Melbourne Events

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30

Women's Rights in India - Celebrating International Women's Day

Wed 08th Mar 2017
11:00am - 12:30pm

Upstairs Seminar Room - Australia India Institute

147-149 Barry Street, Carlton VIC 3053

Join us at Australia India Institute for a special panel discussion on Women's Rights in India on International Women's Day. 

About the speakers: 

Dolly Kikon, Lecturer in Development Studies, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

Light skin and soft skills: Training Indigenous Migrants for the Hospitality Sector in India

Inotoli Zhimomi, Founder of Naga Education House (Australia)

Challenges for Naga women's political participation and customary laws in Nagaland

Amanda Gilbertson, Lecturer in Youth and Contemporary India, Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne

Middle-class youth promoting gender equality in Delhi: Contesting politics and feminisms

Amy Piedalue, NGN Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne

Muslim Women’s Activism in Hyderabad: An Intersectional Lens on Gender-based Violence

Panel Chair: Haripriya Rangan, Director for Research and Academic Programmes, Australia India Institute

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:00 to 12:30