Video: Rescripting the Gender Narrative: Ensuring Girls’ Secondary Education

The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps with Puja Marwaha on Rescripting the Gender Narrative: Ensuring Girls’ Secondary Education


On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, #IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series:

The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps

A Special Talk on

Rescripting the Gender Narrative:
Ensuring Girls’ Secondary Education

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: January 24, 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Puja Marwaha
Chief Executive,
Child Rights and You (CRY)


Prof Vibhuti Patel
Visiting Professor, IMPRI;
Former Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai


Dr Meena Prakash Kute
Principal, SSR College of Education, Silvassa;
Ex Registrar, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai

Dr. Frances Vaidya
President, Inner Wheel Club of Bombay Filmcity;
Associate Professor, Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan’s Smt Surajba College of Education, Mumbai


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  • Arjun Kumar

    Arjun Kumar is the Director of the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With training in development economics, he specialises in quantitative and qualitative research methods, econometrics and the use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) amongst others and has been associated with several think tanks, research institutes, governments, civil society organisations, and private enterprises. He is President of a Jharkhand based NGO (registered in 2010), Manavdhara- a youth social organisation working for humanitarian causes in backward regions and for marginalised communities. He has also taught Economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in the economy, development studies, housing and basic amenities, urban and regional research, inclusive and sustainable development, data and evidence-based policy, and, research methods. He has several research publications to his credit and has experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute. He is also a member and part of various government and non-government formed committees, groups, and advisory boards overseeing the deliberation as subject matter expert and for possessing strong research acumen. He is an avid writer and frequently writes on various dimensions of economic issues, policies, and their impact for several eminent media platforms.

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