The gendered nuances of mental health have been largely misunderstood. To address these knowledge gaps, #IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, organized a special talk under the #WebPolicyTalk series: The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps on the topic Women and ‘Mental Health’. The speaker for the session was Prof Rachana Johri, Director, Centre for Psychotherapy and Clinical Research, Dr B.R. Ambedkar University, New Delhi.
Despite the fact that the Constitution of India grants men and women equal rights, gender inequality and gender disparities remain. It therefore becomes imperative to question why there is no structural and visible change, especially in the realms of higher education and work, but also in domestic spaces. It is in this backdrop that #IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi organized a Special Lecture under IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series: The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps, named Paradoxes and Challenges in Approaching Gender Equality in India Today on 4th April, 2022.
I want to begin by thanking Sadan and Pushpendra for putting together this wonderful new volume on what migration emotions entail in colonial, and postcolonial contemporary South Asia. This volume consists of fourteen erudite, and epistemically-grounded articles divided into four sub-sections that begin with describing the discursive production of freedom as a migrant narrative. Further sub-sections discuss how experiencing gender emerges through labour migration, and how emotional longing among migrants can be both constructed as well as deconstructed. The last section investigates the importance of urban spaces, memory, and how migration experiences re-create multiple belonging.
ncouraging the promotion of gender equality and deliberating on the need of the hour, #IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi celebrated the National Girl Child Day through its #WebPolicyTalk under the series The State of Gender Equality– #GenderGaps with Ms Puja Marwaha on Rescripting the Gender Narrative: Ensuring Girls’ Secondary Education on January 24, 2022.
The #IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Centre (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, hosted a panel discussion under #WebPolicyTalk series- The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps on the topic National Family Health Survey Round 5 (NFHS-5), 2019-2021 under a Gender Lens. The session was chaired by Prof Vibhuti Patel, Visiting Professor, IMPRI and Former Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. Our esteemed panellists included Ms Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India (PFI), New Delhi, Prof Sayeed Unisa, Professor and Head, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, Mr Ravi Duggal, Independent Sociologist, Public Health Researcher and Activist, Prof Mala Ramanathan, Professor, AMCHSS, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram, Working Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME).
IMPRI Team Research has shown that, globally, the female gender had to disproportionately bear the brunt of…