August 1, 2021

Free Webinar| by RGNUL on Debunking Rape Myths and Stereotypes on Aug 30: Registrations Open!

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RGNUL’s Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Rights (CASIHR) undertakes activities to promote advanced study and research in the emerging trends in Human Rights.

Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Rights (CASIHR) of the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL) is organizing a one day International Webinar.

Theme

Debunking Rape Myths and Stereotypes: Safeguarding Human Rights

Sub-themes-

  • Revisiting Gender Neutrality in Rape Laws: Need for Reforms
  • Societal Perception of Rape and Human Rights of Victim
  • Victim-blaming in Indian Courts
  • Myths and Stereotypes in Rape Prosecution

Speakers

  • Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mohan Peiris (Former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, Attorney General (Retd.))
  • Professor (Dr.) G.S. Bajpai, (Registrar, National Law University, Delhi)
  • Advocate Seema Kushwaha, (Advocate, Supreme Court of India)
  • Advocate Ashima Mandla, (Advocate, Supreme Court of India)

Schedule for the Webinar

  1. 11:00 AM-11:05 AM: Inaugural Address by Professor (Dr.) Naresh Kumar Vats
  2. 11:05 AM-11:25 AM: Advocate Ashima Mandla, (Advocate, Supreme Court of India)
  3. 11:25 AM-11:45 AM: Advocate Seema Kushwaha, (Advocate, Supreme Court of India)
  4. 11:45 AM-12:05 PM: Professor (Dr.) G.S. Bajpai, (Registrar, National Law University, Delhi)
  5. 12:05 PM-12:25 PM: Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mohan Peiris
  6. 12:25 PM-12:55 PM: Question/Answer Round
  7. 12:55 PM-1:00 PM: Vote of Thanks/Valedictory

Eligibility

All students, professionals, scholars, policy enthusiasts as well interested persons are encouraged to apply.

Important Details

  • Date and Time of the event: 30th August 2020 at 11.00 AM.
  • Digital Platform for the event: WebEx.
  • There is no registration fee for the webinar.
  • Participants shall be given e-certificates on the completion of the webinar.

How to Register?

Participants have to register themselves by filling this google form.

Contact Details

E-mail ID: [email protected]

Priya Agrawal: +91– 8146416788

Shristi Sharma: +91– 9717087422

Swantika Kumar Rajvanshi: +91– 7347394856

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