Call for Papers: National Seminar on Socio-Legal Aspects of Combating Acid Attack by JMI, Delhi [Jan 24]: Submit by Jan 12

ONE DAY NATIONAL SEMINAR ON SOCIO-LEGAL ASPECTS OF COMBATING ACID ATTACK IN INDIA: Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with National Commission for Women.

Date: 24th January,  2018

Venue: Auditorium, National Commission for Women, Jasola, New Delhi-110025

National Seminar on Combating Acid Attack has been conceptualized with the basic objective of taking stock of the progress made by India in the sphere of law, and creates a space for discussion on all matters pertaining to legal issues concerning disability. Hence, this seminar is basically intended to open discussion in the following relevant areas–

  1. Socio-psychological perspectives of acid attacks
  2. Social Exclusion of acid victims
  3. Adequacy of Laws dealing with acid attack
  4. Deterrence as a means of combating acid attack
  5. Rehabilitation of Acid attack victims like access to employment.
  6. Efficacy of Victim Compensation Schemes


  1. Causes of acid attack
  2. Restrictions on acid sale
  3. Sensitization of public
  4. Comparative approach: Bangladesh Model
  5. Efficacy of Punishment

This Seminar is intended to provide platform for policy makers, lawyers, law enforcement authorities, researchers and activists from across India to share their learning and perspectives on issues concerning socio-legal aspects of combating acid attack in India. The intention is to not only explore the process of accessing justice through litigation and procedural justice practices but also explore matters concerning how the societal constructions indirectly and often directly impacts the lives of acid attack victims. The outcomes of the Seminar will be published in order to strengthen the existing knowledge framework on socio-legal aspects of combating acid attack in India.

Important Dates

Submission of Abstract: January 12, 2018

Intimation of Selection of Abstract: January 17, 2018

Last Date of Submission of Full Paper: January 22, 2018

Registration for attendees*: Opens January 15, 2018

Submission guidelines for Abstract:

  • Abstract in 500 words in word file along with details of author, affiliation, designation, etc.
  • Font Times New Roman, Size 12, Spacing 1.5.
  • After intimation of Selection of abstracts, authors can submit full papers which shall be published after the seminar.

Full Paper submission guidelines

  • Word limit between 3000-5500 words.
  • Font Times New Roman, Size 12, Spacing 1.5.
  • Details of author, affiliation, designation etc.
  • Footnotes in ILI mode of citation. Font Time New Roman, Size 10, Spacing 1.0.             


For more details contact:

 Dr. Saadiya

Assistant Professor

Seminar Coordinator

[email protected]

 Prof. Nuzhat Parveen Khan

Dean, Faculty of Law

[email protected]


 Phone: 011-26981717 Extn: 3100; 3101; 3102, 3110

Email: [email protected]

*Since the accommodation at the venue is limited, preference would be given to people who register in advance for the event.

View the concept note here.


This post was first published on: 1 Jan 2018

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