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National Conference on Human Rights: Issues, Perspectives and Realities

Unitedworld School of Law is going to organize the National Conference on "Human Rights: Issues, Perspectives and Realities".

Date: 22nd July, 2017

About the Conference:
The modern concept of Human Rights has been expanded over the years since the United Nations Declarations of Human Rights on 10th December, 1948. The term Human Rights have been defined by the UN Training manual for Human Rights and monitoring as "universal legal guarantees protecting individuals and groups against actions which interfere with fundamental freedoms and human dignity". While the constitutions of all modern civilized nations including India have incorporated basic Human Rights in their constitutions and domestic civil and criminal laws, Human Rights have been violated on several occasions of war, terrorism, domestic violence, cyber crimes, child abuse, humiliation of third gender people, etc.

This national level seminar aims to bring together researchers, professionals, activists and students to discuss the modern concepts of Human Rights, expanding scope of Human Rights, violation of Human Rights and mechanisms to restore the Human Rights in such cases.

Themes of the Conference:

  • Theme I: Gender Justice and Human Rights
    • Judiciary on Gender Justice
    • The LGBT Rights Movement
    • Gender Biased Indian Laws
    • Role of Judiciary, Executive and Legislature in enforcing Gender Justice

  • Theme II: Human Rights of Women and Children
    • Human Trafficking
    • Human Rights of Sex Workers and their Children
    • Status of Indigenous people
    • Health Care concerns and Right to Privacy
    • Child Labour and Human Rights
    • The Issue of Child Marriages in India and Marital Rape: Need for Law
    • Reproductive Rights, Surrogacy and Human Rights

  • Theme III: Disabled and Elderly - Human Rights Perspective
    • Protection of Elderly against Exploitation and Discrimination
    • Protection of Disabled against Exploitation and Discrimination
    • Ageing, Health Concerns and Human Rights

  • Theme IV: Corporate Sector and Human Rights
    • Corporate Social Responsibility of MNC's towards Society
    • Paternal Leave: Father, you are eligible
    • Land Acquisition and the Rights of Indigenous People

  • Theme V: Globalization and Socio-Economic Rights
    • Convergence of Government Schemes vis-à-vis Socio-Economic Rights: Effect and Implementation
    • Right to Health
    • Right to Food
    • Right to Clean Environment
    • Right to Safe Conditions at Work
    • Human Rights of Migrant Workers

  • Theme VI: Contemporary Issues and Human Rights Perspective
    • Right to Free and Compulsory Education vis-à-vis Poor School Infrastructure
    • Violation of Human Rights through Cyber Space
    • Safety of Women in Public Space: Why can't city be safest?
    • The Effect of Demonetization vis-à-vis Human Rights
    • Human Rights Abuse in Kashmir
    • Immigration Ban
    • Right to Education: From Human Right to Fundamental Right
    • Human Rights Advocacy: Role of NGO's, Law Schools and Human Rights Organization

Call for Papers:

Abstract Submission:

  • All submissions must pertain to the themes and sub-themes mentioned above.
  • Abstracts should be submitted in Times New Roman font 12 with double spacing.
  • The abstract must not be more than 500 words and should follow The Blue book citation method. (
  • All Abstracts must show name, address, phone number, designation and email id of the Author/s.
  • Number of co-authors is restricted to two.
  • Separate registration must be done for co-author.
  • The papers must be original and unpublished.
  • Students must produce valid student identity documents.
  • The papers will go through double blind peer review and only approved papers will be accepted.
  • Abstracts & Research Papers should be submitted in Electronic Format only to

Submission of Full Papers:

  • The word limit of the full paper is 5000 - 7000 (including tables and figures if any). The paper must be accompanied by an Abstract of 300 words.
  • A cover page containing name, address, phone number, designation and email id of the Author/s must be sent along with the research paper.

Publication of Conference Proceedings:
Selected Research Papers would be published as Conference Proceedings subject to plagiarism check and blind peer review. Abstract and Full Papers should be sent to:

Registration Fees:

  • Students (Undergraduate & Post Graduate & Research Scholars): Rs. 1,000/-
  • Faculties, Professionals, Practitioners: Rs.1,500/-

Registration fees include Conference Kit, Lunch and High Tea.

No accommodation will be provided by the UnitedWorld School of Law. Buses and Vans will be designated at specific pick up points for ease to the participants

Important Dates:

Abstract Submission:

30th April, 2017

Intimation regarding selection of Abstracts:

5th May, 2017

Registration along with Payment

10th May, 2017

Final Paper Submission.

25th May, 2017

Intimation regarding selection of full papers:

15th June, 2017

National Conference:

22nd July, 2017

Dr. Debarati Halder
HOD, Research
Phone: +91-8220657682

Ms. Payal Gandhi
Assistant Professor of Law
Phone: +91-9558141412

Ms. Archita Prajapati
Assistant Professor of Law
Phone: +91-8141105773

Unitedworld School of Law
Karnavati Knowledge Village
907/A, Uvarsad , Gandhinagar

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