Activities

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an invited expert / Speaker by the Center for child rights, NUJS, Kolkata, West Bengal State child protection committee and UNICEF to deliver lecture in the panel on child rights and internet and  hold a session on online exploitation of children on 21st November, 2017. Dr. Halder delivered lecture on Children as consumers and contributors of offensive contents online and role of POCSO Act: a Therapeutic Jurisprudential approach.

  • Executive Director (Honorary) of CCVC, Prof. K. Jaishankar represented CCVC as an Invited EXPERT SPEAKER at the Cybercrime: The Hidden World – International Workshop, November, 13-14, 2017, at Singapore, by the Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Professor Jaishankar spoke on “Interpersonal Cyber Crime Victimization: Findings of Study in Eight Indian Studies”.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an invited expert / Speaker “Securing Cyber Space 2017: A two-day Conclave on Internet Governance and Cyber Security” held during 14th & 15 July, 2017, at Indian International Centre, New Delhi, organized by Policy Perspectives Foundation and Cyber Peace Foundation.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an invited expert / Speaker “2 Days Orientation Course on Criminal Investigation, Criminal Trial & Cyber Laws” held during 10th & 11th June, 2017, organized by High Court of Manipur, Manipur Judicial Academy (MJA), & Manipur State Legal Services Authority (MASLSA). She spoke on “Critical Review of Existing Laws and Lacunas in the Laws for Regulating Cyber Crimes & Victimisation of Women” and “Laws Relating to Electronic Evidence in Investigation and Regulation of Cyber Crimes”.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC at the Round Table Summit on Online Women Saftey at Facebook, New Delhi, Gurgaon office on 30th May, 2017.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an invited expert speaker at the "3rd Annual Stakeholders Conference on Child Sexual Abuse" on 06th of May, 2017 at the Y. B. Chavan Auditorium, Nariman Point, Mumbai, organized by The Foundation, Mumbai, India.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as Presenter at the 6th International & 10th Biennial Conference of the Indian Society of Victimology, 23-25, February, 2017, at Nirma University, Ahmedabad, organized by the Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad and she presented a paper “Who hears the Rape Video Victims? A Critical Analysis of the Victim Participation and Rehabilitation Mechanisms by the Indian Courts”, (with Prof. K. Jaishankar).

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an invited expert speaker at the "Round Table Conference on Creating Safe Cities: Discussion on Strategic Interventions and Innovative Response Mechanisms" on 20th of December, 2016 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, organized by the Centre for Social Research, India.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an invited expert session chair / speaker at the 18th World Congress of Criminology (International Society of Criminology), 15-19, December, 2016, at O.P. Jindal Global University, organized by the Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences, O.P. Jindal Global University, NCR Delhi, India and she chaired a session  "Therapeutic Jurisprudence" and also presented a paper “Transgender Women as Victims of Revenge Porn: Can Therapeutic Jurisprudence offer help?”, (with K. Jaishankar).

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an invited expert speaker at the "THE INDIA ROUND TABLE - Not everyone plays by the Rules in the Digital Playground: Addressing online Child Sexual Exploitation" during 3-4, October 2016 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, organized by International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, Singapore and Tulir, India.

 

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an invited expert speaker at the "Two days State Level Conclave on the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children Act), 2015, with special focus on Children in Conflict with Law", during 7-8, May 2016 at Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam, organized by Guwahati High Court and Assam State Child right protection council and unicef. She spoke on "Issues and Good Practices with regard to Rehabilitation of Children in Conflict with Law."

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an invited expert and Moderator at the "Child Online Safety in India: Expert Consultation" organized by Unicef, New Delhi during 8-9, April 2016.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a Chair of a session at the National Conference on Challenges in Cyber Space at SRM School of Law, Chennai on 19th March, 2016.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a resource person/guest at Suryan FM Tirunelveli on Women's day programme and She hosted the programme "Ithu enga area" "this is our area".... a women special programme aired by Suryan FM on March 7, 2016.

 

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC at the Round Table Summit at Facebook, Hyderabad office on 2nd March, 2016.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a PRESENTER at the Third International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) held during 28-29, January 2016 at Margao, Goa, and she spoke on "Showing Porn and Sexual Harassment".

