Day 2
November 13th, 2015
08:00 - 08:45 AM • Registration

Plenary Session - 09:00 - 10:30 PM
Gender and Collective Bargaining with a Focus on Old and New Forms of Labour Mobilizations
09:00 - 09:15 AM

'The Politics of Claims - Making by Women Workers in the Global Economy'
Prof. Naila Kabeer, Gender Institute, LSE,UK
09:17- 09:32 AM
'Women and overseas migration'
Dr. Sr Lissy, NDWM, Hyderabad
9:34-09:49 AM

Gender and Collective Bargaining, Emerging Forms of Collective Mobilisation
Dr. Sumangala Damodaran , Associate Professor, AUD, New Delhi
09:51-10:30 AM

Chair: Ms. Sonia George, Coordinator, SEWA, Kerala
10:30 - 10:45 AM - Tea Break
Parallel Sessions 10:45 - 12:15 PM
Session I
Linking Institutions and Livelihoods: Reflections on Women, Work, Skills and Collective Bargaining
Session I I
Gendered Citizenship and Human Development: Issues and Challenges

Session I I I
Young Scholar Session-Health
(7 minutes each)

10:45-11:05 AM
Probing the Low Participation Rates: A Comparative Analysis of Women’s Employment in India and Kerala
Prof. Neetha N, CWDS, New Delhi
Equal Laws but Unequal Protection
Dr. Gita Gopal,Gender Advisor,Government of Kerala
Gender Matters: The Differential Morbidity, Response and Resilience Mechanisms Among Women in the Context of Emerging and Re-Emerging Communicable Diseases in Kerala
Ms. Sivaja K Nair, Research Scholar, IIT Madras
11:07-11:27 AM
Gender and Informality in Employment
Prof. Preet Rustagi, IHD, New Delhi
Developmental Citizenship and Gender in Contemporary India and Kerala
Dr. Devika,Associate Professor, CDS
Family Planning Policies and Women in Iran
Ms.Tahereh Yadegari, MA Anthropology, Hyderabad Central University
11:29-11:49 AM
Linking Institutions and Livelihoods: Reflections on Women, Work and Skills
Prof. A V Jose, CDS, Trivandrum and Ms. Nalini Nayak Sewa, Kerala
Transgressing the Borders of Legality: Gender, Citizenship and Transnational Migration of Women Domestic Workers
Dr. Bindulakshmi Pattadath Assistant Professor,TISS, Mumbai
Cries From The Womb: An Attempt to Fight Female Foeticide
Ms. Usha Sharma, Department of Education, Maharashtra
11:51-12:15 PM
DiscussionChair : Prof. Padmini Swaminthan,TISS, Hyderabad
Chair : Prof. Rosa Perez University Of Lisbon, Portugal
An Intervention on Decision- making and Self-esteem Among Institutionalised Adolescent Girls
Ms Chaitra, And Ms.Kavita J, Research Scholars, NIMHANS,Bangalore
Psychosocial and Clinical Profile of Women Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse with Psychiatric Disorders
Ms. Kavita Jangam, Mr.Muralidhar an. K, Ms. Tansa K. A, Research Scholars, NIMHANS, Bangalore
Population Debates in Colonial India: A Feminist Response
Ms. Ramneet Kaur, Research Scholar, University of Delhi
Perception of Social Support and Maternal Mood During Pregnancy
Ms. Supraja T A, Research Scholar, NIMHANS, Bangalore
Economic Empowerment and Women with Locomotor Disabilities: Barriers in the Society
Mr. Nayan Roy Chaudhuri, Mr. Abhijit Ghosh, Social Workers, NIOH, Kolkata
Discussion (Chair) Chair: Prof. David Legge, La Trobe University in Melbourne
Plenary Session - 12:20 - 1:30 PM
Understanding Masculinity: Men and Boys for Equality and Gender Justice
12:20 - 12:30 PM

Masculinity and Religious Socio-Economic Interface in South Asia
Mr. Subhash Mendhapurkar, Founder/Director SUTRA, Himachal Pradesh
12:32 - 12:42 PM

Working with Men for Gender Equality and Reconstructing Masculinity: The Grassroots Experience
Mr. Anand Pawar, Executive Director, SAMYAK, Communication and Resource Centre, Pune
12:44 - 12:54 PM

Possibilities and Challenges in Dealing with Masculinity: The Praxis View...
Mr. Satish Kumar, Additional Director CHSJ, New Delhi
12:56 - 01:06 PM

Engaging Of Feminist Allies In Addressing Masculinity
Ms. Bimla Chandrashekhar,Founder/Director, EKTA, Resource Centre For Women, Madhurai
01:08 - 01:30 PM

Chair : Mr. Shrinivas Rao, Azad Foundation, New Delhi
01:30-02:15 PM - Lunch Break
Parallel Sessions 02:15 - 3:45 PM
Session I
Neo-Liberalism and Health: The Mining of Health Sector
Session I I
Discussion on Kerala’s Policy for Transgender

Session I I I
Young Scholar Session-Law
(7 minutes each)

