Call for Papers: Amity Noida’s International Conference on Human Trafficking; Submit by Sep 21

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER 

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Amongst the diverse areas in which the University imparts education, law has  emerged as a discipline par excellence. Rigorously engaged in propagating legal education is Amity Law School Centre-II, an upcoming institution that is devoted to prepare a generation of law professionals capable of facing future demands confidently.

THEME OF THE SEMINAR

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: A SOCIO-LEGAL FACET OF MODERN WORLD

Human trafficking is the fastest increasing criminal industry in today’s world, coming in second after illegal drug-trade. This type of slaver has been traced back to the ancient Mesopotamian and Mediterranean civilization and has continued to grow. Human trafficking is a multi-faceted threat.

India has become a source, destination and transit country for men, woman, and children trafficked for forced labour and commercial sexual exploitation. India has become a transit hub for human trafficking with estimated millions, victim to human trafficking. Safety and security, the privileges of living in a free country are compromised.

Many of the victims are forced either directly with violence or indirectly with psychological blackmail into the trade. Women & Children are subject to involuntary servitude as factory workers, domestic servants, beggars, agricultural workers and many times they are also sexually abused by their owners.

The Indian government has laid down laws in the Constitution like the Suppression of Immoral Traffic in Women and Girls Act, 1956, The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, and many others.

In 2007, three state governments established anti-trafficking police units, the first of this kind in the India.

India is a signatory of many international conventions and treaties as such Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, ILO Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105) and many more.

Despite, India has still become a transit hub for human trafficking with estimated millions, victim to human trafficking.

SUB-THEMES

Human Trafficking: Definition, Causes & Effects

Laws & Conventions pertaining to Human Trafficking

Prostitution: A Reason for Human Trafficking

Organ trade and Human Trafficking.

Child Trafficking

Role of Government, Courts & NGOs in rescue, care, support, protection, prevention and rehabilitation of victim

IMPORTANT DATES

Last date of abstract submission: 21st September, 2014

Date of intimation of abstract acceptance: 25th September, 2014

Last date of submission of full paper: 5th October, 2014

All submissions must be mailed at [email protected]

RULES OF SUBMISSION

The conference is open for Academicians, Advocates, NGOs & Students

Abstract: The abstract must range between 250-300 words. It must contain at least 5 keywords. Also, it must be accompanied by a brief profile of the author indicating the e-mail ID, contact number and address.

Paper: The paper should not be of more than 6000 words including footnotes. It must be typed using MS  Word in Times New Roman Font Size 12 on A4 size paper with a margin of 1” on all sides and 1.5 line  spacing. The ILI Method of Citation must be adhered to.

REGISTRATION FEES

Students and Research Scholars: Rs. 1,000
Teachers, Legal Professionals & NGOs: Rs. 1,500
Co-Author: Rs. 1,000/- each
Note: Co-Authors shall not be more than two for each paper.

The registration fees shall be paid through a demand draft, in the name of Amity University, Uttar Pradesh; payable at Noida on or before 30th September, 2014.

It must be sent at the following address:

Amity Law School, Centre-II
Room No. 404, I-3 Block, 4th Floor
Amity University Campus Sector-125,
Noida-201301 Gautam Buddha Nagar Uttar Pradesh
Phone: 0120-4392807 and, 4392017

SEMINAR CONVENERS:

Ms. Vaishali Arora
Contact No: 09811770646;
E-Mail: [email protected]
(contact between 9.00 am – 5.30 pm only)

Mr. Nikhil Kashyap
Contact No: 09811774888;
E-Mail: [email protected]
(contact between 9.00 am to 5.30 pm only)

See the details HERE.

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