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National Seminar on
Women and Employment in India: Issues and Challenges
19-20 March 2020
Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
Organised by Centre for Development Studies, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar and
Centre for Gender Studies, Institute for Human Development, Delhi

About the Conference

The Centre for Development Studies, Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh and Centre for Gender Studies, Institute for Human Development (IHD), Delhi are jointly organizing a national seminar on ‘Women Employment in India: Issues and Challenges’ during 19-20 March 2020 at Itanagar to comprehensively discuss the above issues and to provide an agenda for further research and policies for enhancing women’s work. These issues will be discussed both at the national and regional level. Issues pertaining to women’s employment in the North-east will be discussed in separate sessions. While the bulk of the papers will be invited from well-known experts, some papers will also be through competitive call. The selected and revised papers presented in the seminar will be published as a book by some reputed publisher.

Professor Vandana Upadhyay, Head, Department of Economics, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar and Professor Aasha Kapur Mehta, Chairperson, Centre for Gender Studies at IHD are the Coordinators of the seminar.+ Read More



Call for Papers

The objective of the seminar is to discuss various issues relating to women’s employment, particularly in the wake of changing and emerging labour markets. Professor Vandana Upadhyay, Professor and Head, Department of Economics, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar and Professor Aasha Kapur Mehta, Visiting Professor and Chairperson, Centre for Gender Studies, IHD are the seminar coordinators. Those interested to contribute papers are invited to send abstracts of their papers including objectives, scope, methodology and major findings (in not less than 500 words) by 27 January 2020.+ Read More