crimes like female foeticide, child marriage, dowry harassment, domestic violence, acid attack, sexual offences, honour killing, prostitution, trafficking, cybercrimes etc. These disturbing trends of crime against women have spurred worldwide action. Considering the vulnerable nature of women, Article 15(3) was incorporated in the Constitution, which facilitated the enactment of gender based laws. In furtherance of this,time and again many laws are enacted to curb crimes against women and assure them a safe environment to live their life with dignity. However, the core concern is about the implementation of these laws.

The objectives of the conference are:

  • To view the laws existing in India to curb crimes against women.

  • To address the issues related to challenges faced during investigation, prosecution and trial of crimes against women.

  • To address the issues regarding rehabilitation of victims of crime

Brief Schedule:

  • Paper Presentation on 1st April 2020

  • Short Films Presentation in Lingaya’s Auditorium on 2nd April 2020 Detailed schedule of programme with timings would be intimated later


WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Students, Academicians, Social Workers, Social Activists, Lawyers, Research Scholars, Personnel from Corporates, Professionals, etc. from various fields of social work and/or law, allied subjects and multi-disciplinary fields can participate in the Conference.

I. Call for Papers

Papers are invited for presentation in the Conference. The original manuscript must be sent to schooloflaw24@gmail.com . The email must contain the manuscript in .doc/docx format. The email must also contain a covering letter containing the name(s) of the author(s), designation, the institution, the course and the year of study along with a declaration about the originality of the manuscript.


THEMES & SUB THEMES

  • Cyber Crime against women in India

  • Women and criminal justice system

  • Sexual harassment of women at workplace

  • Rape incidence in India- Reason and suggestive measure to cure

  • Human Trafficking of women

  • Portrayal of Women : Role ofCinema

  • Urban planning and women safety

  • Women Empowerment and Domestic Violence

  • Eve-Teasing, Molestation and Sexual Abuse

The above mentioned themes are only illustrative in nature. Any relevant research paper on the main theme can also be submitted.


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

ABSTRACT

Each manuscript must contain an abstract of not more than 300 words inclusive of key words.

ARTICLES

Each manuscript under this category should be between 3000-4000 words exclusive of footnotes. Co-authorship is allowed (maximum two)

CITATIONS

  • Should confirm to the standard laid down in The Bluebook(20th edition,2015)

  • Citation should be in the form of footnotes only

PROCEDURE:

  • Step I: Submission of Abstract

  • Step II: Confirmation of acceptance of Abstract

  • Step III : Submission of full research paper along with:

  1. Registration fee: as per “Fee Details” mentioned below

  2. Google Registration form- link mentioned below

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

After the notification of selection of Abstract, it is mandatory to do the Registration. Registration is open and can be done by filling the following Google form (below) till 28th March 2020.

Click Here


Important Dates-

Last date for Abstract Submission: March 20th 2020

Last date for confirmation of acceptance of abstracts by School of Law, Lingaya’s Vidyapeeth: March 22nd 2020

Last date to submit Full Paper : March 28th 2020

Last date for Registration to attend the conference : March 28th 2020

Date of Conference: 1 st & 2nd April 2020


Fee Details-



  • Faculties, professionals, students attending the conference in groups from a particular university/institute shall be given discount as per university rules and guidelines.

  • If the Participant will make On-Spot Payment of Participation Fees onthe date of the Seminar, Rupees 200 extra will be charged for each category.

  • Once the payment has been made, Please take a screenshot of the transaction and mail it along with the scanned copy of the registration form at schooloflaw24@gmail.com

  • Separate registration needs to be done for Co-Author.

  • Kindly check the mode of payment

Publication of Paper

Selected papers will be considered for publication in the form of a book with ISSN. The authors of the selected papers may keep on developing the papers based on the feedback received during the Conference. The timeline for review of these papers will be communicated soon and need to comply with plagiarism policy of the Institute.

Awards

The following awards including cash prizes shall be given to:

First prize: Rs.3, 000/-

Second Prize: Rs.1, 500/-

Third Prize: Rs.1,000/-

All the participants will be awarded certificates of participation and the same will be given only at the valedictory function and not thereafter.


Call for Short Film

Students and Professionals are invited to produce a Short Film on the theme “Combating Crime against Women” and related to any of the sub-theme. Selected short film will be rewarded with:

First prize: Rs.5, 000/-

Second Prize: Rs.3, 000/-   

and screened on the day of the conference. The same has to be submitted on or before 28th March, 2020 for review before its screening.


Eligibility

School Students, Undergraduate Students & Non-Students

Registration Fees

Students : Rs.500/-

Non-Students: Rs.2500/-

Payment Details

Online payment can be made by Bank Transfer

Bank Name: Bank of India IFSC Code- BKID0006709 Account Name: Lingaya’s Vidyapeeth Account No.: 670920110000001

Payment by Demand Draft

The Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of “Lingaya’s Vidyapeeth” drawn on any nationalised bank.

Duly filled in registration form along with the Demand Draft details should be posted to the Faculty Convenor on or before 28th March, 2020.


ACCOMMODATION:

The registration fee does not include accommodation/ travel allowance. The participants are herewith required to make their own arrangements for boarding and lodging. Accommodation is available at the University hostel respectively. However, a week’s prior intimation is required for making necessary arrangements. Please intimate before 22nd of March in case you seek Hostel Accommodation.

Hostel Without AC per night

Girls Hostel Rs.500/-

Boys Hostel Rs.500/-

*With three meals


Contact

Prof. (Dr.) Shwetta Bajaj (9999374636), HoD, School of Law Email: Shwetta@lingayasvidyapeeth.edu.in



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