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a SPEAKER at the National Workshop on "Cyber Bullying" on 18th November 2015 organized by St. Ignatius College of Education, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India and she spoke on "Positive and negative sides of social media".

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a PLENARY SPEAKER at the National Conference on 38th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Criminology (ISC), on "Sex, Power, Crime, and Victims: The Requiro for Policy Shift in India" during 15-16, October 2015 organized by Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmnaim Sundarnar University, Tirunelveli, India and she spoke on "Cyber Space - Sexual Crimes and Victimizations".

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC at the launch of Parent Circle Website, Chennai at ITC Hotel Grand Chola in Chennai on 2nd September 2015. Dr. Debarati Halder is appointed as an (honorary) Expert of www.parentcircle.com

 

  • Executive Director (Honorary) of CCVC, Dr. K. Jaishankar represented CCVC as an Invited KEYNOTE SPEAKER at the 15th World Society of Victimology Symposium, July 5-9, 2015, at Perth, Australia, organized by Victim Support Australia, Angelhands Inc. and supported by Australian Institute of Criminology. Dr. Jaishankar spoke on “Cybercrime Victimization: New Wine into Old Wineskins”.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder and Executive Director (Honorary) of CCVC, Dr. K. Jaishankar represented CCVC at The International Conference on Social Media for Good (organized by Kimse Yok Mu (KYM) an international non-governmental organization) 14-16 May 2015 at Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Debarati Halder and Dr. K. Jaishankar spoke on “Role of Social Media in the Awareness Creation by NGOs' Working on the Prevention of Online Victimization” (Paper selected in a competition; out of 206 submitted papers only 24 was selected for presentation).

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC at the International Conference on "Accompanying social networking in teacher education", held on 26th and 27th March, 2015, organized by Loyola college of Education, Chennai. Dr. Debarati Halder was an Invited SPEAKER and she spoke on "Children of Internet Era: A Critical Analysis of Vulnerability of Children in the Darker Sides of Social Media and WhatsApp".

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC at the International Conference on "Human Computer Interaction - Redefining corporate Paradigms" on 16th February 2015 organized by the Women's Christian College, Chennai. Dr. Debarati Halder was a KEYNOTE SPEAKER and she spoke on "Social Media, Data Swelling and Possible Risks: A Critical Socio-legal Analysis".

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a Resource Person at the UGC National Conference on "ICTs and Development: Prospects and Challenges" on 13th February 2015 organized by the Department of Communication, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. Dr. Debarati Halder spoke on "ICTs and Internet Crimes against Common Individuals in India".

  • Executive Director (Honorary) of CCVC, Dr. K. Jaishankar delivered an invited lecture in the UGC National Seminar on "Recent Trends in Computer Science" held on 12th February 2015 at Sadakathullah Appa College, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India on the Topic “Protection of Youth from Internet Crimes”.

  • Executive Director (Honorary) of CCVC, Dr. K. Jaishankar was an Invited Distinguished Guest Lecturer at Elsevier Distinguished Guest Lecture Series, during 27th to 29th January 2015 at Amity University, Noida, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, New Delhi on the Topic: “Protection of Youth from Internet Crimes”.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a Resource Person at the Workshop on "Deciphering Cyber Crime from Indian Youth", on 15.12.2014 at J. P. College of Arts and Science, Ayikudy, Tenkasi, Tamil Nadu, India. Dr. Debarati Halder spoke on "Internet and Digital Crimes: Challenges and Ways for the Youth".

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Debarati Halder represented CCVC at the National Conference on “Corruption and Anti-Corruption: Perceptions, Assessments and Prescriptions” (CACPAP - 2014) Sponsored by Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi held during 10 - 12 December, 2014, Organized by the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. Dr. Debarati Halder spoke on "Digital Surveillance Laws".

