About Dr.Debarati Halder

Dr. Debarati Halder, Ph.D (Law)(NLSIU)

ABOUT

Dr.Debarati Halder, LL.B, LL.M(International & Constitutional Law), LL.M (Criminal & Security Law), Ph.D (Law)(NLSIU) is a Law professor in India and is the founder and Honorary managing director of Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling (CCVC) (www.cybervictims.org), an online not for profit organization and a think-tank meant for helping and counselling the victims of internet and digital communication crime victims. She is the first law professor in India to introduce Therapeutic Jurisprudence as a subject in credit course to LLB students. She is also the first in India to create a draft model law on prohibiting Revenge Porn and the same  has been shared with National Commission for Women. She is the first in the world to author text book on Cyber-Victimology.

Dr. Halder had won two awards in 2019 for her work on cyber laws, gender rights, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, criminal laws and creating awareness on cyber crimes against women : these are “Webwonderwomen Award” by Ministry of Women & Children Affairs, Government of India & Twitter   on 6th March, 2019 and “TechNext India 2019 Best Faculty of  the year” award  by Computer Society of India, Mumbai Chapter on 28th September, 2019.

Dr. Debarati Halder, also  works closely with intermediaries like Facebook etc, government stakeholders like National Commission for women, State Commissions for women and Commissions for protection of child rights and Ministry of Information technology  etc, to help them shape new policy guidelines towards protection of women and children from online offences. She has also been invited by different government stakeholders for developing policy guidelines for  protection of child rights, women’s rights etc, and for imparting training to stakeholders committed for protection of child rights. Dr.Halder has also assisted UNICEF India in creating child online safety related materials including Child Online Protection in India.

Dr.Debarati Halder is also the founding secretary of South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV)(www.SASCV.org). She is also a member of Board of trustees of international society of Therapeutic Jurisprudence (https://www.intltj.com/).

Dr. Halder is an independent legal researcher. She has authored six books on Cyber Victimology, Cybercrimes against women and laws, Child sexual abuse and laws, and edited two books on Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Human Rights etc., which are published by Routledge- Taylor & Francis, SAGE publications etc.

Apart from this, Dr.Debarati Halder has also published many scholarly articles on online victimization of women, cyber law, Child rights, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Human rights, Prison rights of women etc  in many national as well as international peer reviewed journals and edited book chapters  including Routledge legal pedagogy series, British Journal of Criminology, International Annals of Criminology, National Law School Journal, Journal of Law and religion and many edited books including “Cyber criminology”, “Social networking as a criminal enterprise”, published by  CRC press, Taylor & Francis Group.

PUBLICATIONS
Books (7)

  1. Halder, D. (2021). Cyber Victimology: Decoding
    Cyber Crime Victimization. Boca Raton, FL, USA: Routledge, Taylor and
    Francis Group. ISBN: 9781498784894.
  2. Halder, Debarati & Brahmbhatt Shrut (2021) (Ed) Advancement of human rights : contemporary challenges and issues. New Delhi: SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9789353887858
  3. Halder D., & Jaishankar, K (2019.) Bharat me mahilayon ke khilaf cyber aparadh Cyber crimes against women in India.
    New Delhi: SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9353283035, 9789353283032
  4. Halder, D. (2018). Child Sexual Abuse and Protection Laws in India. New
    Delhi: SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9789352806843.
  5. Halder D., & Jaishankar, K (2016.) Cyber crimes against women in India.
    New Delhi: SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9789385985775.
  6. Halder D., & Jaishankar. K. (Eds.) (2017). Therapeutic Jurisprudence and
    Overcoming Violence against Women. Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global.
    ISBN: 978-1-60960-830-9.(Scopus listed)
  7. Halder D., & Jaishankar, K. (2012). Cyber Crime and the Victimization of
    Women: Laws, Rights, and Regulations. Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global.
    ISBN: 978-1-60960-830-9.

Research Reports

  1. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2015). Harassment via WhatsApp in Urban
    and Rural India: A Baseline Survey Report (2015). Tirunelveli, India:
    Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling.
  2. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2013). Use and Misuse of Internet by Semi-
    Urban and Rural Youth in India: A Baseline Survey Report (2013).
    Tirunelveli, India: Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling.
  3. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2010). Cyber Victimization in India: A
    Baseline Survey Report. Tirunelveli, India: Centre for Cyber Victim
    Counselling.

Journal articles (Selected Peer Reviewed)

  1. Halder D., & Jaishankar K. (2016) Celebrities and Cyber Crimes: An
    Analysis of the Victimization of Female Film Stars on the Internet. Temida
  • The journal on victimization, human rights and gender. 19(3-4), 355-372.
    ISSN: 14506637 (UGC Listed Journal).
  1. Halder D. (2015). “Cyber Stalking Victimisation of Women: Evaluating the
    Effectiveness of Current Laws in India from Restorative Justice and
    Therapeutic, in Jurisprudential Perspectives,” Temida – The journal on
    victimization, human rights and gender, pp.103-130. ISSN: 1450-6637
    (UGC Listed Journal)
  2. Halder Debarati (2015) A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF SECTION 66 A: COULD SECTION 66 A OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT BE RECONSIDERED FOR REGULATING “BAD TALK” IN THE INTERNET? Published in Indian Student Law Review (ISLR) 2015 (1) PP 99-128 ISSN 2249-4391
  3. Halder D., & Jaishankar, K. (2014). Online Victimization of Andaman
    Jarawa Tribal Women: An Analysis of the ‘Human Safari’ YouTube
    Videos (2012) and its Effects. British Journal of Criminology, 54(4), 673-
  4. (Impact factor 1.556). ISSN: 00070955 (UGC Listed Journal)

4 Halder, D., & Jaishankar. (2013). Revenge Porn by Teens in the United States and India: A Socio-legal Analysis. International Annals of Criminology, 51(1-2), 85-111. ISSN: 00034452 (UGC Listed Journal)

