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Centre for Child and Woman Studies

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Centre for Child and Woman Studies

Description & Objectives:

“Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached” is the motto of the Centre for Child and Woman Studies, a specialized Centre, established by Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla, for conducting socio-legal research in the field of rights of women and children. The Centre is created to assist the governments in making better laws and policies pertaining to women and children rights. The Centre aims to serve as a research and training centre in the field of development of women and children. It further aims to initiate and promote regional, national as well as international collaboration, fund-raising for women and children cause. The centre intends to achieve the following objectives:

  • To inculcate awareness and sensitivity about the various women and children related issues among the various stakeholders;
  • To impart comprehensive knowledge in women and children law and policy;
  • To develop understanding on key women and children issues relating to national and international importance;
  • To develop practical skills to facilitate effective implementation of women and children rights;
  • To upgrade competencies by instilling consciousness in legal and other professionals about issues related to woman and child;
  • To conduct various activities to strengthen and empower women and children across the nation.


Dr. Alok Kumar, Associate Professor of Law (Director)
Dr. Sarita, Assistant Professor of Law(Coordinator)
Dr. Ruchi Raj Thakur, Assistant Professor of English(Centre Co-coordinator)
Ms. Akshita Dhiman, Assistant Professor of Psychology (Member)


1. Aadya Pandey (Batch 2019-24)-Convenor
2. Parakram Sehgal (Batch 2020-25)-Co-Convenor
3. Piyush Pandit (Batch 2020-25)-Secretary
4. Akshita Kothari (Batch 2021-26)-Member
5. Vihaan Acharya (Batch 2021-26)-Member
6. Toshya Sidana (Batch 2022-27)-Member
7. Vitasta Sharma (Batch 2022-27)-Member
8. Shreya Thakur (Batch 2022-27)-Member
9. Purab Sharma (Batch 2022-27)-Member
10. Cherr Singhal (Batch 2022-27)-Member
11. Darika Lyngdoh (Batch 2022-27)-Member
12. Surabhi Dixit (Batch 2022-27)-Member
13. Khuishi Mimroth (Batch 2022-27)-Member
14. Megha Shree (Batch 2022-27)-Member
15. Madhav (Batch 2022-27)-Member

Centre for 
Child and Woman Studies
Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla
16 Miles, Shimla-Mandi National Highway, Ghandal, Shimla, H.P. 171014