Call For Papers : One Day E- International Seminar on ” Human Trafficking, Slavery and Exploitation” ( 24th December, 2022) organized by Verdictnow, KIIT School of Law Bhubaneswar, ST. Wilfred College of Law, Panvel, Mumbai, Seedling School of Law & Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur and ProBono India – Submit Abstract by 5th December, 2022

Call For Papers : One Day E- International Seminar on ” Human Trafficking, Slavery and Exploitation” ( 24th December, 2022) organized by Verdictnow, KIIT School of Law Bhubaneswar, ST. Wilfred College of Law, Panvel, Mumbai, Seedling School of Law & Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur and ProBono India – Submit Abstract by 5th December, 2022

About the Organisers

About Verdictnow: “Verdict Now” Your Rights Come First, is a platform designed to help law students, academicians/ researchers, and scholars in their growth journey. We aim to keep everyone abreast of the latest developments, rulings, and potential job opportunities in the field of law. Verdict Now also provides a platform for law aspirants to exchange ideas with various legal experts by organising national and international seminars, and competitions like debates, moot courts, judgement writing competitions, and MUN conferences, among others. Verdictnow is a body of Jurists, Advocates, Academicians and Students running for the purpose of enhancing legal academics and legal awareness in the society and in the practice of the same.

About KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar: KIIT School of Law (KLS) was established in the year 2007 By the KIIT deemed to be University to meet the growing demand for legal professionals in the wake of globalization and rapid expansion of India’s economy. Since then, KLS is contributing to the legal fraternity. It is an acclaimed Institution today with International Recognition. Since its inception, KLS has been appreciated for providing quality legal education and legal skills training to students drawn from across the nation and abroad. The School is in collaboration with many leading international law education Consortiums including the International Association of Law Schools, Washington, USA and the Asia-Pacific Association of Law Schools, Australia. It also has MoU with Northumbria University, School of Law, U. K., Miami University, USA, Dong A University, Korea. The School is presently ranked 10th in India for 2021, as per the ranking list released by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. of India).

About St. Wilfred’s College of Law, Panvel, Mumbai: St. Wilfred’s College of Law is one of the Leading Law Colleges situated in Panvel. St. Wilfred’s College of Law is committed to the advancement of knowledge and learning and is catering to becoming a centre for excellence in legal studies. St. Wilfred’s Education Society with a mission to bring out professionally competent lawyers of high calibre to suit the needs of the corporate and modern society. St. Wilfred’s College of Law aims at maintaining a high academic standard to equip the students with a profound knowledge of the law and to make them think in terms of achieving great heights in the realms of law. It has an administrative block, academic block, moot court hall, seminar hall, and computer laboratory.

About Seedling School of Law & Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur: This Law School is the pathway to an intellectually challenging, personally gratifying, and financially rewarding professional and personal life. Legal professionals from this School are known problem-solvers and innovators who are willing to take on new responsibilities, tackle ever-evolving challenges, master new technologies, and navigate effortlessly through a complex and dynamic legal system. The School is a leader and innovator of legal education in India and is one of the top law colleges conducting moot court activity in the country. The vibrant community at the school values people, their expertise, and skills to provide for a healthy intellectual exchange. The School was established and founded by one of the Legal Luminaries of India, (Late) Prof V.S. Mani, and it runs programs along the pattern of the best National Law Schools of the country.

About ProBono India: Founded in October 2016 with an aim to integrate legal aid and awareness initiatives – ProBono India has ventured into different avenues viz. legal aid, legal awareness, legal intervention, legal journalism, legal activism etc. – all with the underlying objective of contributing to the positive development of the society with a strong socio-legal approach. The activities at ProBono India include active dissemination of legal information via the medium of its official website, rolling internship programmes for law students to help them develop a holistic personality with a socio-legal approach to their professional personality, and interviews with eminent personalities working at the ground-level offering insights into their successful projects, providing a platform to promote and publish the art of research and legal writing, amongst many others.


