Gender studies

Two day workshop for women as agents of change

There is increasing awareness of women’s rights among educated and progressive sections of Indian society. Women, regardless of the state of awareness of their rights are no longer content with their traditional lot. From women in Bihar rejecting suitors over lack of education or sanitation to activists occupying India Gate in protest, what is no …

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Women and Power : The Gender Battle

Patterns of assumptions and stereotypes manipulate collective responses. Patterns based on things we refuse to acknowledge or even are aware of. “Strong man”, “Caring mother”, “damsel in distress”, “hen pecked”, “old coot”, “shrew” and more aren’t just common terms, they are common ways in which we see people and there are patterns. There are scales of gender, …

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