Webinar on “Journey from Marginalised to Mainstream: The Woes of Transgender in India” (30th June 2020)

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Hello everyone
We hope that you are doing fine and are safe during this pandemic. Knowledge Steez is coming up with webinar on “Journey from Marginalised to Mainstream: The Woes of Transgender in India ” on 30th June, 2020 at 6:00p.m.
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Group 1: https://chat.whatsapp.com/KOe4d1TGJZLF75SBKY8Gu2

Group 2: https://chat.whatsapp.com/KmvPM5B2Axt8zLgDsEAcQS

If you are interested in attending the same. Join only any one of the three groups mentioned above. Do not join all or more than one.

With Regards
Knowledge Steez team


About the Speaker 

Dr. Sangita Laha has done MA (Political Science), MBA (Marketing), LLB, LL.M (Hindu Law) from Patna University, PhD (Law & Gender Justice) from the University of Calcutta. Currently, she is pursuing Post Doctoral Programme and her topic for research is titled “Democratic Decentralisation and Woman’s Participation: A critical study with reference to Panchayati Raj System in India.”She has published a book titled; “Women and Legal Profession– in reference to Indian Context”, ISBN- 978-93-82823-07-0, published by Satyam Law International, New Delhi in 2014.

She was Assistant Professor in West Bengal National Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, Chanakya National Law University, Patna and has worked in Amity Law School, Amity University, Lucknow as Professor and Deputy Director where she was guiding PhD scholars apart from teaching PhD,PG and LLB students..  Currently, she is an Associate Professor (Law)  & Dean of Faculty, since  2018 .She is teaching Family Law I& II in the Under Graduate level and Local self government and Administrative Law at Post Graduate level.One scholar has been awarded PhD under her supervision, while two are doing PhD under her.

She has presented and published several research papers and articles in journals of national and international repute. To cite a few – titled  “Judicial activism in patent laws in India – an analysis of cases” ,Ever greening of Patents {IISN-978-93-82823-04-9},“Substance Use and Abuse in India – A Comparative Study with Other Countries published in International Journal of Arts, Humanities and Management Studies (IJAHMS), ISSN NO: 2395-0692”,“How safe are Women today? Crimes against Women in India” published in Remarking an Analisation   ISSN NO.: 2394-0344, VOL-2, ISSUE-6, September- 2017, “Live-In Relationship-An Analysis through casespublished in International Journal of Arts, Humanities and Management studies,ISSN NO2395-0692, Volume 02, No.06, June 2016 , “Role of Women and Sustainable Development in India – A Comparative Study with ‘South Asian Countries, 2nd International Conference of the NIDA Law for Development, Graduate School of Law, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) Bangkok, Thailand, ISBN (e-book): 978-974-231-948-9, “Women’s participation in Panchayti Raj – An Analysis, Law Review, Vol. 37, no.1 {UGC Approved Journal} {IISN-2349-946X} December 2017. She has  attended the training course in Human Rights and Justice, Bhubaneswar {Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar}and in UGC –sponsored Refresher Course in Law, University of Calcutta { University of Calcutta and UGC }, UGC –sponsored workshop on Business and Human Rights, Kolkata in West Bengal National Juridical Science, Kolkata},Fifth Regional training of teachers workshop, Kolkata {West Bengal National Juridical Sciences, Kolkata and MILAT Trivandrum},UGC sponsored Workshop  for Academic administrators, Kolkata { Jadavpur University },Workshop on Research Methodology, Lucknow {Lucknow University, Lucknow},Legal Awareness Programme on Crime against Women, Lucknow {District legal Services Authority, Lucknow in collaboration with National Commission for Women under the aegis of NALSA}.

She has been invited as a speaker in several programmes and has participated in the discussion on the formation of syllabus on ‘Protection of Child Rights’, Lucknow {The Commission for protection of child rights, Uttar Pradesh and UNICEF at RMNLU, Lucknow}.  Delivered a lecture on ‘Women’s Right to Property- Pre and Post 2005’, {Unity Law and Degree College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh}, ‘Young Women in an Urban Social Construct: The Real Picture’, {Lady Babourne College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata}.

Recently, she was invited as a panelist and spoke onSexual harassment in workforce’ in the 8th National Conference for Women in Police organized by IPS officers in Ranchi, and by the United Nation office for drugs and Crime, South Asian Region for participating on ‘Patterns and Trends of Trafficking in Person in the State’ (Stakeholders Consultation at Lucknow) on 2 April 2019, at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. She was also invited as a Resource Person on Women Studies and Gender Sensitization in the Refresher Course by UGC, MHRD, Ranchi University, Ranchi.

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