Call for Papers: National Seminar on Socio-Legal Aspects of Combating Acid Attack by JMI, Delhi on Jan 24: Submit by Jan 21


Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia proposes to organize a One Day National Seminar in collaboration with National Commission for Women on Socio-Legal Aspects of Combating Acid Attack in India, to be held on January 24, 2018 for which papers are invited from interested stakeholders.

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

Objects and Justification

The proposed 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 acid attacks.

Hence, this seminar is basically intended to open discussion in the following relevant areas.

1. Social Exclusion of acid victims
2. Laws dealing with acid attack
3. Deterrence as a means of combating acid attack
4. Rehabilitation of Acid attack victims like access to employment.
5. 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

Important Dates

Interested Participants may email a line of interest of the theme on which they intend to present a paper by January 10, 2018.

Abstracts can be sent by January 21, 2018.

Full papers should be emailed a week before the seminar to [email protected]

Reviewed Full Papers would be published after the seminar.


Seminar Coordinator

Dr. Saadiya, Assistant Professor, [email protected]

Prof. Nuzhat Parveen Khan, Dean, Faculty of Law, [email protected]
Phone: 011-26981717 Extn: 3100; 3101; 3102, 3110

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