CfP: Seminar on Engendering Laws & Crimes against Women at Kalindi College, Delhi [Feb 12]: Submit by Jan 28

About the Institutions

Kalindi College: Kalindi College is an institution of academic excellence and achievement.since 1967. It is amongst one of the finest colleges in the University of Delhi. At Kalindi, higher education is imparted to young women of India. The motto of the college is to inculcate three virtues of human life – knowledge, modesty & sense of duty.

National Commission for Women: The National Commission for Women was set up as statutory body in January 1992 under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 (Act No.20 of 1990 of Govt.of India) to review the Constitutional and legal safeguards for women; recommend remedial legislative measures, facilitate redressal of grievances and advise the Government on all policy matters affecting women.

Women’s Development Cell: The Women’s Development Cell is an active forum that engages with fundamental and existential issues.

About the Seminar

Kalindi College (University of Delhi), Women’s Development Cell with support of National Commission for Women (NCW) is organising One-day National Seminar on Engendering Laws & Crimes against Women: Challenges & Prospects.

Date: February 12, 2020


  1. To explore all the sociological and legal aspects of crimes committed against women.
  2. To understand the intricacies of different laws related to women’s rights like PWDVA, PC &PNDT, ITPA, Sexual Harassment at Workplace, Criminal Law Act and any other
  3. To discuss prominent judgments and case law in favour of gender justice
  4. To deliberate on the obstacles and challenges to the criminal justice system in India that promises to eradicate crimes against women.

Expected outcome

  • To create awareness and sensitization about different types of crimes against women and the laws that extenuate against violation of women’s rights like PWDVA, PC and PNDT, ITPA, Sexual harassment of women at the workplace, criminal law act and any other.
  • To indicate the prominent challenges faced by the legal system in handling issues related to crimes against women.
  • To identify the main procedural and substantive lapses that have an impact on gender-just laws
  • To recommend legal reforms that establish the constitutional mandate of gender equality.

Target Audience

  • Faculty members from Universities and Colleges
  • Project Fellows, Researchers and
  • Post-graduate & under-graduate students.

Call for Papers


  • Sociology of crime against women: Sociological & illegal aspects of crimes committed on women.
  • Laws that impact upon women’s rights: PWDVA, PC & PNDT, ITPA, Sexual Harassment of women at workplace & any other.
  • Prominent judgements that have transformed gender justice.
  • Challenges & prospects of the criminal justice system in India.


  1. An abstract of not more than 300 words. Kindly mention the theme under which the paper has to be submitted.
  2. Final paper shall be between 3000-5000 words.
  3. All submissions shall be in MS Word format (.doc or .docx) in Times New Roman font (Main text: size 12 & double spaced, footnote: size 10 & single-spaced).
  4. Co-authorship up to two authors is permitted.
  5. Submission of abstract & full paper shall be made to the organising secretary at kcncwconf2020[at]
  6. The paper or any part thereof should not have been published earlier. Plagiarism will result in disqualification of the entry.
  7. Submission of the full paper is mandatory for paper presentation at the seminar.

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission date: 28 January 2020
  • Last Day of Registration: 8 February 2020
  • Intimation for confirmation: 30 January 2020
  • Full paper submission (mandatory): 8 February 2020

Registration Fee

  1. Faculty Members: ₹1000
  2. Research Scholars: ₹500
  3. Students (PG & UG): No-Fee

Mode of payment (for the registration)

The payment should be made online or by NEFT/RTGS in favour of The Principal, Kalindi College” in:

A/c number: 8670101001650

Bank Name: Canara Bank

Branch Address: Kalindi College, East Patel Nagar.

IFSC code: CNRB0008670


For any further queries related to the seminar kindly send email at kcncwconf2020[at] with the subject: Seminar abstract.

Dr. Anita Tagore – 9868435238

Ms. Karnika Gaur – 9873466342

For the Brochure, click here.

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