Call For Papers: Sharda University's Seminar On Gender-Based Violence [1st Nov]

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9 Oct 2019 3:48 PM GMT

  • Call For Papers: Sharda Universitys Seminar On Gender-Based Violence [1st Nov]

    School of Law, Sharda University is organising a seminar on Confronting Gender-Based Violence in the Contemporary World: Current and Emerging Issues.

    Date of the Seminar: 1.11.2019

    The organisers strongly encourage submissions from under-represented (such as ethnic minorities, multi-racial, transgender, differently-abled communities) population to put forward their experiences.


    • Sexual violence as an act of war
    • Laws to combat crimes like: domestic violence, female foeticide, dowry deaths
    • Socio-cultural perceptions on gender violence
    • The transgender experience with gender based violence
    • The prison system and its promotion of gender violence
    • Honour killings and other forms of caste-based violence against women
    • Criminology and victimology of gender based violence
    • Law and justice for acid attack survivors
    • Cybercrimes targeted at women
    • Sexual harassment and exploitation at workplace
    • Role of technology in the prevention/commission of crime
    • Experiences with the law enforcement (themes of vulnerability and marginalization in the narrative of female victims of crime or countering popular perceptions)
    • The international response to gender violence
    • Forced prostitution and trafficking of women and girl child

    Note: Countering of popular or dominant myths is also promoted. The sub-themes are not mandatory, but the papers should not belie the theme of the seminar.

    Submission Guidelines:

    • Co-authorship is permitted to a maximum of two authors. However, both authors have to register separately.
    • The abstract shall not exceed a maximum of 250-300 words. Full paper must be of 2500-4000 words (exclusive of footnotes/endnotes/bibliography).
    • Format: MS Word, Font Type: Times New Roman, Font Size: 12 Point, Line Spacing: 1.5
    • Abstract as well as Full Paper shall be submitted both in pdf and MS Word and shall be submitted to
    • After confirmation of the abstracts, participants will be required to make the fee payment and send the receipt to the organizing committee. Thereafter, you will be receiving a e-kit containing further details, list of speakers, details of the session, directions to the venue, etc.

    Registration Fee:

    • Academicians/Professionals/Practitioners/Administrators/NGO, etc.: Rs. 750
    • Research Scholars, Students, Participation only: Rs. 500

    Registration fee includes seminar kit, high tea, and lunch excluding accommodation.

    Important Dates:

    • Date of Abstract Submission: 15.10.2019
    • Communication of Acceptance of the Abstract: 17.10.2019
    • Registration and Fee Payment Deadline: 20.10.2019
    • Submission of Final Paper: 30.10.2019

    Queries are to be directed to, ideally containing the word 'QUERY' in the subject line, or to +918800933447 (working hours only).

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