  1. Halder, D. (2013). Examining the scope of Indecent representation of
    Women (Prevention) Act, 1986, in the light of Cyber Victimization.
    National Law School Journal, 11, 188-218. ISSN: 0971491X (UGC Listed
    Journal)
  2. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2011). Cyber Gender Harassment and
    Secondary Victimization: A Comparative Analysis of US, UK and India.
    Victims and Offenders, 6(4), 386-398. ISSN: 15564886 (UGC Listed
    Journal)
  3. Halder, D., & Jaishankar K. (2009). Cyber Socializing and Victimization of
    Women. Temida – The journal on victimization, human rights and gender,
    September 2009, 12(3), 5-26. ISSN: 14506637 (UGC Listed Journal)
  4. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2008). Property Rights of Hindu Women: A
    critical review of succession laws of Ancient, Medieval, and Modern India.
    Journal of Law and Religion, 25th Anniversary issue. Vol. XXIV, 101-122.
    ISSN: 07480814 (UGC Listed Journal)
  5. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2008) Cyber Crimes against women in India:
    Problems, Perspectives and Solutions. TMC Academy Journal, Singapore.
    Vol 3, Issue 1, June 2008. pp. 48-62. ISSN: 1793-6020.
  6. Halder, D. (2007). Impeachment Provisions (2007) in the French
    Constitution: Cutting the Wings of the Most Powerful President. eLaw
    Journal – Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law. Vol 14, No 2,
  7. pp. 1-14. ISSN. 1321-8247.
  8. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2007) Rights of Women Prisoners in India: A
    legal Analysis. Indian Journal of Criminology and Criminalistics, Vol 28.
    No.2. pp. 12-20. ISSN: 0970-4345 (UGC Listed Journal)

Book Reviews (in Journals)

  1. Halder Debarati (2021) Book review of “After the blood bath: Is healing possible in the wake of rampage shooting? Published in European Journal of Current Legal Issues. Vol.25,No(1) (2021) Url: http://webjcli.org/index.php/webjcli/article/view/743/1029?fbclid=IwAR29omMaccwZ11T50t_zUNlYb0CUrkFwu1A3TOgCg-UAoBazBKE6ba4a4_s
  2. Halder Debarati (2014). Book Review of Restorative Justice: Practical Applications. Contemporary
    Justice Review, September 2014, Vol 17(3), pp. 402-403, ISSN: 1028-
  3. (UGC Listed Journal)
  4. Halder Debarati (2012) Book Review of Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Victim Participation in
    Justice: International Perspectives. International Journal of Criminal
    Justice Sciences (IJCJS), July – December 2012. Vol. 7 (2): 649–652.
    ISSN: 0973-5089. (UGC Listed Journal)
  5. Halder Debarati (2014) Book Review of Hate Crimes in Cyberspace. International Journal of
    Cyber Criminology (IJCC), July – December 2014, Vol 8 (2): 172–175.
    ISSN: 0974 – 2891. (UGC Listed Journal)
  6. Halder Debarati (2013) Book Review of Policing Cyber Hate, Cyber Threats and Cyber Terrorism.
    International Journal of Cyber Criminology (IJCC), July – December 2013,
    Vol 7 (2): 169–170. (UGC Listed Journal)
  7. Halder Debarati (2011) Book Review of Crime-Online. Book Review of Crime-Online.
    International Journal of Cyber Criminology (IJCC), Jan – July 2011, Vol 5
    (1): 811–812 ISSN: 0974 – 2891. (UGC Listed Journal)

Book chapters (Peer Reviewed)