  • Executive Director (Honorary) of CCVC, Dr. K. Jaishankar represented CCVC as an Invited Speaker at the International Cyber Security Summit, December 1-2, 2014, at Doha, Qatar, organized by Tangent Link, UK and supported by Ministry of Defence & Ministry of ICT, Qatar. Dr. Jaishankar spoke on “Cyber crime Issues in Asia and the Middle East”.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an Invited Expert Panelist and collaborator at the One day National Seminar on ‘Cyber Crime in the Twenty-First Century in India’, organized by the Department of Sociology, Women’s Christian College India, 28th November 2014.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an Invited Expert Speaker at the National workshop on Combating Cybercrime: Indian Perspective, organized by the KIIT School of Law, KIIT University, Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, 1st & 2nd November 2014.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as an Invited Expert Panelist at the Workshop on Cyber Crime, organized at the North Eastern Police Academy, Umsaw, Meghalaya, India (for SI-Dy.SP level police officers) on 18th October 2014.

 

  • Executive Director (Honorary) of CCVC, Dr. K. Jaishankar represented CCVC as an Invited Plenary Speaker  at the Fourth International and Eighth Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Victimology (ISV), organized by the Department of Criminology, University of Madras, Chennai, India, during 9-11, October 2014. Dr. Jaishankar spoke on “Child Victimization on the Internet”.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a Presenter at the Fourth International and Eighth Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Victimology (ISV), organized by the Department of Criminology, University of Madras, Chennai, India, during 9-11, October 2014.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a Expert Panelist at the Consultation on “Ways and Means to safeguard Women from Cyber Crimes in India”, organized by National Commission for Women, New Delhi at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 23rd July, 2014.

  • Managing Director Dr. Debarati Halder participated in a Discussion on "Cyber Crimes" as an expert in the leading video streaming, interactive news conversation portal IndiaPost Live  on 21st July 2014.

     

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a Expert Panelist at the Expert Consultation on Legislative and Executive Action to Improve Security of Children in Cyber Space, organized by KERALA STATE COMMISSION FOR PROTECTION OF CHILD RIGHTS, Thiruvananthapuram on 28th February 2014.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Dr. Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a resource person at the Digital Media and Gender Violence: A colloquium, organised by Prajnya, Chennai on 9th December 2013.

  • Executive Director (Honorary) of CCVC, Dr. K. Jaishankar represented CCVC as an Invited Speaker at the International Seminar on Cybercrime “Rethinking Cybercrime”, October 17-18, 2013, at Elche, Spain, organized by CRIMINA, Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Spain. Dr. Jaishankar spoke on “Interpersonal Cyber Crime Victimization in India: Preliminary results of a Survey”.


 

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a resource person at the Workshop: Students and Social Media held in Chennai, organised by Loyola College, Chennai on 17th October 2013.

  • Executive Director (Honorary) of CCVC, K. Jaishankar represented CCVC as a Forum Panelist at the World Crime Forum-1st Asian Regional Conference - Information Society and Cybercrime: Challenges for Criminology and Criminal Justice, June 20, 2013 at Seoul, Republic of Korea, organized by the Korean Institute of Criminology and the International Society for Criminology. Dr. Jaishankar spoke on “Cyber Victimization: Interpersonal Attacks on the Internet”.

 

Dr. K. Jaishankar, Executive Director (Honorary), CCVC, wins NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientist Award 2012 – Social Sciences


   

In the photo: Mr. S. Jaipal Reddy, Honorable Minister of Science & Technology of the Ministry of Earth Sciences India gives the award to Dr. K. Jaishankar. Youngsuk "Y.S." Chi, Chairman of Elsevier looks on.

