Dr. Asha Verma

Ph.D. (Law), M.Phil., LL.M., B.A. LL.B.(Hons.), UGC-NET, Assistant Professor of Law, Gujarat National Law University

Dr. Asha Verma is a distinguished academician with over a decade of enriching teaching experience in the realm of law. Currently associated with Gujarat National Law University, her academic journey has also seen impactful stints at Nirma University and Devi Ahilya University.

Beyond the classroom, Dr. Verma has demonstrated a profound commitment to women and children's rights and safety. As the Head of the Centre for Women and Child Rights, she spearheads initiatives that delve into the legal aspects surrounding these crucial issues. Her involvement in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 2.0 for the "Care and Protection of Children in Street Situations" in collaboration with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) underlines her dedication to practical and impactful legal solutions.

In the research domain, Dr. Verma's work is a testament to her socio-legal concerns. Notably, her research project on the "Implementation of Maternity Benefit Act, 1961" sponsored by the National Commission of Women reflects her deep engagement with issues affecting women in the workforce. Her publication, "Law and Women Empowerment," featured in the Government of India's magazine "Yojana," further underscores her commitment to address gender-related challenges through legal discourse.

With a rich history of presenting research papers at conferences, Dr. Verma actively contributes to the broader legal dialogue. Her participation in discussions on "Smart Phones Privacy and Security" showcases a keen awareness of contemporary challenges.

As an industry expert, Dr. Asha Verma has provided honorary consultancy services to the NCPCR, emphasizing her practical engagement with the legal landscape concerning women and children. Her dynamic leadership as the Convener of the Internal Complaint Committee and as a member of the Legal Services Committee signifies her commitment to creating safe and inclusive spaces within academic institutions.

In summary, Dr. Asha Verma is not only a seasoned educator but a dedicated advocate for women and children's rights and safety, weaving her expertise seamlessly into both academia and practical legal solutions.

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday 8th Dec 2023

Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination: Young Adults & Role of Universities