  1. Halder Debarati (2021) Charge Sheet to Charging: A Comparative Analysis of Case Management by Police and Prosecution Between India and the UK With Special Reference to Cybercrime. In Michael Pittaro edited Global Perspectives on Reforming the Criminal Justice System. IGI Global, USA. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-6884-2 ISBN13: 9781799868842. PP 246-257
  2. Halder Debarati & Bhati Dhananjay(2021). Culture, Ethnicity, and Hate Crimes: A Comparative Analysis of Preventive Laws Between India and the USA in Michael Pittaro edited Global Perspectives on Reforming the Criminal Justice System. IGI Global, USA. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-6884-2 ISBN13: 9781799868842. PP 236-245
  3. Halder Debarati (2021) “Police power to stop, search frisk and detain during Covid 19 lockdown” has been published in Singh & Pillai (eds) Shaded justice and rights, people, power and pandemic.Satyam International Publications. ISBN: 9789391345204. Pp 255-267
  4. Halder Debarati (2021) A Critical Commentary on the Evolution of Laws and Regulations to Combat Online Sexual Harassment in India: The Me-Too Movement Goes Global. In Shahid M. Shahidullah (Hampton University, USA), Zina McGee (Hampton University, USA) and Carla Miller Coates (North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, United States) edited Advancements in Global Cyber Security Laws and Regulations. IGI Global, USA. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4585-0 ISBN13: 9781799845850
  5. Halder Debarati & K. Jaishankar (2020) Cyber governance and data protection in India: a critical legal analysis in Scott N. Romaniuk, Mary Manjikian edited Routledge Companion to Global Cyber-Security Strategy (2020) e book ISBN : 9780429399718
  6. Halder Debarati (2019) “Pregnancy vlogs and victimization of women online :A critical victimological analysis” in Ayodele Johnson edited (2019) Global Perspectives on victimization analysis and prevention. ISBN13: 9781799811121 IGI Global.Hershey, PA, USA:
  7. Halder Debarati (2019) Legal education and legal advocacy in the age of digital technology: An Indian perspective. In Jones, Emma and Cownie, Fiona eds. (2019) Key Directions in Legal Education: National and International Perspectives: Legal pedagogy. London and New York: Routledge http://oro.open.ac.uk/66187/
  8. Halder Debarati (2019) Bhutan: Penal Laws, Crimes and Criminal Justice Processes. In Jaishankar Karuppannan (ed) Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology ISBN 9781482260458 – CAT# K24241
  9. Jaishankar K. & Halder Debarati (2019) Criminal Justice Tenets in Manu smriti: A Critical Appraisal of the Ancient Indian Hindu Code. In Jaishankar Karuppannan (ed) Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology ISBN 9781482260458 – CAT# K24241
  10. Jaishankar K. & Halder Debarati (2019) Homicide in Ancient, Medieval, British, and Contemporary India. In Jaishankar Karuppannan (ed) Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology ISBN 9781482260458 – CAT# K24241
  11. Halder Debarati., & Shetty, (2019) A. Regulating road traffic violation by youth in India: A Therapeutic Jurisprudential approach in Wong, D.S.W and Gavrielides, T. (2019). Restorative Justice in Educational Settings and Policies: Bridging the East and West, London: RJAll Publications. ISBN 978-1-911634-07-2.
  12. Halder, D. (2019) Free Legal Aid for women and Therapeutic Jurisprudence: A critical examination of the Indian model. In Stobbs Nigel,Bartel Lorana & Vols.M (eds.), Methodology And Practice Of Therapeutic Jurisprudence Research. USA: Carolina Academy Press . PP 253-273.
  13. Halder, D. (2018) The #Bluewhale challenge to the Indian judiciary: A critical analysis of the response of the Indian higher judiciary to risky online contents with special reference to Bluewhale Suicide game. In Sourdin Tania & Zariski Archie (eds.), The responsive judges. USA: Springer.
  14. Halder D., & Jaishankar K. (2017). Love Marriages, Inter-Caste Violence, and Therapeutic Jurisprudential Approach of the Courts in India. In Halder D., & Jaishankar K. (Eds.) (2017). Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Overcoming Violence against Women (pp. 30-42). Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global. ISBN: 978-1-5225-2472-4.
  15. Jaishankar, K., & Halder, D. (2017). Homicide in India: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. In: Brookman, F., Maguire, E. R., & Maguire, M. (eds.), The Handbook on Homicide. Wiley-Blackwell Series of Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice (pp. 486-498). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-118-92447-1.
  16. Halder, D (2017). Rights of unwed mothers to abandon the children versus rights of unwanted children for mother’s love and care in India: A critical legal analysis. In Hazra, A (ed), Society and Law. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK.
  17. Halder.D (2017). Corporate Liability for Data Protection in India: A Critical Analysis of S.43A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (Amended in 2008). In Nidhi Saxena (ed) Cybercrimes in 21st Century. Manakin Press ISBN: 978-93-843705-3-4 ISBN-13:978-1-4438-9579-8
  18. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2017). Cyber Crime Victims: Responsibilities, Reactions and Issues of Criminal Justice Social Workers. In M. D. Chong and A. Francis (eds.), Demystifying Criminal Justice Social Work in India (pp.244-261). New Delhi: SAGE. ISBN: 978-9-386-06247-5
  19. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2016). Policing Initiatives and Limitations. In: J. Navarro, S. Clevenger, and C. D. Marcum (eds.), The Intersection between Intimate Partner Abuse, Technology, and Cybercrime: Examining the Virtual Enemy (pp. 167 -186). Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press. ISBN: 9781611636727.
  20. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2015). Irrational Coping Theory and Positive Criminology: A Frame Work to Protect Victims of Cyber Crime. In N. Ronel and D. Segev (eds.), Positive Criminology (pp. 276 -291). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-74856-8.