The National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) (founded 1930) and Elsevier’s Scopus Young Scientist Award Committee 2012, selected Dr. K. Jaishankar, Executive Director (Honorary) - CCVC and Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India as the Winner of “NASI Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2012 – Social Sciences”.
    2012 Awardees were selected in nine disciplines, viz., Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth, Oceanographic & Environmental Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, and Social Sciences. The Award Committee received several applications in the Social Sciences Category from different academic and research institutions across the country, from which the panelists short listed 4 candidates including Dr. Jaishankar after intensive deliberations and scrutiny.
    Elsevier provided quantitative analysis using data from SciVerse Scopus, while subject experts from across India assisted in looking at qualitative aspects of the research work of the candidate. The panel looked at: the quality and number of publications, fellowships of academies, awards and grants received, relevance of the scientific work and its outcome, and the overall presentation and discussion at the in person meeting. Special consideration was also given to novel ideas and innovations which have potential for future research.
    Following presentations and a questions and answers session, the panel was unanimous in selecting Dr. K. Jaishankar as the winner of “NASI Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2012 – Social Sciences”. The Key notes given by the panellists in support of Dr. Jaishankar's award was: Pioneering and collaborative research work, clarity and grasp on the subject work domain and highly aware of related contemporary issues. He was felicitated with a trophy, a citation and INR 75,000/- by Mr. S. Jaipal Reddy, Honorable Minister of Science & Technology of the Ministry of Earth Sciences India in a ceremony, held on 5th August 2013 at The Park Hotel, New Delhi.

Awareness programs in Schools

Ms. Debarati Halder, the Managing Director of CCVC delivered an awareness lecture for the Parents and Students of Pushpalata Vidya Mandir (An Elite School in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India) on Online Social Networking and its problems.

Lecture by Debarati Halder, Managing Director, CCVC

Lecture by Debarati Halder, Managing Director, CCVC

Supported Conferences / Seminars/ Workshops / Knowledge partnership

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a resource person at the Second International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) conducted during 11 - 13, January, 2013 at Kanyakumari Tamil Nadu, India. The Conference was organized by the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) and Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.

 

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Debarati Halder represented CCVC as a resource person at the One day workshop on "Violence against Women" organized by the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, in collaboration with Centre for study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Women's Studies Centre and South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology on 30th January 2013 held at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Debarati Halder represented CCVC at the National Seminar on Violence against Women: Promoting Gender Justice held on 8th March 2013 at Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumpudur.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Debarati Halder represented CCVC at the panel discussion on "Violence Against Women" on the occasion of "International Day for the Elimination Violence Against Women" held on 25th November 2012 at Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumpudur.

  • Managing Director of CCVC, Debarati Halder and Dr. K. Jaishankar represented CCVC at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Jaishankar was a Discussant in the Opening Discussion: Focusing on victims of crime – Comparing crime patterns and improving practice. Researchers’ advice to policy” (11th June 2012, along with Victor Jammers, Policy Director, Victim Support Netherlands, Beatrice Ask, Swedish Minister for Justice, Paula Teixeria da Cruz, the Portugese Minister for Justice, Professor Jan van Dijk, the Netherlands, Professor Vesna Nicolic-Ristanovic, Serbia, and Professor Sandra Walklate, UK). He also chaired two sessions and presented two papers at the Conference. Debarati Halder presented a paper titled “Cyber Crime and Victim turned Offenders : An analysis of impact of victimisation and coping mechanisms of women victims.”

Managing Director of CCVC, Debarati Halder represented CCVC at the International Conference on Exploring the Linkages between Drug Usage and Criminal Victimization, Organized by the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India, in Collaboration with National Institute of Social Defence (NISD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi, during 8-10, 2012 at Tirunelveli, India. Debarati Halder spoke on "Drug Usage, Internet and Criminal Victimization".

Executive Director of CCVC, K. Jaishankar represented CCVC at the International Conference on “Cybercrime: Global Phenomenon and its Challenges”, organized by the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme (ISPAC), in cooperation with United Nations office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) & Korean Institute of Criminology (KIC) during December 2 – 4, 2011 at Courmeyeur, Mont Blanc, Italy. Dr. Jaishankar spoke on "Patterns of Cyber Victimization".

National Symposium on Cyber Crimes: Trends and Issues, March 10-11, Tirunelveli, India.

Lecture by Debarati Halder, Managing Director, CCVC

Lecture by Debarati Halder, Managing Director, CCVC

First International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology, January 15-17, Jaipur, India.

Debarati Halder, Managing Director, CCVC presenting a flower bogey to Professor Rai King, University of Cambridge UK, at the SASCV conference.

CCVC as Knowledge Partner at the SASCV conference.

 

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