Challenges to the Women’;s Movements in Contemporary India

Deputy Chairman Hall, 2nd Floor, Constitution Club, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110001

June 17, 2014

2pm-6pm

2.00-2,10: Arrival of speakers and Participants & tea

2,10-2.30: Keynote address : Aruna Roy

Panel 1

2.30-3.30

TOWARDS GENDER EQUITY

Presentations of 8-10 minutes followed by 20 minutes discussion and 10 minutes to the Chair

Chair: Jyotsna Chatterjee

Political participation: Sudha Sundaraman

Right to Work: Dr Jaya Mehta

Right to Property: Keerti Singh

Discussion

Panel 2

3.30-4.30

ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Presentations of 8-10 minutes followed by 20 minutes discussion and 10 minutes to the Chair

Chair: Bulbul Dhar

Sexual autonomy: Nivedita Menon

Sexual violence against Women: Jagmati Sangwan

Discrimination against the Girl Child: Bijaylaxmi Nanda

Discussion

Panel 3

4.30-5.30

CASTE , COMMUNALISM & GENDER

Presentations of 8-10 minutes followed by 20 minutes discussion and 10 minutes to the Chair

Chair: Leila Passah

Caste & Women Rights: Vimal Thorat

Role of Media: Seema Mustafa

Communalism & Women Rights: Vrinda Grover

5.30-6.00

Tea and Snacks

 

Organized by :

AIDMAM, AIDWA, AIWC, ANHAD, CBCI-WOMEN, JWP, MUSLIM WOMEN FORUM, NFIW, WSS, WWD, YWCA.

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