  21. Halder D., & Jaishankar K. (2014). Patterns of Sexual Victimization of Children and Women in the Multipurpose Social Networking Sites. In C. Marcum and G. Higgins (Eds.), Social Networking as a Criminal Enterprise (pp. 129-143). Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN 978-1-466-589797.
  22. Halder, D. (2014). Women Prisoners and their Rights. In K. Jaishankar, Tumpa Mukherjee, Priti Bharadwaj and Megha Desai. (Eds.), Indian Prisons: Towards Reformation, rehabilitation and resocialization. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers. ISBN: 9788126919505
  23. Halder, D. (2013). Who wins the battle for custody? An Analysis of the nature of Modern Judicial understandings of Women’s rights in cases of custody of minor children in matrimonial disputes under the Hindu laws. In: Sarasu Esther Thomas (Ed.), Essays in Family Law in Memory of Professor B N Sampath: Gender, Human Rights and Law, Vol 2 (pp. 8-18). National Law School of India University, Bangalore. ISBN: 9788192552149.
  24. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2012). Cyber Crime against Women and Regulations in Australia. In I. Management Association, USA (Ed.), Cyber Crime: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (pp. 757-764). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-61350- 323-2.ch404.
  25. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2012). Cyber Laws for Preventing Cyber Crimes against Women in Canada. In I. Management Association, USA (Ed.), Cyber Crime: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (pp. 765-776). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978- 1-61350-323-2.ch405.
  26. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2012). Legal Treatment of Cyber Crimes against Women in USA. In I. Management Association, USA (Ed.), Cyber Crime: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (pp. 777-789). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-61350- 323-2.ch406.
  27. Halder, D. (2011). Information Technology Act and Cyber Terrorism: A Critical Review. In P. Madhava Soma Sundaram, & S. Umarhathab. (Eds.), (2011). Cyber Crime and Digital Disorder (pp. 75-90). Tirunelveli, India: Publication Division, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. ISBN: 9789381402191.
  28. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2009). Intercountry Adoption and Human Rights Violations in India. In: K. Jaishankar (Ed.), International Perspectives on Crime and Justice (pp.465-483). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars publishing.
  29. Jaishankar, K., & Halder, D. (2009). Cyber Bullying among School Students in India. In: K. Jaishankar (Ed.), International Perspectives on Crime and Justice (pp.579-598). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars publishing. ISBN: 1443801984.
  30. K. Jaishankar, P. Madhava Soma Sundaram & Halder, D. (2008) Malimath Committee and Crime Victims: Resurrecting the forgotten voices of the Indian Criminal Justice System. In: N. Ronel., K. Jaishankar and M. Bensimon, (eds.) Trends and Issues in Victimology (pp.112-127). Cambridge Scholars publishing, UK. ISBN: 9781443800693.
  31. Jaishankar K., Halder, D., & Ramdoss, S. (2008). Pedophilia, Pornography and Stalking: Analyzing child victimization in the Internet. In Schmallager, F., & Pittaro, M. (Eds.), Crimes of the Internet. (pp.28-42). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. ISBN: 9780132318860.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  1. Halder.D., Chhaya M, Rajora.G., (2019) Why Young Law Interns May Not Take Up Litigations Seriously: A Critical Analysis of Impact of Courtroom Ambience on Future Lawyers” (pp 17-18) In The conference proceedings of National Conference on Backlog of Cases & Court Management – 2019, organized by GNLU under the aegis of Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India and accepted for publication in the conference proceeding of National Conference on Backlog of Cases. Edited by Dr. Kalpesh Gupta
  2. Halder, D., & Upadhyay, M. (2017). Right to Abortion by Single Mothers:
    A critical evaluation of recent judgements (pp. 126-130). In: the
    Conference Proceedings of the National Conference on New Challenges
    against Constitutional Law in 21st Century held during 28th January, 2017,
    organized Shri S.M. Shah Law College, Mehsena, Gujarat. Edited by: Dr.
    Mahesh N. Patel. ISBN: 9788192435961.
  3. Halder. D (2015) Children of Internet Era: A Critical Analysis of
    Vulnerability of Children in the Darker Sides of Social Media and
    WhatsApp (pp. 17-24). Conference proceedings of two days (26 and 27
    March, 2015) international conference on Accompanying social networking
    in teacher education, held on 26th and 27th March, 2015 by Loyola college
    of education, Chennai. ISBN: 9788192764122.
  4. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2016). Showing Porn and Sexual Harassment
    of Women: A Critical Socio-Legal Analysis (pp.211-213). Conference
    Proceedings of the Third International Conference of the South Asian
    Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), January 28-29, Goa,
    India. ISBN: 9788190668798
  5. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2013). Targeting Teachers in the Social
    Networking Sites: An Analysis from legal and criminological perspectives
    (pp.38-42). Conference Proceedings of the Second International Conference
    of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV),
    January 11-13, Kanyakumari, India. Edited by K. Jaishankar and Natti
    Ronel. ISBN: 9788180668750.
  6. Halder, D., & Meghashree (2013). Parenting Style and Patriarchial Abuse
    of Educated Women: A study of victimization of mothers in India (pp. 38-
    42). Conference Proceedings of the Second International Conference of the
    South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), January
    11-13, Kanyakumari, India. Edited by K. Jaishankar and Natti Ronel.
    ISBN: 9788180668750.
  7. Halder, D., et al (2011). Cyber Victimization in India: An Empirical
    Analysis (pp.77-80). Conference Proceedings of the First International
    Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology
    (SASCV), January 15-17, Jaipur. Edited by K. Jaishankar and Natti Ronel.
    ISBN: 9788180668743.

