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Dr Amit Anand

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Amit Anand


National Eligibility Test (NET), Central Board of Secondary Education

All India Bar Examination

LLM (Human Rights), University of Reading, United Kingdom     

B.A., LLB. (Honours.), National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India

Research overview

My research interests lie in the area of Public International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law and Indian Constitutional Law.

Thesis Title

Unheard and Unnoticed: Violence Against Women in India [A Study of Practice of Witch-hunting, Honour Killing and Devadasi System]

Thesis Outline

My PhD research focuses on Honour Killings, Witch Hunting and the Devadasi System as three major forms of violence against women in India which are generally seen as non-conventional crimes. My research intends to focus upon the role of law and societal norms in the debate on violence against women in India in the backdrop of neglected violent practices towards women.

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