Call for applications for National Consultation of Lawyers on Child Rights in Himachal Pradesh

If you’re a young lawyer, law student or social activist who intends to work in the field of child rights and fight for issues such as juvenile justice and sexual offences against children, this course will equip you with the necessary skills and insight delivered first-hand from active practitioners in the field. This four-day training programme will include lectures and discussions with advocates, professors, and eminent social activists.

Participants will be selected based on their application forms and their ability to demonstrate how they would apply the lessons of the Institute. Preference will be given to young lawyers and activists who wish to work in the field of human rights and belong to minority sections and SC/STs. Participants are required to stay for the duration of the course.


April 28 - May 1, 2018


Sambhawana Institute of Public Policy and Politics, Kandbari, Palampur, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

How to apply

Applications must be sent by April 20, 2018 and participants will be selected on the basis of these applications. To apply online, click here. If you are unable to use the online method, download the application (Word format) and e-mail the completed form along with your CV to


Mandatory arrival date for the course is Friday, April 27, 2018. Departure will be on May 1, 2018. Participants are responsible for incurring their travel costs to and from the institute.


The fees for the four-day course will be Rs 10,000.  This covers the training, resource package, spartan accommodation and all meals. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be available for all participants. Minorities, SC/ST and financially weak applicants may apply for concessions.  

For the selected candidates, fees must be paid on or before Monday, April 23, 2018, through a mode communicated to them after the selection process is over.

For a tentative programme, please click here.

For more details or questions, please write to


(Organised by HRLN’s Centre for Constitutional Rights, India (CCRI), HAQ Centre for Child Rights and Antakshari Foundation)