Invited Popular articles

1.Halder.D (2018) FB, Its Content Regulation Policies & Photo-Matching Tech: Boon Or Bane For Indian Women From Privacy Law Aspects. Published in Livelaw.in magazine @ https://www.livelaw.in/fb-its-content-regulation-policies-photo-matching-tech-boon-or-bane-for-indian-women-from-privacy-law-aspects/

  1. Halder.D(2017) Criminalising Revenge Porn: Why Stakeholders Must Not Be Happy With Present Legal Setup. Published in Livelaw.in magazine @
    https://www.livelaw.in/criminalising-revenge-porn-stakeholders-must-not-happy-present-legal-setup/
  2. Halder.D(2017) Swambhu Gau Rakshaks On The Road: Does Motor Vehicles Act Play Any Role? Published in Livelaw.in magazine
    @ https://www.livelaw.in/swambhu-gau-rakshaks-road-motor-vehicles-act-play-role/
  3. Halder, D. (2017). 1. “How To Prepare Your Child For The Digital World”, https://www.parentcircle.com/how-to-prepare-children-for-digital-world/article
  4. Halder Debarati (2017) “Protect Your Child From Revenge Porn” https://www.parentcircle.com/protect-children-from-revenge/article
  5. Halder Debarati(2017) “15 Golden Rules
    for Young Netizens” published in https://www.parentcircle.com/golden-rules-for-young-netizens/article
  6. Halder Debarati (2017) 10 photos of your child you should never post on social media. Published in https://www.parentcircle.com/why-parents-should-never-post-children-photos-on-social-media/article
  7. 4. “Smartphones vs Smart cyberparenting” 5. “Sharing
    pictures of children in social media? Beware of Risks”, 6. “Are Your Child’s Smart Toys Spying On You? Privacy Risks With Internet- Connected Toys” In “ParentCircle”.
  8. Halder, D. (2017). “A Growing Concern” in “THE WEEK MAGAZINE”,
    Issue of 24th December, 2017.
  9. Halder, D. (2017). “Kerala Teens Hugging Case: Questions Of Surveillance Privacy And Moral Policing” in “LIVELAW”, 22nd December, 2017.
  10. Halder, D. (2017). “Opinion: Love Jihad, Islamophobia or just love?” in “WIONNEWS”, 8th December, 2017.
  11. Halder, D. (2017). “Electronic devices are risky for women and children” in “WIONNEWS”, 30th November, 2017.
  12. Halder, D. (2017). “Going Back to Zero: On Privacy after Supreme Court Verdict” in “New Indian Express” (Hyderabad, City Edition), 8th August,
    2017.
  13. Halder, D. (2017). “Hacking is No Fun” in “Compete” 2017 June Issue,
    Karnavati University.
  14. Halder, D. (2017). “Criminalising Revenge Porn: Why Stakeholders Must
    Not Be Happy With Present Legal Setup” in “LIVELAW” June 03, 2017.
    Available at http://www.livelaw.in/criminalising-revenge-pornstakeholders-
    must-not-happy-present-legal-setup/
  15. Halder, D. (2017). “The ransom attack that may make the women cry” in
    “WION” May 18, 2017. available at http://www.wionews.com/southasia/
    the-ransom-attack-that-may-make-the-women-cry-15726
  16. Halder, D. (2017). “Trolls in Social Media” in “Compete” 2017, Karnavati
    University.
  17. Halder, D. (2017). Data privacy in modern day context. WIONEWS. Jan
    31, 2017 Available at http://www.wionews.com/south-asia/data-privacy-inmodern-
    day-context-11906
  18. Halder, D. (2015). “Net Neutrality” in “Nai Dhunia” (Hindi) 19th April,
    2015.
  19. Halder, D. (2014). “Cyber Bullying” in “Nai Dhunia” (Hindi) 24th August,
    2014.
  20. Halder, D. (2010). Is Facebook really crossing its limits? Can government
    step in. CyberLawTimes.com.
  21. Halder, D. (2009). Cyber crime against women, Part II: From the
    perspective of amended IT Act. CyberLawTimes.com, Monthly Newsletter
    volume 4, issue 7, July 2009.
  22. Halder, D. (2008). Cyber Law for the Women, of the Women and by the
    Women: But How? CyberLawTimes.com , Monthly Newsletter volume 3,
    issue 9, September 2008.
  23. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2007). The problem of cyber bullying amongst school students in India: The loopholes in IT Act CyberLawTimes.com, Monthly Newsletter, volume 2, issue 8, August
    2007.
  24. Halder, D., & Jaishankar, K. (2007). Bullying and Cyber Bullying in Schools: Need to address the Legal and Policy Vacuum in India. http://www.articleco.com/Category/Cyber-Law/413, July 2007
  25. Halder, D. (2007). Cyber crime against women in India,
    CyberLawTimes.com , Monthly Newsletter, volume 2, issue 6, June 2007
  26. Halder, D. (2007). Privacy in Orkut: A hopeless Story,
    CyberLawTimes.com, Monthly Newsletter.

Selected presentations / Invited Expert Lectures at Conferences / Seminars
a. Invited Lectures

