9th Conference Of International Society For Child Indicators (ISCI) On “Global Childhoods: Critical Perspectives Promoting Theoretical, Empirical and Policy Understandings” By (NLUO)

[14th-16th February 2024]: Submit Abstract By 30th June 2023

About The Organization

The National Law University Odisha (NLUO) was established in 2009 by Act IV of 2008 of the State of Odisha. The University is located in the city of Cuttack, where the seat of Orissa High Court is also situated. The Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court is the Chancellor of the University and the Chief Justice of India, or their nominee from among the Supreme Court Judges, is the Visitor of the University. The University is recognised under Section 12(b) of the UGC Act 1956 and has been accredited with an ‘A’ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University has been consistently placed high by different ranking and accreditation agencies, both public and private.

The International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI) is an international organisation that is home to researchers, data users, child advocates, and policymakers. It has made considerable advances in developing and using indicators to measure the well-being of children and adolescents. In 2024, ISCI is going to hold its 9th International Conference for the second time in Asia. The 9th International Conference of ISCI being held in Asia will provide an added platform for the voices of children in the Asian region. Children are not merely future citizens of a country. The contemporaneous presence of children is as important as their future potential as adults

National Law University Odisha is proud and privileged to be the host of the 9th ISCI Conference on the theme of “Global Childhoods: Critical Perspectives Promoting Theoretical, Empirical and Policy Understandings” on 14-16 February 2024 in Bhubaneswar, India. In organising this conference National Law University has the support of Prof. Ravinder Barn from Royal Holloway, University of London, England and Prof. Damanjit Sandhu from Punjabi University, Patiala, India.

Details Of The Event

  • Theme: Global Childhoods: Critical Perspectives Promoting Theoretical, Empirical and Policy Understandings
  • Date of the event:14th-16th February 2024
  • Venue: Bhubaneswar, India
  • Registration form: CLICK HERE to do the registration
  • Registration fee: CLICK HERE for the registration fee details. In case of more than one author of a paper, author(s) who will make the presentation in the conference must be specified. Author(s) making the presentation have to pay the fee as specified. The registration fee for co-author(s) attending or presenting in the conference is the same.
  • Last date to submit an abstract: 30th June 2023
  • Themes & Sub-Themes:
    • Essence of Childhoods
      • Universalism of Values vis-à-vis Cultural Relativism
      • Childhoods in Countries with Varying Economic Status
      • Socio-Cultural Understandings of Childhoods
      • Legal Understandings of Childhoods
      • Psychological Understandings of Childhoods
      • Gendered Childhoods
      • Childhoods in Marginalised Communities
    • Children’s Wellbeing and Happiness
      • From Children’s Welfare to Children’s Wellbeing
      • Understanding Wellbeing and Happiness
      • Wellbeing Indicators: Children vis-à-vis Adults
      • Happiness Indicators: Children vis-à-vis Adults
      • Role of Child Rights in Promoting Wellbeing and Happiness
      • Best Practices for Promoting Children’s Wellbeing and Happiness
      • Role of Child Indicators Research in Influencing Public Policy
      • Methodologies for Understanding Children’s Wellbeing and Happiness
    • Health of Children
      • Health Indicators for Children
      • Children’s Experience With Healthcare Services
      • Access to Healthcare Facilities: Public vis-à-vis Private
      • Schemes, Policies and Programs Affecting Children’s Health
      • Cultural Practices Affecting Children’s Health (Circumcision, Female Genital Mutilation etc.)
      • Growing Up in a Technological Environment
      • Health of Children in Difficult Circumstances;
        • Substance Abuse
        • Domestic Violence
        • Sexual Exploitation/Violence/Abuse
        • Spatial Constraints
        • Child Labour
        • Children With Disabilities
        • Being a Girl Child
        • Mental Health Issues
        • Children in Institutional Care
    • Children’s Education
      • What Children want to learn?
      • Sites of Learning: Homes, Neighbourhood, Schools, Child Care
      • Institutions, Popular Culture
      • How do Children want to learn?
      • Schemes and Initiatives for Children’s Education
      • Alternative Education for Children
      • Education in Natural Disasters
      • Accessibility to Education
      • Inclusivity in Education
    • Food and Child Wellbeing
      • Access to Food
      • Addressing Malnutrition
      • Child Targeted Advertising: Marketing of Junk Food
      • Breast Milk Substitutes
      • Nutrition in Child Care Institutions
    • Children’s Freedom of Choice
      • Evolving capacities and Children’s Opinion- Addressing Malnutrition
      • Balancing Children’s Privacy and Parental control
      • Sexual Autonomy
      • Child Marriage
      • Manipulating Children’s Choice: The Effect of Tobacco Advertising
    • Basic Rights for Children’s Happiness and Wellbeing
      • Right to Survival
      • Right to Family
      • Right to Identity
      • Right to Development
      • Right to Protection
      • Right to Participation
      • Children in Difficult Circumstances
      • Harmonising the Basic Rights
      • Children and Environmental Harm
    • Children’s Access to Justice
      • Understanding Children’s Access to Justice
      • Child Advocacy
      • Children’s Voices in the Institutional Decision-Making
      • Legal Aid for Children
      • Support System in Legal Proceedings
  • Important Dates:
    • Notification of acceptance of abstracts and panel proposals: 30/07/2023
    • Last Date of Registration for Paper Presenters: 10/10/2023
    • Last date for submission of full paper for the Conference: 10/01/2024
    • Last date for submission of the revised paper for publication: 15/04/2024

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