Call for Chapters: Book on Breaking the Silence: A Journey Though the POCSO Act

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Call for Chapters: Book on Breaking the Silence: A Journey Though the POCSO Act

 About the Book

Lex Assisto Media and Publications invites contributions for an upcoming book titled “Breaking the Silence: A Journey through the POCSO Act.” This book aims to explore the multifaceted dimensions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, shedding light on its legal provisions, implementation challenges, and societal impact.

As a crucial legal framework designed to safeguard children from sexual assault, harassment, and pornography, the POCSO Act plays a pivotal role in ensuring the well-being and protection of vulnerable individuals. The book seeks to offer comprehensive insights into this legislation, providing readers with a nuanced understanding of its significance and implications.

Contributions are invited from legal scholars, practitioners, academicians, researchers, psychologists, social workers, and policymakers. Authors are encouraged to provide insightful analyses, empirical research, practical perspectives, and innovative solutions related to the POCSO Act. The book aims to serve as a comprehensive resource for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of this critical legislation and its implications for the protection of children from sexual offences.

Name of the Book

Breaking the Silence: A Journey through the POCSO Act

Theme

Offences against Children

Sub-Theme

  • International legal framework governing protection of children from sexual offences
  • Sexual Offences against Children in India – Causes and Socio-Cultural Impact
  • Evolution of child protection legislations leading to the Laws emergence of POCSO
  • POCSO Act: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Needs
  • Overview and objectives of the POCSO Act
  • Offences under the POCSO Act
  • Role of Special Courts
  • Role of Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Role of Key Stakeholders
  • Role of Judiciary
  • Challenges and shortcomings in effective implementation of the POCSO Act (Including issues related to investigation and prosecution)
  • Assistance Programs and Rehabilitation for Victims under the POCSO Act
  • Role of awareness and advocacy in promoting rehabilitation, accountability and prevention
  • Strengthening International Cooperation
  • Learning from Global Efforts in Child Protection

*Note – Any other topic of relevance relating to the theme

Submission Guidelines

  1. The Manuscript should be within the word limit of maximum 3500 words.
  2. The article shall be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12, 1.5 line spacing.
  3. The Footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Size 10 single line spacing.
  4. Maximum of Two Authors are allowed.
  5. Citation Format: Please use footnotes rather than endnotes. Footnotes should conform to Bluebook Citation Format.
  6. Submission of the Cover Letter: A Cover Letter with the Name of the Author, Designation, Institution/ affiliation, the Title of the Manuscript and Contact Information (email, phone, etc.) is compulsory to submit with the Manuscript.
  7. Submission of the Abstract: Submission of abstract should not be more than 250-300 words. (The abstract shall be a part of the Manuscript)
  8. 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. The manuscript should be only in Microsoft Word Format. The paper should not be plagiarized, and free from grammatical, spelling and other errors. If any plagiarism found more than 10%, the article shall be rejected.
  9. Upon acceptance of your article for publication in the book, you hereby transfer, assign, and convey to Lex Assisto, its successors, assigns, and legal representatives, all copyright and ownership rights in and to the submitted content. This includes, but is not limited to, the right to reproduce, distribute, display, and make derivative works based on the content.

Where to Submit

  • Submit your original, unpublished submissions here Click Here
  • Authors are instructed to initially submit the abstract only. After the notification on acceptance of abstract, the authors will have to submit the final manuscript.

Format

The format of the book shall be in Print with ISBN.

Submission Fees

There is No Submission/ Publication Fee.

(However, if they wish to purchase a Hard Copy of the Book & Certificate, they need to pay a nominal charge as decided by the publisher).

Important Dates & Events

  • Abstract Submission- 10th May, 2024
  • Abstract Acceptance Notification- 11th May, 2024
  • Full Chapter Submission- 31st May, 2024
  • Acceptance/Revision Notification- 09th June, 2024
  • Revised Chapter Submission- 12th June, 2024
  • Acceptance/ Rejection Mail- 14th June, 2024

Our Editors

  • Priyansha Singh Dixit, Research Scholar, Department of Legal Studies and Research, Barkatullah University, Bhopal (M.P.)
  • Sanghmitra Parihar, Research Scholar, National Law Institute University, Bhopal (M.P.)
  • Tanmay Singh Thakur (NET JRF), Advocate, M.P. High Court

Publisher

Lex Assisto Media & Publications

Reach Us

For more Info/ Query – submissions.pocsoact@gmail.com | +91 9470986311 | +91-7595828909