  1. Invited as an expert resource person to deliver online lecture on “Cyber crime and women Victimization: Identifying the victims and patterns of victimization” by Department of Communication, XIM University, Bhubaneswar on 27th November, 2021
  2. Invited as expert resource person and Session Co-Chair for the session titled “Regulating Cybercrime In India– Ever Expanding Landscape” in the Virtual International conference on “Cyber law, Cyber crime and cyber security” organized by Pavan Duggal & Associates on 26th November, 2021.
  3. Invited as expert resource person by Department of Law, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies (MAIMS) and Gender Sensitization and Equality Initiative Club for delivering lecture on Compensation for acid attack victims in one-day national webinar titled ‘Acid Attack: Uncivilized and Heartless Crime’, sponsored by National Commission for Women, to be held on November 23, 2021.
  4. Invited as expert resource person and speaker to speak on Cyber sexual offences and victim’s rights from the perspective of Restorative Justice and Therapeutic Justice in the 10th International Victimology Conference organized by Jindal Global University and Jindal Global Institute of Behavioural Sciences, held on 22nd October, 2021.
  5. Invited by UGC-HRDC, Department of criminology and forensic science of Dr. Hari SIngh Gaur Vshwavidyalay (central university) to conduct a session on Cybercrimes against women as part of the refreshers course on criminology in the 21st century on 06.09.2021
  6. Invited as expert panelist to speak on Use of TJ principles addressing crimes against women and cyber harassment related cases in International Therapeutic Jurisprudence workshop organized by the International Society of Therapeutic Jurisprudence (ISTJ) at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law, Ft.Lauderdale, FL, on September 13-14, 2019.
  7. Invited as expert resource person to speak on cybercrimes against women and children and laws in Nationwide stakeholders consultation on safety of women and children organized by Odisha police supported by UNICEF at Bhubaneswar on 3rd August 2019
  8. Invited as expert resource person to hold sessions on Victim Assistance and Victim protection, Protection of victims of Sexual abuse and Rights of children involved in legal and matrimonial conflicts in North Eastern Police Academy, (NEPA) , Meghalay on 1-2July, 2019
  9. Invited as key speaker and panelist in cyber fraud investigation & forensic conference, 2nd edition at Victor menezes convention centre IIT Bombay to speak on on women in cyber security, cyber laws, privacy related issues on 25th January, 2019.
  10. Invited as distinguished resource person for conference on pocso act by Maharashtra state commission for women at aurangabad.on December 11, 2018 to speak on cyber sexual crimes and POCSO Act.
  11. Invited as expert speaker top speak on women & child beneficiaries of legal aid with special reference to cyber law related issues in the national level symposium “Right to legal aid: inclusivity redefined” organized by University school of law & legal studies , Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University , Delhi on 23rd November, 2018
  12. Invited Panelist at the National Conference on Exploring Criminal
    Perspectives in Criminal Law” on June 18-19, 2018. Spoke on “Once in a
    blue-moon sentencing in cyber-crimes against women India: Critical
    evaluation of gap between theory and practice of criminal laws in regard to
    reporting, victim protection and prosecution in India”, organized by NLU, Delhi.
  13. Invited Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker at the One Day National Seminar on “Cyber Crimes and Security Issues in Digital World” on 26th February 2018 organized by the Department of Computer Science, Directorate of Distance Education, Madurai Kamaraj University.
    1. Expert Speaker at the Two-day National Convention on ‘Emerging
      Challenges of Violence against Women: cyber crime and witch hunting’,
      organised by the Odisha State Commission for Women, during 22-23,
      February 2018.
    2. Invited expert / Speaker at the “Gender and Sexual and Reproductive
      Health and Rights Conference 2018 for Young Adults,” Dhaka,
      Bangladesh, 30-31 January 2018, organised by BRAC James P Grant
      School of Public Health (BRAC JPGSPH) Spoke on “Cyber Bullying and
      Cyber Harassment”.8.Invited expert / Speaker at the 2nd Study in India Exposure Program,
      organized by Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU),
      Gandhinagar and Sacred Heart University on 11th January 2018. Spoke on “Privacy and Cyber Security”.
  14. Invited expert / Speaker at the National Consultation on Combatting Cyber Crimes Against Children, organized by UNICEF at BPR&D Headquarters, New Delhi on 23rd December 2017.
  15. Invited expert / Speaker at the Digital Safety Carnival: Children in a Digital
    World, organized by UNICEF at National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi on 17th
    December 2017.
  16. 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. Delivered lecture
    on Children as consumers and contributors of offensive contents online and
    role of POCSO Act: a Therapeutic Jurisprudential approach.
  17. 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.
  18. 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). 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”.
  19. Invited Expert at Round Table Summit on Online Women Safety at
    Facebook, New Delhi, Gurgaon office on 30th May, 2017.
  20. 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.
  21. 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, New Delhi. (Invited
    Presentation)
  22. Invited expert speaker, “Revenge Porn and Sexting by Teenagers” 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. (Invited Presentation)
  23. “Issues and good practices with regard to Rehabilitation of Children in
    Conflict with Law”: Expert resource person/panellist at the Two Days State
    level conclave on Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act
    2015,with special reference to children in conflict with law, organised by
    Hon’ble Gauhati High Court in collaboration with State Commission for
    Protection of Child Rights & State Child Protection Society, Govt of
    Assam, with support from UNICEF Assam Field office, on 7th & 8th May
  24. (Invited Presentation)
  25. “Effective counselling and legal measures for providing online safety for
    children in India”: Expert panellist/moderator at the Two days expert
    consultation meet on Child Online Safety in India organised by UNICEF,
    India on 8 & 9th April, 2016 at Claridges Hotel, New Delhi (Invited
    Presentation)
  26. “Children of Internet Era: A Critical Analysis of Vulnerability of Children
    in the Darker Sides of Social Media and WhatsApp.” Expert Panellist at the
    two days international conference on Accompanying social networking in
    teacher education, held on 26th and 27th March, 2015 by Loyola college of
    education, Chennai.
  27. “Cyber Crime and Victimization of Women” & Session on Cyber
    Terrorism and Role of Police (Chair). Expert Panellist 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 (Invited Presentation).
  28. “Introduction to Cyber Crime and the Law” & “Cyberlaw: The Roadmap
    for future”. 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 (Invited Presentation).
  29. “Cyber Victimization of Women” Expert Panelist at the Workshop in Cyber
    Crime, organized at the North Eastern Police Academy, Umsaw,
    Meghalaya, India (for SI-Dy.SP level police officers) on 18th October
  30. (Invited Presentation)
  31. “Role of Social Media and Cyber Crimes against Women” 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. (Invited
    Presentation)
  32. “Children in Cyber Space and Impact – Social Interaction”, 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. (Invited Presentation)
  33. “Remedial Measures of Cyber Victimization”, at Digital Media and Gender
    Violence: A colloquium”, organised by Prajnya, Chennai on 9th December
  34. (Invited Presentation)
  35. “Children of Internet Era: A panoramic Analysis of Usage and Misusage of
    Social Media” at the Workshop: Students and Social Media held in
    Chennai, organised by Loyola College, Chennai on 17th October 2013.
    (Invited Presentation)
  36. “Gagging Women’s right to communication in the digital era: A Socio-legal
    Analysis” 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. (Invited Presentation)
  37. “Cyber Victimization: Typology and Trends” (with K. Jaishankar), at the
    Stockholm Criminology Symposium, organized by the Swedish National
    Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet -Brå), held during
    June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden. (Invited Presentation)
  38. “Cyber Crime and Victim turned Offenders: An analysis of impact of
    victimisation and coping mechanisms of women victims” (with K.
    Jaishankar), at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, organized by the
    Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet
    -Brå), held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden. (Invited
    Presentation).
  39. “Cyber Bullying”. Invited Presentation in the One Day Workshop on
    “Cyber Crimes: The emerged beat with emerging patterns” 28th March
    2008 at Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam
    Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India.
  40. “Trapped in the Net: Trends of Cyber Victimization” (Invited Lecture) –
    National Symposium on Cyber Crimes: Trends and Issues, 10-11, March,
    2011, at Tirunelveli, India, organized by the Department of Criminology
    and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

b. Presentation at Conferences / Seminars

1.Presented paper titled “Crypto currency and legal challenges in India : a critical victimological study” in the international conference of Law and Digital technology : way forward organized by Ambra university, Russia on 11th November, 202.

  1. Delivered lecture as expert panelist/speaker on Intermediary liability in 2 day National seminar on Online Child Protection organized by Unitedworld School of Law, Karnavati University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat supported by UNICEF on 22-23rd June, 2019

8.. “Role of Social Media in the Awareness Creation by NGOs’ Working on
the Prevention of Online Victimization” (with Debarati Halder) in 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. (Paper Presenter: Paper selected in a
competition; out of 206 submitted papers only 24 was selected for
presentation).

