Call for Papers: Edited E-book on Gender-Based Cyber Violence Book by ISLR: Submit by Feb 28

ABOUT ISLR

Indian Society for Legal Research (ISLR) is a rapidly growing community of niche academicians, thinkers, activists, lawyers, professors, legal volunteers, paralegals and legal entrepreneurs who stand apart from the rest of the community with their zeal for deep thinking, leadership skills, and dedication for bringing innovation to the legal field.

About the Book

The internet is an ageing and evolving phenomenon. Over the years, the internet has unleashed a culture of vigorous interaction and opinionated discourses. More often than desired, these interactions channel into doctrinal bigotry or singular fixation over one or a group of individuals resulting in extremism, hate-mongering, and even violence.

Interactions in the cyberspace, unlike in the real world are often monitored, spied upon and are also prone to exploitation by third-parties for purposes of scouting and data collection. Although the element of surveillance works in the combined interests of users at times for its evidentiary value in order to report and address grievances, it is, however, quite chilling to discover the sheer iteration of such burgeoning criminal behaviour in the cyberspace, especially the ones targeting women and children.

In an attempt to address these points of a discourse, the Indian Society for Legal Research (ISLR) invites original, unpublished chapters on the theme of ‘Gender-based Cyber Violence’ for an edited E-book with an ISBN number.

All the submissions shall be made on or before 28th February 2020 at islrpublications[at]gmail[dot]com.

Sub-themes

Following are the sub-themes, though not exhaustive

  • Feminism and Internet: A Critical Analysis
  • Role of feminism in fighting gender-based cyber violence
  • Revenge Pornography
  • Sexual violence through video games
  • Digital misogyny as hate speech: Exploring legal implications
  • Cyberstalking
  • Cyber-Sexism: Gender and Power on the Internet
  • The role of law in redressing the gender-based violence
  • The institutional response to gender-based violence: Insights from recent trends
  • Reinforcement of sexism through memes
  • Mapping gender-based violence through gender trolling
  • Introspecting the gaps between cyber crimes against women and other vulnerable groups
  • Efficacy of existing legal-institutional frameworks
  • Trolling and Gender Bullying
  • Challenges in online women security
  • International and National approaches in regulating cyber-crimes against the queer community
  • LGBT phobic cyberbullying
  • Dark Web and Human Trafficking

Publication Fees

No Publication Fee

Important Dates

Paper Submission: February 28th, 2020

Contributions reviewed returned to authors: 30th March 2020

Revised contributions submission: 15th April 2020 

Contact Details

Email: islrpublications[at]gmail.com

Mr Harsh Gupta: +91-8194940110

Ms Aaliya Akhtar: +91-7396901935

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