VIDHI PARIVARTAN’S WEBINAR ON “SHADOW PANDEMIC: CONTEMPLATING RISE IN DOMESTICE VIOLENCE DURING COVID-19”: JULY 31, 2021
ABOUT VIDHI PARIVARTAN
Vidhi Parivartan is a legal platform that seeks to hone the skill sets of all the budding lawyers, aid the law students in all possible manner by optimum utilization of resources available at their disposal and thereby empower the legal fraternity eventually. The platform aspires to undertake host of short, medium and long-term activities and programmes for the legal community to enhance their professional, academic, extra-academic progression.
It’s committed for the cause of empowering especially the first-generation lawyers who face innumerable hardships in the profession. Moreover, it aims to live up to its motto of ‘Nyaydaanam Shreshtam Daanam’ through every activity that it undertakes.
ABOUT THE WEBINAR
One in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence mostly by an intimate partner. Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation. Before the pandemic, 243 million women and girls, aged 15-49 experienced sexual and/or physical violence by an intimate partner in the past year. Since the pandemic, violence against women, especially domestic violence has intensified. Emerging data and reports from those on the front lines have shown that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, have intensified.
This is the Shadow Pandemic growing amidst the COVID-19 crisis and we need a global collective effort to stop it. As COVID-19 cases continue to strain health services, essential services, such as domestic violence shelters and helplines, have reached capacity. More needs to be done to prioritize addressing violence against women in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.
Everyone has a role to play. So, we at Vidhi Parivartan are organizing a webinar cum discussion on “Shadow Pandemic: Contemplating Rise in Domestic Violence during Covid19”. Join in for an informative session.
Mr. Ahmar Afaq, Assistant Professor, Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur
Ahmar Afaq is an Assistant Professor at Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur. He has nearly six years of teaching experience at some of the premium law colleges such as Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad and Aligarh Muslim University. He was the founder head of the Centre for Human Rights at SLS, Hyderabad. His areas of interest are Family Law, Human Rights and National Security Laws. Apart from teaching, his passion spills into the areas of research.
He has a vast experience in research and he has contributed his research articles in papers in some of the well-known and established journals and has four books to his name apart from presenting papers at National and International conferences. He is also working as an editor in various reputed journals and has conducted numerous lectures and seminars on varied topics. He played a significant role in a research project which was conducted by the Edinboro University, USA on Rohingya Refugees and Tribal Research Centre, Tamil Nadu on cultural practices of the Nilgiris Tribes.
Shadow Pandemic: Contemplating Rise in Domestic Violence during Covid-19.
The webinar will be conducted online.
Platform: Microsoft Teams
31st July, 2021 (Sunday)
DURATION AND TIMINGS OF THE WEBINAR
Time: 3:00 PM Onwards
Duration: 60 min to 80 min (including Q & A session)
- Undergraduate Law Students
- Legal Professionals
A phone/tablet/laptop and a stable internet connection
REGISTRATION FORM LINK
For registration, CLICK HERE
The webinar is Free for all.
For any queries or clarifications feel free to contact:
Saloni Sancheti: Manager, Organizing Committee
Email ID: [email protected]
Phone Number: 8499953410
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