Balance For Better Writing Competition on Indian Laws and Indian Society: Sufficient to Save Our Women?

Balance For Better Writing Competition on Indian Laws and Indian Society

Jus Dicere is organizing a National Writing Competition in an effort to provide a forum to discuss the various facets of Indian Laws towards Women Safety.


Everyday is Women’s Day, March 8 is just when we acknowledge it a little more.

Women play different roles in your life and the world wouldn’t be the same without them, nothing would exist. Each woman is different and plays different roles professionally, but what remains common is that at the end of the day, no matter what her professional roles are, there are personal roles that she plays irrespective. The role of a care-giver, the role of a protector, the role of being your home in a single person, the warmth, the radiance, the comfort that only she can bring.

The question we urge to ask today is do we give her the respect and protection she deserves? Have we as a society reached the point where our women are able to realise their full potential without any dogmas pulling them down.

We invite submissions on Indian Laws and Indian Society: Sufficient to Save Our Women? This encompasses everything that we as a society through our laws and authorities do for the women of our country. From ensuring their good health to ensuring their freedom to choose how to live, from their right to education both primary and higher to being able to work in a secure environment free from the fear of harassment and where the things that define her womanhood i.e. the ability to give birth, or the fact that she bleeds for it one cycle every month does not come before her talent and capabilities.

These submissions should include how far the laws in India and the spirit of judiciary have come to stand by the women of the country and what more needs to be done in this regard. We invite Original Ideas with Pragmatic Solutions in around 1000 words.

Suggested Topics

  • Corporate Governance: Shouldn’t Women Play a Bigger Role?
  • Sexual Harassment Laws: Is Overriding Her Initiative For Reasons of Marriage and Pregnancy Harassment?
  • Irrattional Expectations on Female Grooming in the Airline Industry: Need for Legal Change?
  • Rape Laws in India: Gender Nuetrality in favour of women?
  • Objectification of Women: New Guidelines for Censor Board?
  • Claims of Rapes in Defence Forces: No more Blind Eyes
  • Cyber Stalking and Impersonation: New Age Molestation?
  • Cyber Safety for Women: Making Social Media Platforms More Secure
  • Right to choose her Partner: Fresh Take on Honour Killing Laws
  • Changing the Education System: A curriculum that teaches to respect and the repurcussions when you don’t

Who Can Participate

Participant should be above 18 years of age & enrolled in any Law School recognized by Bar Council of India.


  • Winner will be awarded Cash Prize of ₹15000/-, Gift hamper, Cash Coupon of 2000/- from Jus Dicere* & Certificate of Merit with Internship Opportunity.
  • Runner-up will be awarded Cash Prize of ₹10000/-, Gift hamper, Cash Coupon of 1000/– each from Jus Dicere* & Certificate of Merit
  • The next 5 following best paper will be awarded Cash Coupon of 500/- each from Jus Dicere* & Certificate of Merit.
  • Hard copy of participation certificate will be provided to every participant.

Best entries will be selected for publication in special edited issue by Jus Dicere with ISBN


  1. Co-Authorship is not allowed.
  2. The work submitted shall be original and unpublished. Plagiarism of any kind is not tolerable and would lead to immediate disqualification.
  3. No Email submission will be entertained; participants are required to submit on link received in registration confirmation email only.
  4. The competition intends to provide a platform to the students to share their views and to raise Women Safety Law Awareness among them.
  5. The organizers reserve all rights to change the date of announcements of the results and/or the date of announcements and publication of the results.
  6. The organizers also reserve the rights to withdraw any or all categories of awards if the entries thus received do not meet the aforesaid criteria.
  7. The organizers also reserve all the rights for Publication and reproduction of essay/write ups, due credit in this regard shall be given to the author(s).

Submission Guidelines

  1. The submission should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12.
  2. The title of the paper should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 14, Bold and Center-Aligned followed by the names of the authors along with their Affiliations in Size 12 as Footnotes.
  3. Students are advice to derive their submission title from the above suggested board research area and not use the same as title.
  4. A margin of 1 inch (2.54 cm) should be left on all the sides.
  5. Footnotes cited in the submission should be typed in font Times New Roman with font size 10, line spacing 1’; Justified.
  6. The text and citation must confirm to the 20th Edition of the Bluebook: A uniform system of citation.
  7. The Submission should not exceed 1000 words including footnotes.
  8. Only .doc or .docx format file will be allowed.

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Registration        –                March 20, 2019
  • Last Date of Submission           –                March 30, 2019
  • Declaration of Result                   –                April 10, 2019

Registration & Submission Procedure

  1. Participants are required to register by paying fees of ₹250/- on button available below.
  2. Once you pay the fees, allow us 7 days to confirm and send you confirmation with guidelines to submit your write up. Please note, you are not required to send us confirmation screenshot of payment.

Mode of Payment

Online, via Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Digital Wallets

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