Conference on Protection of Child Rights in Digital Age
According to Abraham Lincoln “The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today. Never let your correspondence fall behind”. Keeping this viewpoint in mind faculty members and students of K.R Mangalam University from the School of Legal Studies participated in Awareness Campaign on Prevention of Drug and Substance Abuse, Training cum Workshop and Delhi State Conference on the subject “Protection of Child Rights in Digital Age” on 15th September, 2018 at NDMC Convention Centre, Sansad Marg, New Delhi.
The very motto of attending the Conference was to create awareness among our students towards society. The Session was inaugurated by eminent personalities of different arena namely, Charanjit Singh, Metropoliton Magistrate and Hon’ble Secretary, New Delhi, DLSA, Rajendar Dhar, Addl.Commissioner (Labour), Govt.of Delhi, Rajiv Ranjan, Addl.CP,Delhi Police, Prem Bagga, President, Bhagidari, JSS, Anupma Ranjan, Chairperson, Human Foundation, Bharat Bhusan, Vice President, Bhagidari, JSS and Vijay Gaur, Chief Programming Convener. All of the above speakers delivered a talk on protection of child rights in this era of digitalization, current measures adopted for child protection, child safety procedures, role of different activists in preventing child molestation and sexual harassment due to the advancement of technology.
Students of SOLW, K.R Mangalam University attended the session very sincerely and actively responded to the information provided by the dignitaries. The faculty members of SOLW, Dr. Kaveri Sharma and Ms.Sulakshana Mukherjee delivered a speech on the same topic “Protection of Child Rights in Digital Age”. Their viewpoints and oratory skills were applauded by all.
The Conference ended with a key note that self-awareness is highly essential to prevent any kind of crime in the society. However, it was mentioned that digitalization serves as a boon or a bane and it is up to the general citizen to use or misuse its power.
The most significant feature of the day was receiving mementos for “Outstanding Contribution” of K.R Mangalam University in the legal field which added more glamour and honour to the School of Legal Studies.