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Women Creativity and Social Concern

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Upcoming International Conference being organized and hosted by the Women's Studies Center at Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan.

 

The conference intends to focus on social construction of gender in the Indian context by analyzing the various institutions such as education, household, community, market, and the state and to help to evolve perspectives on development and strategies to counter the inter-linked forces of caste, class and patriarchy.

 

Women Creativity and Social Concern
Ashramkanya Amita Sen: 100th birth anniversary Celebration
5-7 Jan. 2012 (Tentative)
Women’s Studies Centre, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan

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DFID to Continue its Development Cooperation Programme in India ...

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Earlier this year, it was agreed that DFID would maintain its development cooperation programme in India at £ 280 million (Rs. 2250 crores) annually for the next four years until 2014-15. Both countries reiterated their ...
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Promoting Sustainability in India

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CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development is one of the institutions that promotes sustainability in India. The Centre, which is based out of Delhi enables businesses to become more sustainable.
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Aid to India part of broad plan to build trade and investment, says minister - The Independent

The Government's controversial decision to continue giving money to India, a nation that has more billionaires than the UK and an aid programme of its own, is directly linked to developing trade and investment opportunities.

 

Mr Mitchell said half of the money donated would go towards developing public private partnerships. The first of these was launched yesterday, with Mr Mitchell announcing a tie-up with the Industries Development Bank of India. The scheme, called Samridhi or prosperity, aims to help poor people gain access to financial services.

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Naila Kabeer: South Asia's 'Daughter Deficit'

In India, nearly 10 million women have gone missing since 1985. Sex-selective abortion, infanticide, and the neglect/discrimination of India's daughters have...
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Imagining Religions in India: Colonialism and the Mapping of South Asian History and Culture

Imagining Religions in India: Colonialism and the Mapping of South Asian History and Culture | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

12.12.2011, Uzh, Zürich

 

Angesichts einer augenscheinlichen «Wiederkehr der Religion» wird derzeit in Europa die Säkularität der Moderne neu verhandelt; einige sprechen gar von einer «postsäkularen Gesellschaft».

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