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Translating Empowerment from Theory to Practice: Intervention Research in South Asia

February 16, Ithaca Campus

Presentation by:
Anju Malhotra, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
Date: February 16, 2006
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: 423 ILR Conference Center

Sponsored by the Gender and Global Change and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program
Followed by a Reception

Anju Malhotra represents the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), a Washington, D.C.-based organization that undertakes policy-oriented research, technical assistance, and advocacy focused on women's economic roles, health and nutrition, the environment and natural resources, adolescent sexual health, and women's rights. Dr. Malhotra is the Group Director of Social and Economic Development at ICRW, and directs the Population and Social Transitions team. She leads ICRW's research and its work on social, economic, and demographic issues, particularly in the areas of: conceptualizing and measuring women's empowerment; youth and transitions to adulthood; reproductive health and rights; migration; and program monitoring and evaluation. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from Cornell University. Dr. Malhotra has contributed to the field through numerous published articles, workshops, trainings, and representations on review committees. Before joining ICRW, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland and an NIH fellow at the University of North Carolina.

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