Video: The State of Discrimination

The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps with Bhuvana Anand on The State of Discrimination: Sub-national comparison of legal barriers to women’s right to choose work in India


#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

The State of Discrimination:
Sub-national comparison of legal barriers
to women’s right to choose work in India

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: July 1, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Bhuvana Anand

Bhuvana Anand
Co-Founder and Director, Trayas


Vibhuti Patel

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


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Dr Anisha Sharma
Asst. Professor of Economics, Ashoka University

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Dr Yamini Atmavilas
Technical Director (Head, Strategy & Research) at Circle.In;
Former India Lead for Gender Equality, India Country Office,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

the state of discrimination

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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.