Migrant Workers and Childcare in Thailand and Myanmar
The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps with Prof Kyoko Kusakabe on Migrant Workers and Childcare in Thailand and Myanmar.
Greetings from the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi!
On behalf of the Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC) at IMPRI, GenDev Centre for Research and Innovation and Delhi Post News, we invite you to a IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk –
The State of Gender Equality
Prof Kyoko Kusakabe, Professor, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Kyoko Kusakabe is a professor of Gender and Development Studies at Department of Development and Sustainability, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand. She has over 20 years of experience in research and teaching gender and development in Asia especially focusing on the Mekong Subregion.
Aside from her academic work, she has experience in working with NGOs and government organizations for gender mainstreaming and integration of gender issues. Her research focus is on gender issues in labor/ work, especially on labor migration, garment factory workers, informal employment, and agriculture and fisheries. She has published/edited 5 books, over 50 journal papers, over 20 chapters in books, over 20 monographs, and managed over 40 projects as PI/ co-PI. She is a co-author of Thailand’s Hidden Workforce: Burmese Migrant Women Factory Workers (Zed Books, 2012, co-authored with Ruth Pearson) and co-edited Fisherfolk in Cambodia, India and Sri Lanka: Migration, gender and well-being, (Routledge, 2020).
Prof Govind Kelkar, Executive Director, GenDev Centre for Research and Innovation, Gurugram
Dr Ashima Sood, Associate Professor, Anant National University, Gujarat
Dr Ritu Agarwal, Associate Professor, Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Prof Babu P Remesh, Professor & Dean, School of Development Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi
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