  • Criminology in human trafficking;
  • The role of government in combating human trafficking;
  • The role of NGO in combating human trafficking;
  • The theory and practice of resistance, rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration;
  • Women’s coalition against violence and exploitation;
  • The challenges and complications of prevention, prosecution, and policy intervention;
  • Labor trafficking;
  • Trafficking of Women and Children: Historical Perspective;
  • Trafficking of Women and Children: International Legal Framework;
  • The relationships between human trafficking, prostitution, gender and/or sexuality;
  • Trafficking of women and children: National Legal Perspective;
  • Functional Evaluation of the Role of National Law Enforcement Agencies;
  • Trafficking of Women and Children: Role of Civil Society;
  • Trafficking of Women and Children: Public Alertness and Awareness;
  • Role of Police in Human Trafficking: Protector v. Perpetrator;
  • Policy and Laws on Trafficking in Human Beings in India;
  • Transnational Human Trafficking: India’s Stand;
  • Gender Justice in Human Trafficking;
  • Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Human Trafficking;

Note: These Themes are not exhaustive; Authors are open to work on any topic related to the above-mentioned theme.

Procedure for Submission of Abstracts:

  • Abstract (of about 250 words) should be sent as an attachment in a word file. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed before they are accepted.
  • The following information, in the given format, should be sent along with the Abstract:
  • Name of the Participant, Official Designation/Institution Details, Address and Email id, Title of Abstract
  • Submit your abstract to [email protected]

Guidelines for Paper Submission:

  • The title of the paper should be followed by Name, Designation, Name of the Organization / University / Institution and Email address. It is mandatory to mention your Email address, as all future correspondence will be through it;
  • Name and details of Co-author, if any;
  • Chapter: The chapter should be in Times New Roman 12-point font and double-spaced. The main Title should be in full capitals, bold and centred 12-point font. Sub-titles should be in sentence case, bold and 12-point font. Author’s names should be in small capitals and centered 12-point font Footnotes should be in Times New Roman 12-point font;
  • Citation Format: Please use footnotes rather than endnotes. Footnotes should conform to The Indian Law Institute, New Delhi Style;
  • Submission of the abstract: A covering letter with the name(s) of the author(s) and address, designation, institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript and contact information (email, phone, etc.) is compulsory to submit.
  • All submissions must contain an abstract of not more than 300 words with 5 Minimum Keywords;
  • Originality of Manuscripts: All the contributions should be the original work of the contributors and should not have been submitted for consideration in any other Publication. Any plagiarized work will be out-rightly rejected;
  • The paper should be typed in MS WORD format (preferably 2007 or 2010);
  • The paper must be in single column lay out with margins justified on both sides;
  • The length of the paper should not be below 4,000 words (including footnotes) and Should not Exceed more than 10,000 (Including Footnotes).

Publication Opportunity

Selected will be published in the book bearing ISBN (If Paper will be Selected for Publication in Book bearing ISBN, Contributor have to Contact Publisher and will have to pay the charge if anyone wishes to procure Hard Copy of Book as per bill raised by Publisher).


StudentRs. 500/-
Faculty/Professional/Research Scholar/OtherRs 700/-

Both Author and Co-Author have to register separately.


Submission of Abstract 5th December 2022
Confirmation of Abstract Selection 8th December 2022
Last date of Registration15th December 2022
Submission of Draft Paper (Proposed Paper)18th December 2022
Seminar Date24th December 2022
Submission of Final Paper10th February 2023
Publication of Selected PaperJune 2023

Payment Details

Payment can be made through RTGS/NEFT or by using various online channels such as Paytm, Google pay etc.

Gpay Number – 9667822453

Bank Details

Name of holder – Ms Akansha Mittal 

Account Number – 10082488190
IFSC Code – IDFB0080158

Note: Kindly take the screenshot or receipt of payment to upload in the google form while registering.

Who Should Attend?

Students, Research Scholars/Faculties/Academicians, Corporate Delegates, Business entities, and Lawyers.

Rules for the Presentation:

  • No abstract or full paper shall be accepted after the last date of submission respectively;
  • Participants/Paper Presenters have to register after the acceptance of abstract with payment of required fees;
  • For participation, registration is mandatory on confirmation of the participation. Only registered participants will be allowed to take part in Conference;
  • All the registered participants will be provided a participation certificate;
  • Event will be hosted through Zoom/Cisco-Webex or any other Online Platform.;
  • Technical sessions will be organized through Google Meet/ Zoom/Cisco-Webex or any other Online Platform.

Organizing Committee

  1. Prof. (Dr.) Yugal Kishore, Adjunct Professor of Law, KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar (Convenor)
  2. Mr. Paras Aneja, Assistant Professor of Law, Seedling School of Law & Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur (Convenor)
  3. Ms. Akansha Mittal, Founder & Managing Director, Verdictnow

HELPLINE:+91-9667822453 (VerdictNow Office)

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