ABOUT NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, DELHI (NLUD)
NLUD, one of India’s premier law School, has been ranked country’s Second best law school consecutively for the last three years by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The University has made a special niche in the area of legal education and research through its various academic programmes, dynamic pedagogical skills, innovative approaches and initiatives in a short span of time.
The primary objective of the University is to evolve and impart comprehensive and interdisciplinary legal education that is socially relevant. Through this education, we aim to promote legal and ethical values and foster the rule of law and the objectives enshrined in the Constitution of India. Furthermore, the University works towards dissemination of legal knowledge and its role in national development, so that the ability to analyse and present contemporary issues of public concern and their legal implications for the benefit of the public is improved. These processes strive to promote legal awareness in the community and to achieve political, social and economic justice.
ABOUT THE CENTRE FOR BANKING AND FINANCIAL LAWS (CBFL)
The Centre for Banking and Finance Laws at the National Law University, Delhi has been established to develop the intellectual leadership and capabilities in the field of banking, capital markets, gender related issues and other financial services. It aims to generate scholarship and work as a think tank for robustness and soundness of the banking sector. To bring better analytical clarity at national, regional and global levels, the Centre seeks to engage public and private stakeholders for working together on exchange of ideas, policy recommendations and allied regulatory issues.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr Sanghamitra Dhar is an adept Social Work practitioner, a Social Researcher, and a Gender Expert with more decades of inter-sectional programme management experience. She has experience of leading grassroots programmes, has invested considerable amount of time in academic pursuit, and has provided technical assistance to various international organisations. She specialises on issues of Gender Equality, Involuntary Resettlement/Displacement issues, Child Rights, and Research Methodology in Social Sciences.
She had led a longitudinal Behaviour Change programme on gender-biased sex selection issues in the endemic states like Rajasthan & MP. She is engaged as an expert on Gender Responsive Budgeting for the states of Nagaland and Manipur, two of the North-Eastern States in India. Currently she is handholding the State of Manipur to implement GRB in their State. She has also served as the Social Development Specialist to Asian Development Bank to work on their Resettlement & Rehabilitation issues in Infrastructural Projects in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Punjab, Odisha, WB, etc.
Academically, she has been a UGC Fellow (both JRF&SRF) at the Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, and her doctoral work was an empirical effort to understand the perceptions of displaced women in one of Asia’s largest SEZ.
Topic: Understanding Gender Mainstreaming
Date and Time:
31th July, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. IST.
Platform for the Session: Google Meet (The link for the session will be shared with the registered participants)