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Women Convention-Challenges before Indian Women in Contemporary India

Women Convention
Challenges before Indian Women in Contemporary India
Conference Room, 2nd Floor
ND Tiwari Bhawan, Near Gandhi Peace Foundation

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, Near ITO
October 2-3, 2015
New Delhi
October 2, 2015

9.00-10.00
Registration & Tea
10.00- 11.00am
Challenges before Indian Women in Contemporary India
Speaker: Usha Ramanathan
11.00-12.00noon
Patriarchy and Struggle for Gender Equality
Speakers: Jagmati Sangwan, Rukmini Sen
Chair:  Mary E John
12.00-1.00pm
The Struggle of Women Human Rights Defenders
Speakers: Binalakshmi Nepram, Zulaikha Jabi
Chair: Githa Hariharan
1.00-2.00
Lunch
2.00-3.00
Violence, Security, Surveillance
Speakers: Vani Subramaniam, Ayesha Kidwai
Chair: Anupama Roy
3.00-4.00pm
Communal Violence and its impact on Women
Speakers: Mary Scaria, Ghazala Jamil
Chair: Mridula Mukherjee
4.-4.30
Tea Break
4.30-5.30
Right to Choose, Honour Killing
Speakers: Manisha Bhalla, Nonica Datta
Chair: Bulbul Dhar
5.30-7.00
Recent Campaigns: A Sharing
Pinjara Todo: Devangana Kalita
Take back the Night: Mridu Kamal
Love of Kiss: Pankhuri Zaheer
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Day Two
October 3, 2015
8.30-9.30- Breakfast
9.30-10.30am
Women and Education
Speakers: Purwa Bharadwaj, Manasi Thapliyal
Chair: Sadhna Saxena
10.30-11.30
Gender Just Laws
Speakers: Vrinda Grover, second speaker- tbc
Chair: Aparna Chandra
11.30-12.00
Tea Break
12.00-1.00
Caste Violence and its Impact on Women
Speakers: Rajni Tilak, Subhalakshmi Nandi
Chair: Uma Chakravarty
1.00-2.00
Lunch
2.00-3.00
Women and Media
Speakers: Bhasha Singh, Pamela Philipose
Chair : Seema Mustafa
3.00-4.00
Issues Faced by Tribal Women
Speakers: Gomati Bodra, Alma Grace
Chair: Sonajharia Minz
4.00-4.30
Tea Break
4.30-5.30
Politics of Desire: Bodies and boundaries
Speakers: Jaya Sharma, Rituparna Borah
Chair: Pramada Menon
5.30-6.30
Contemporary India; Need for A United Women’s Movement
Rana Ayyub, Sahba Farooqui
LIMITED AUDIENCE SPACE
ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

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