  1. ‘Child Work’ Vis-À-Vis ‘Child Labor’ and Victimization of Children: A
    Comparative Analysis of India, Bangladesh and the United States, (with K.
    Jaishankar, Nipun Ummey Qulsum, & Michael Pittaro) 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.
  2. “Play Adult Virtually: Victimization of Children through Online Gaming
    Sites”, (with K. Jaishankar) 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.
  3. “Targeting Teachers in the Social Networking Sites: An Analysis from
    Legal and Criminological Perspectives”, (with K. Jaishankar) in the Second
    International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and
    Victimology (SASCV) 11-13, January, 2013, at Kanyakumari, India,
    organized by the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology
    (SASCV) and Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
    Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.
  4. “Parenting Style and Patriarchal abuse of educated women: A study of
    victimization of mothers in India”, (with Megha Shree) in the Second
    International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and
    Victimology (SASCV) 11-13, January, 2013, at Kanyakumari, India,
    organized by the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology
    (SASCV) and Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
    Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.
  5. “Impact of drug and alcohol addiction on the cyber space: a
    multidimensional approach towards the emerging risk from socio-legal
    perspective”, International Conference on Exploring Linkages between
    Drug Usage and Criminal Victimization, March 8-10, 2012 at Tirunelveli,
    Tamil Nadu, India. 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.
  6. “Cyber Victimization in India: an empirical analysis”, (with K. Jaishankar,
    E. Enanalap Periyar and R. Sivakumar) in the First International
    Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology
    (SASCV) 15-17, January, 2011, at Jaipur, India, organized by the South
    Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) and Department
    of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar
    University, Tirunelveli.
  7. “Property Rights of Hindu Women: A critical review of succession laws of
    Ancient, Medieval, and Modern India” (with K. Jaishankar). Paper accepted
    for presentation in the 25th Anniversary of the Founding of the Journal of
    Law and Religion, October 23–25, 2008 Hamline University School of
    Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
  8. “International Cyber Bullying Project: Some Preliminary findings” (with K.
    Jaishankar, and R. Sivakumar) in the 31st All India Criminology
    Conference, 18-20, January 2008, organized by the Centre for Civil and
    Criminal Justice Administration, National Law Institute University, Bhopal.
  9. “Cyber Bullying among school students in Chennai City” (With E.
    Enanalap Periyar and K. Jaishankar) in the 31st All India Criminology
    Conference, 18-20, January 2008, organized by the Centre for Civil and
    Criminal Justice Administration, National Law Institute University, Bhopal.
  10. “Transnational Adoption and Human Rights violation in India” (with K.
    Jaishankar, and R. Sivakumar) in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on
    “Human Rights: Perspectives, Awareness and Challenges”, 17-18 August
    2007, Pope’s College, Sawyerpuram, Tuticorin District.

Conferences / Seminars Organized

  1. Organizing Secretary: Virtual National Conference on “Dissecting Cyber Space Victimisation and Anatomising Criminal Justice Response” jointly organised by Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Parul Institute of Law, Faculty of Law, Parul University Vadodara, Gujarat, & Indian Society of Criminology (ISC) In commemoration of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the ISC held on 20th November, 2021
  2. Moderated Parul Institute of Law webinar titled Human Right based Criminal Justice Reform with Dr. Wendy.O’ Brien, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, UNODC Head Quarters, Vienna on 18th October, 2021.
  3. Coordinator- National conference on Online child protection, organized by Unitedworld School of law, Karnavati University supported by UNICEFon 22-23rd June, 2019
  4. Coordinator- State level workshop on Strengthening child protection system organized by Unitedworld School of law, Karnavati University supported by UNICEF on 25-26th May, 2019
  5. Convenor – National Conference on Human Rights (Issues, Perspectives
    and Realities) was held at Unitedworld School of Law on 22nd July 2017.
  6. Convenor – One Day Seminar on Prison Administration: Role ofCriminology and Penal Laws 20th July 2017.
  7. Coordinator – Lecture Series with Dr. Michael Pittaro, Assistant Professor
    of Criminal Justice at the American Military University, West Virginia
    (July 10- 22, 2017)
    Juvenile delinquency and rehabilitation of offenders
    Terrorism and Cyber Terrorism
    Workshop on ‘Child Rights against Exploitation: Global
    Perspective’
  8. Convenor – One-day seminar was organized at the Unitedworld School of
    Law on the topic “Positive & Cyber Criminology and its role in criminal
    justice from global perspectives” on 28th April 2017.
  9. Administrator / Co-Chair – Third International Conference of the South
    Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), January 28-29,
    Goa, India.
  10. Administrator / Co-Chair – Second International Conference of the South
    Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), January 11-13,
    Kanyakumari, India
  11. Administrator / Co-Chair – First International Conference of the South
    Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), January 15-17,
    Jaipur.

