O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), in association with World Society of Victimology (WSV) and Indian Society of Victimology (ISV), is organising the 15th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice at its University campus in Sonipat from October 23rd – November 4th, 2017. Prof. Dr. Marc Groenhuijsen, President, World Society of Victimology, Prof G.S. Bajpai, President, Indian Society of Victimology and Prof. Dr. Robert Peacock, the Nestor of victimology in Africa and many other leading experts from across the world will be participating in the course. The forum will also witness participation of postgraduate students, researchers, lawyers and academicians.
Over 50 delegates and 40 faculty members from USA, India, Australia, Netherlands, Germany, Bangladesh and Bulgaria are participating in the course, which is being held in India for the first time. The thirteen days postgraduate course focuses on Victimology and victim assistance in an international setting. The sessions specifically focus on pertinent areas like avoidance of secondary victimisation, principles of interventions for crime victims, victimisation in India, principles of victim assistance, victimisation of juveniles, structural victimisation, cyber-victimisation, rape victims, mediation, restoration and compensation, restorative justice in India, victims of communal violence, sex trafficking, prison victimisation and female genital mutilation.
World Society of Victimology, Indian Society of Victimology, National Law University (Delhi), University of Madras, Manonmaniam Sundarnar University, Raksha Shakthi University are among the knowledge partners for this course.