E-International Seminar on ‘Women, Children and Law: Concerns, Challenges and Future’ by HPNLU: Submit by Aug 13


The Himachal Pradesh National Law University(HPNLU) Shimla, was established by the State Government in the year 2016, by an Act of the Legislature (Act 16 of 2016). The University started functioning on October 5, 2016.

About Law Mantra

About Law Mantra Trust: “Law Mantra” (headquarters New Delhi) (Registration No 150 in Book No.4 Vol No 3, 603 0f 2018) is not for profit organisation running for the purpose of enhancing legal academics and legal awareness in society and in the practice of the same.


Themes for Seminar:

  • Child Protection Laws and Role of NHRC and other agencies;
  • Child Protection Laws in India;
  • Specific issues with regard to the protection of children in India;
  • Protection of Children: International Laws framework. Sexual Harassment at Work Place;
  • Women empowerment and domestic violence;
  • Cyber Space and Women. Reproductive Technologies and Rights of Women;
  • Eve- teasing, Molestation, Sexual Abuse, and Rape;
  • Criminology in human trafficking;
  • The role of government in combating human trafficking;
  • The role of NGOs in combating human trafficking;
  • The theory and practice of resistance, rescue, rehabilitation, and reintegration
  • Women’s Coalition against Violence and Exploitation;
  • The challenges and complications of prevention, prosecution, and policy intervention;
  • Labor trafficking;
  • Trafficking of Women and Children: Historical Perspective;
  • Trafficking of Women and Children: International Legal Framework;
  • The relationships between human trafficking, prostitution, gender, and/or sexuality;
  • Trafficking of women and children: National Legal Perspective;
  • Functional Evaluation of the Role of National Law Enforcement Agencies;
  • Trafficking of Women and Children: Role of Civil Society;
  • Trafficking of Women and Children: Public Alertness and Awareness;
  • Role of Police in Human Trafficking: Protector v. Perpetrator;
  • Policy and Laws on Trafficking in Human Beings in India;
  • Transnational Human Trafficking: India’s Stand;
  • Gender Justice in Human Trafficking;
  • Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Human Trafficking;

Note: These Themes are not exhaustive; Authors are open to working on any topic related to the above-mentioned theme

Procedure for Submission of Abstracts

  • The abstract (of about 250 words) should be sent as an attachment in a Word file. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed before they are accepted.
  • The following information, in the given format, should be sent along with the Abstract:
  • Name of the Participant, Official Designation/Institution Details, Address, and Email id, Title of Abstract
  • Submit your abstract to [email protected]

Guidelines for Paper Submission

  • The title of the paper should be followed by Name, Designation, Name of the Organization / University / Institution, and Email address. It is mandatory to mention the Email address, as all future correspondence will be through it;
  • Name and details of Co-author, if any;
  • Chapter: The chapter should be in Times New Roman 12-point font and double-spaced. Main Title should be in full capitals, bold, and centred 12-point font. Sub-titles should be in sentence case, bold, and in 12-point font. Author’s names should be in small capitals and centred 12-point font Footnotes should be in Times New Roman 12-point font;
  • Citation Format: Please use footnotes rather than endnotes. Footnotes should conform to The Indian Law Institute, New Delhi Style;
  • Submission of the abstract: A cover letter with the name(s) of the author(s) and address, designation, institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript, and contact information (email, phone, etc.) are compulsory to submit. All submissions must contain an abstract of not more than 300 words with 5 Minimum Keywords;
  • Originality of Manuscripts: All the contributions should be the original work of the contributors and should not have been submitted for consideration in any other Publication. Any plagiarized work will be out-rightly rejected;
  • Copyright: The contributions presented to and accepted for publication and the copyrights therein shall be the Intellectual Property of Law Mantra;
  • The title of the Chapter should be followed by Name, Designation, Name of the Organization / University / Institution, and Email address. It is mandatory to mention the Email address, as all future correspondence will be through it;
  • Name and details of Co-author, if any;
  • The paper should be typed in MS WORD format (preferably 2007 or 2010);
  • The paper must be in a single column laid out with margins justified on both sides;
  • The length of the paper should not be below 4,000 words (including footnotes) and should not exceed more than 10,000 (Including Footnotes).

Registration Details

Interested participants can register through the link below.
The registration fee is:

  • Student: Rs. 1000/-
  • Faculty/Professional/Research Scholar/Other: Rs 1500/

Who Should Attend?

Students, Research Scholars/Faculties/Academicians, Corporate Delegates, Business entities, Lawyers.

Rules for the Presentation

  • No abstract or full paper shall be accepted after the last date of submission respectively;
  • Participants/Paper Presenters have to register after the acceptance of the abstract with payment of required fees;
  • For participation, registration is mandatory upon confirmation of participation. Only registered participants will be allowed to take part in Conference;
  • All the registered participants will be provided with a participation certificate;
  • The event will be hosted through Zoom/Cisco-Webex or any other Online Platform.;
  • Technical Sessions will be organized through Google Meet/Zoom/Cisco-Webex or any other Online Platform.

Important Dates

  • Submission of Abstract: 13th August 2023
  • Confirmation of Abstract Selection: 16th August 2023
  • Registration: 27th August 2023
  • Submission of Draft Paper: 30th August 2023
  • Seminar Date: 1st and 2nd September 2023
  • Submission of Final Paper: 29th November 2023
  • Publication of Selected Paper By December 2024

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