Interviews/Expert Opinion to Media

  1. Expert opinion shared for “Ending Online Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Women and Girls: A Call for International Standards” by Equality Now, produced with legal research assistance from TrustLaw, Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro-bono service (pp 36-39) . Report available @ https://live-equality-now.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Ending-OSEA-Report.pdf
  2. Spike in creation, circulation of child porn calls for stronger law enforcement. The Weak Magazine, September 5, 2021. https://www.theweek.in/theweek/cover/2021/08/26/spike-in-creation-circulation-of-child-porn-calls-for-stronger-law-enforcement.html?fbclid=IwAR2GDTqC4CPYXzFkvHtSvcuYaflh3DF53dkQvVzFHI_6NW9q80i6I9qDmEs
  3. Why Nicole Scherzinger’s Leaked Tape Is Sexual Violence. The PaperMag, 22nd February, 2019
  4. Perpetrators, platforms, processes: The common enemies of the Indianonline harassed. The Factor Daily, December 17, 2017.
  5. How safe are public spaces for Women?. The Times of India (Vapi Edition), 3rd November 2017.
  6. What should you do when your personal data leaks on social media,explains Dr. Debarati Halder, The Hidden Pockets, July 19, 2017. (PART I(Full Interview)
  7. “Revenge pornography is not recognised by Indian law,” says Dr. DebaratiHalder, The Hidden Pockets, July 22, 2017. (PART 2) (Full Interview)
  8. In conversation with Dr.Debarati Halder: Cyber crime and dealing withvictim blaming, The Hidden Pockets, July 24, 2017. (PART 3) (Full
    Interview)
  9. Sure, WhatsApp Secures Privacy, But Who’s Monitoring Fake News? The
    Quint, July 13, 2017.
  10. Meet the Indian warriors who watch hours of beheadings, murders & gory
    content to clean the internet, ETtech, May 30, 2017.
  11. They Are Fighting for the Right to Be Forgotten, The OpenMagazine,
    March 24, 2017.
  12. Tip of the iceberg, The Statesman, December 18, 2016.
  13. Peeping Toms On The Prowl In ‘Locker Rooms’, The Outlook Magazine,
    28 November 2016.
  14. Girlfriend Magazine of Australia “Social Crimes”, October 2016 issue
    pp.28-29.
  15. Your Definitive Guide To Cyber Bullying, Times of India, September, 24,
    2016
  16. “Social Media Impacting relationships”, The Deccan Chronicle, September
    4, 2016.
  17. Online Child Protection in India, Unicef, September 2016.
  18. Cyber stalking: Where technology becomes a bane, The Deccan Chronicle,
    8th July 2016.
  19. Crossing the line, online, Times of India, 17th July 2016.

20.. Porn is where THE HOME IS, The Telegraph, 9th August 2015.

  1. Bringing bullies to book, The Telegraph, 24th June 2015.
  2. Nope, Vishakha Singh didn’t really punish her Facebook abuser, and for
    good reason, First Post, 12th June 2015.
  3. “Cyber bullying: Nip it in the bud”, LiveMint, 26th May, 2015.
  4. Cry, you nasty trolls, The Telegraph, 26th April 2015.
  5. “Cyber bullying rampant in India, legal vacuum persists”, Deccan Herald,
    19th April, 2015.
  6. “Smriti Irani brings back focus on voyeurism prevailing in our country”,
    DNA, 6th April, 2015.
  7. “Weak laws make dealing with cyber bullying tricky”, Parent Circle.
  8. “Why Supreme Court shouldn’t have scrapped Section 66A”, Daily O, 25th
    March, 2015.
  9. “How to avert the dangers of being an Internet user”, India Together, 15th
    December, 2014.
  10. “Guardians of the Internet”, The Telegraph, 7th December, 2014.
  11. ‘I’m going to ruin you, dear’, The Telegraph, 3rd August, 2014.

32.. Online harassment of women is on the rise, DNA, 29th July 2014.

  1. Online abuse, offline battles, Times of India, 21st July 2014.
  2. Web of deceit February, 10, 2014. The Hindu
  3. SECTION 376: Virtually unsafe, October 18, 2013. The Week
  4. Bully in…, October, 15, 2013. The Hindu
  5. School’s the new stomping ground for cyberbullies, September, 22, 2013.
    Times of India.
  6. Online Abuse of Women: Why trolls have it so easy, July 27, 2013. India
    Together
  7. Is virtual world monitoring by government infringement of privacy or
    necessity?, MeriNews, May 9, 2013.
  8. Why are Indian women being attacked on social media? May 8, 2013. BBC
    Hindi.
  9. Online Violence Against Women Increasing in India, Social Buzz, May 6,
    2013.
  10. Online women abuse increasing in India, Times of India, May 5, 2013.
  11. LIVE CHAT held by BBC Hindi by Divya Arya and Sushil Jha in BBC
    Hindi Facebook .What is Cyberbullying and How To Avoid It?, May 3,
    2013.
  12. Why Sagari Gose is offended by Twitter, May 1, 2013. BBC Hindi
  13. Rape threat to Kavita Krishnan: Does the Internet belong to the cyber
    bully?, April 27, 2013. First Post.
  14. Cyber stalking makes first entry into legal debate, March 18, 2013. Times
    of India
  15. The Problems With Policing Sexism on Twitter, November 20, 2012. The
    Atlantic
  16. “Tangled in the Web” October, 12, 2012, Femina.
  17. Johanna Hagstedt of “Stockholm Criminology Symposium 2012 (Summary –
    Victimology Issue: presents an excerpt of the wide range of issues
    presented and discussed at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium) in the
    article titled “Risk behaviours increase exposure to cyber crime”,
    interviewed and compiled the views of Debarati Halder.
  18. “The Ghost that stalks Cyberspace”, March 2012. “Parent Circle”
  19. Cyber world too throws up threats February 15, 2012. The Hindu.
  20. “Women’s Health” (an Australian Magazine) November 2011 issue.
  21. When Those SMSs just don’t stop. Mail Today (September 15, 2011)
  22. Caught in the Web 24th April 2011. Midday.
  23. How safe are these trendy social networking sites? November 30, 2010.
    The Hindu.
  24. Catch the Cyber Intruder, Liveit, July 2010.
  25. Online NGO helps Cyber Victims, June 25, 2010. Techgoss (Full
    Interview)
  26. A real crusader against virtual crime, Femina, December 2009. (Full
    Interview)
  27. Dealing with stalkers: Professionals speak. October 29, 2009. rediff.com

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Expert resource person conversation podcast invited by Center for Criminology criminal justice and victimology , RGNUL, Punjab on “Cyberspace and Victimology during the Covid19 Pandemic” on November 25, 2021 @https://open.spotify.com/episode/6Kz1bxO1X24SQLPZ8SMo19?si=Yfv5YLy6T4iXFoSMgKUIJA&utm_source=copy-link&nd=1

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Ending Online Sexual Exploitation
and Abuse of Women and Girls: A Call for International Standards
Published by EqualityNow in partnership with TrustLaw & Thomson & Reuters Foundation, on 15th November, 2021

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