02:15-02:25 PM
Corporatisation of Health Services and the Rise of Medical Industrial Complex in India
Prof Rama Baru JNU, New Delhi
(10 minutes each)
Mr. Sonu Niranjan
Training Officer, Sangama, Bangalore
Ms. Simran Shaikh
Programme Officer HIV/AIDS Alliance New Delhi Ms.
Ms. Kalki Subramaniam
Founder, Sahodari Foundation, Auroville
Ms. Akkai Padmashali
Founder, Ondede, Bangalore
Prostitution: Health, Human Rights and Law
Ms Iqra Khalidand Ms. Aditi Chaturvedi,IInd Year, Faculty of Law, University Of Delhi
A Critical Analysis of the Sexual Harassment Laws in India
Ms. Moksha da Bhushan, Faculty ,Law schoo
02:27-02:37 PM
Global Health Crisis, Transnational Capitalism and Gender Solidarity
Prof. David Legge, La Trobe University In Melbourne
Chair: Mr. Jithendran VN , IAS, Director, Department Of Social Justice, Keral
Gender Sensitivity, Law and Society: Transgender Issues
Mr. Apoorva Kumar, Student Amity Law School, Delhi
02:39-02:49 PM
Inequalities in Income and Wealth
Prof. Vikas Rawal, JNU, New Delhi
RTI as a Tool for Strengthening Women’s Social Security
Mr. A. Aravindan Assistant Professor (Law) University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Energy Acres, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
02:51-03:01 PM
Private Capital in Health Care System in India: Some Observations and Concerns
Dr. Indira Chakravarthy, Public Health Specialist, Visiting Fellow, JNU
Women in Combat: Marching their Way Towards Gender Inclusion
Ms. Aishani Anvekar, Student, Symbiosis Law School, Pune
03:03-03:13 PM
Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: An Overview of Policy Level Changes and its Implications for Access to Medicnes
Dr. M.R. Santhosh , Assistant Professor, TISS, GuwahatI
Discussion Chair: Ms. J. Sandhya Advocate & Member Child Rights Commission Trivandrum
03:15-03:45 PM
Chair: Prof. Mohan Rao JNU, New-Delhi
01:30-02:15 PM - Lunch Break
Parallel Sessions 04:00 - 05:30 PM
Session I
Health And Well-Being

Session I I

Session I I I
Young Scholar Session-Economy xAnd Work
(7 minutes each)
04:00-04:15 PM
Reproductive And Sexual Health Rights
Mr. Subhash Mendhapur kar from SUTRA, Himachal Pradesh
Including Gender in Education: The politics of data and development
Dr. Dipta Bhog, Nirantar, Delhi
Challenges and Issues of Home Based Work: A Case Study of Beedi Rolling Industry in Malabar
Ms. Suramya T.K. Research Scholar, IIT, Madras
04:17-04:32 PM
Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Commercial Surrogacy
Ms. Simran , SAMA, Resource Group for Women and Health , Delhi
Impact of Education on Women’s Health, Skills Employment and Empowerment
Dr. Akhila Radhakrishnan, Planning and Evaluation Specialist, UNICEF Tamil Nadu
Female Domestic Workers: Performing Gendered Labour in Global Markets
Ms. Nargis Vasundhara, Research Scholar, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University
04:34-04.49 PM
Demographic Trends- Sex Ratio, Ageing
Dr. K.S.James , ISEC, Bangalore
Education, the Third Eye and Women's Political Agency: Three Moments in History
Prof. Uma Chakravarti Feminist, Historian, New Delhi
Explaining Gender Discrimination in the Employment and Earnings of Engineering Graduates in India
Mr. Pradeep Kumar Choudhury , Assistant Professor, JNU, New Delhi
04:51-05:06 PM
Mental Health
Dr. Nima Ganga , Post-Doctoral Fellow, Duke University
Chair: Dr. Nandini Manjrekar Associate Professor, TISS, Mumbai
“Groomed bodies at Work”
Ms. Ipsita Pradhan, Research Scholar, HCU, Hyderabad
05:06-05:30 PM
Chair: Ms Indu Capoor , CHETNA, Ahmedabad
Recognising Unpaid Work: Critical for Securing Women’s Human Right
Mr. Anil Kumar, PWESCR New Delhi
Gendered Employment: Dynamics in Unorganised Manufactuing in India
Ms. Jumrani and Ms. Pavitra S Scientist, Research ICAR-NIAP, New Delhi.
Constituting Gender and Work: A Case Study of Theeramythri Programme for Fisher Women in Kerala
Ms. Aswathy P, Research Scholar, IIT, Madras
An Investigation into the Gender Dimensions of Taxation in India
Ms. Sunpriya Balachandran, . Assistant Professor On Contract, All Saints' College Thiruvananthapu ram
An Investigation into the Gender Dimensions of Taxation in India
Ms. Sunpriya Balachandran, . Assistant Professor On Contract, All Saints' College Thiruvananthapu ram
Chair: Ms. Aleyamma Vijayan, Sakhi , Resource Centre for Women and Gender Studies, Kerala
Plenary Session - 05:30-07:00 PM
Image Of Women In The Media
05: 30 - 05:45 PM

Such a Long Journey - Claiming Media as a Gendered Space
Ms. Pamela Philipose , Senior Fellow, ICSSR
05: 47- 06:02 PM
Portrayal of Women in the Media
Ms. Parvathy , Actress
06:04 - 06:19 PM

Gender Bias without Borders: An Investigation of Female Characters in Popular Films across 11 Countries
Ms. Pat Mitchell, CEO, POW! Strategies, New York, USA
06: 21 - 07:00 PM

(Chair) Dr. Mallika Sarabhai, Darpana , Ahmedabad
08:00 - 9:00 PM - Dinner &
‘Natya Vismaya’ -TransgenderDance Group, Kerala