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Event Details: Interrogating Girl’s Empowerment in South Asia


Interrogating Girl’s Empowerment in South Asia

Mary Ann Chacko, Maulshree Gangwar

Sponsor: Development in South Asia (DISHA)


Development in South Asia (DISHA) will hold a workshop seeking to examine girls’ empowerment in South Asia.  The Workshop is open to graduate students attending universities in New York City with the hope of promoting professional collaborations and mutual support for scholars studying South Asian studies with a focus on gender. The conference will focus on dominant conceptions of girls’ empowerment, how discourse surround this topic constructs the lives of girls in that region, and the implication for focusing on girls’ education and empowerment for boys in South Asia.

Type: Community

Location: TBD

Date & Time: 4/12/2014, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Contact: Mary Ann Chacko


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