CALL FOR PAPERS: International Conference on “Human Rights: Challenges during Covid-19”

Date: 27th September 2020

Organised by: Youth for Human Rights International- India Chapter



  • Challenges to Human Rights during Covid-19
  • Right to education & Covid-19
  • Human Rights of Women and Children
  • Status of Indigenous People and Minorities with special reference to the violations of their Human Rights
  • Human Rights and Terrorism
  • Human Rights violation of Migrant Workers
  • Human Rights of Aged and Disabled
  • Human Rights violation faced by HIV/ AIDS Positive Tested people
  • Violation of Human Rights as a result of Environment Deterioration
  • Human Trafficking and Bride Trafficking
  • Freedom, Justice, Peace, and Human Rights Today
  • Women in Conflict, Refugee Crisis and Gender Justice
  • Gender sensitivity of the justice delivery mechanisms
  • State responsibility to protect gender discrimination
  • Women’s property and inheritance rights
  • Gender discrimination in marriage and divorce 
  • Gender-based violence
  • Role of society in curbing gender injustice
  • Gender Injustice on social media
  • Women’s representation and participation in politics/justice
  • Challenges to Legal aid for gender protection
  • Challenges to Legal protection of third gender
  • Role of NGOs in advocacy of Human Rights
  • Constitutional Rights and Safeguards Provided to the Vulnerable Groups in India
  • Legal services for under-trial prisoners, women/child victim of trafficking and juveniles in juvenile justice system
  • Role of NGOs in advocacy for Human Rights
  • Enforcement Mechanism and Protective Laws: National Perspective
  • Constitutional Rights and Safeguards provided to the vulnerable groups in India
  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and LGBTQ Rights
  • Religion, Culture and Human Dignity
  • Protection of Children from Sexual Offences: A Socio-Legal Analysis with Special Reference to POCSO Act and Protection of Human Rights
  • Gender Diversity in corporate Governance
  • Migration crises and human rights
  • Climate change, Environmental justice and Human Rights
  • Persistent poverty, Rising inequality, and Human rights
  • Corporate capture of the regulatory state: Implications for human rights and International law
  • Business and Human Rights

    Kindly note: – The above list is not exhaustive and the sessionproposals can be on any title related to Human Rights.

    Submit the soft copy of the Session Proposal/ Abstract at

Submission Guidelines

1. Word limit for the Session Proposal:400-500 words

2. The length of full paper including tables, diagrams, illustrations, references, etc. should be 2500-8000 words. The paper should be typed in Times New Roman, font size 12 with 1.5 linespacing.

2.  The footnotes must be typed in Times New Roman, font size 10 with single spacing. The margin of 1 inch on all sides must be maintained throughout the paper.

3. Bluebook 20th Edition/APA shall be strictly followed for Footnoting and referencing.

4.  The session proposal and the full paper should be submitted in soft copy and shall be sent to with the subject line “Full Paper – International Conference”.

5. All submissions should be sent in .doc/.docx format only.


Important Dates

Submission of Session Proposal: 22nd September 2020

Acceptance of Session Proposal: 2-3days of submission

Conference Date:  27th September 2020


Registration Fee

Students and research scholars Presenters : 600 INR

For academicians and professional presenters : 800 INR

For international participant presenters :  30 US

attendees non presenter :  400 INR 


  • Mode of payment will be mailed to the participants after selection of their session proposal/Abstract. 
  • Certificates will be awarded to all people including Non-presenters but attendees.
  • Co-Authors have to register separately (Maximum of two co-authors are allowed).


Student Convenor: Aastha Chahal (Ph: +91-9953847915 )


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