Call for Papers: National Conference on Women’s Quest for Equality on India Promises, Problems and Prospects (Abstract by 20th August)

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Important details:

Dates of Conference – 9th and 10th January 2015

Venue- Thorale Bajirao Peshawe Sabhagruha, “Jnanadweepa”, Thane College Campus, Chendani Bunder Road, Thane- 400601, (MS), India

Organized by Women Development Cell (WDC) VPM’ s Joshi- Bedekar College

Details of Conference –

The Two- Day Conference will raise number of issues encountered by women in this male- dominated “patriarchal” society and find answers to some of these problems such as dowry harassment, rape, eve-teasing, wife-beating, etc and also seek to address how women can overcome barriers of society and empower themselves.

Paper may be presented on any of the following themes:

A. Constitutional and legal safeguards for women to ensure equality

B. The Unequal status of women manifested in the following arenas:

  • Demographic Inequality
  • Health Related Issues
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Personal Space
  • Employment
  • Political Participation
  • Safety and Security
  • Representation in Media

C. Policy initiatives to ensure equality and role of society in Empowering Women

Instructions for submission:

Abstract- not more than 300 words be submitted in MS Word, version 2007; Font- Times New Roman , size-12, double spacing

It should include Title, name of presenter, affiliation details, mailing address and keywords.

An email- version of abstract must be sent

Important dates:

Deadline for submission- by 20th August 2014

Notification of acceptance- 1st October 2014

Last date of submission of paper- 15th November 2014

Date of Conference- 9th and 10th January 2015

For further Inquiries, Contact:

Asst. Prof. Priyamvada Tokekar- 9967648864

Asst. Prof. Dr. Suja Roy Abraham 9823120255

Brochure to be found at this address:

http://vpmthane.org/comm/Seminar/Details.pdf