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Urban Youth in India, 2013

Started May 4, 2013 0 Replies

T-131, Tower 1, 3rd Floor, International Infotech Park, Vashi, Navi Mumbai - 400703. India. Tel.: +91-22-6723 1000 eSocialSciences State of the Urban Youth India 2012: Employment, Livelihoods,…Continue

an appeal for contribution towards Gandhi shikshan Bahvan, Indian Council of Basic Education, Mumbai.

Started Feb 24, 2013 0 Replies

Dear friends,Sending an appeal for contribution towards Gandhi shikshan Bahvan, Indian Council of Basic Education, Mumbai.Please make your own contribution and circulate this appeal to all your…Continue

One Billion Rising: Songs of Feminist Movement in India

Started this discussion. Last reply by Prof. Vibhuti Patel Jan 1, 2013. 2 Replies

Our army has come Defying police degradation,Tossing aside traditition,We have come!Dalit, Battered woman, worker, farmerIn an army together,We have come!To end dowry, rape, misused authority,To stop…Continue

OUR GREATEST FEAR by Dr. Nelson Mendela

Started this discussion. Last reply by GOPI KANTA GHOSH Oct 18, 2012. 2 Replies

Our greatest is not that we are inadequate, Our greatest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that frightens us. We ask ourselves, ’Who am I to be so…Continue

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In regard to the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi I am a / we are an
scholar, activist, institution
About me / us
I teach economics in SNDT Women's University. I have been active in the women's movement in India. I am on the Advisory Board of Centre for Gandhian Studies, Maniben Nanavati College for Women, Mumbai. I am Governing Board member of Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan, Mumbai. I have contributed units for distance learning courses of School of Gandhian Studies, IGNOU.
I have authored a book Women’s Challenges of the New Millennium by Gyan Publication, Delhi, published in 2002. She has co-authored two books: Indian Women - Change and Challenge (1985) and Reaching for Half the Sky (1985). She has co-edited volume Macro Economic Policies and the Millennium Development Goals published by Gyan Publications, Delhi in 2006. She is co-editor of series of 15 volumes on Empowering Women Worldwide, The Women Press, Delhi, 2008. She has edited the book, Discourse on Women and Empowerment, The Women Press, Delhi, 2009 and Girls and Girlhoods-At the Threshold of Youth and Gender, 2010 by The Women Press, B. R. Publications, Delhi.
My / our projects, events, campaigns, research, publications
Expert Committee on School of Gandhian Thoughts, Board member of School of Extension & Development Studies and Board member of School of Gender and Development Studies for Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU). She is a member of Advisory Board of Department of Women’s Studies of National Council of Education, Research and Training (NCERT), Delhi. She was a member of subgroup on Gender and Agriculture for the 11th Five Year Plan, the Planning Commission of India, GOI, Delhi. She is Expert Committee (EC) for Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, GoI, Delhi and National Advisory Board, PACS 2 (a programme of DFID), National Operations Office, Indian Forum for Inclusive Response & Social Transformation (IFIRST), Delhi and Technical Advisory Group for the project “Enhancing male participation for improving gender equality in Maharashtra” by UNFPA.
I am / We are member of the following institution(s)
Member of Editorial Board of
• The International Journal Of Economics, Education And Development (TIJEED), Switzerland,
• Bharatiya Samajik Chintan, Indian Academy Of Social Sciences, Allahabad,
• Social Modernity-Asian Journal Of Social Sciences, Ranchi,
• The Urban World, Quarterly Journal Of Regional Centre For Urban Environmental Studies, All India Institute Of Local Self Government, Mumbai
• Quest in Education, A Quarterly Journal Published By Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan, Mumbai.
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Dr. Vibhuti Patel,
Prof. and Head, PG Economics,
SNDT Women’s University,
Churchgate, Mumbai-20
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Herstory of Dr. Neera Desai Memorial Lecture Vibhuti Patel 24-9-2015

Posted on September 30, 2015 at 11:55 0 Comments

Herstory of Dr. Neera Desai Memorial Lecture

Vibhuti Patel

Research Centre for Women’s Studies (RCWS) instituted of Dr. Neera Desai Memorial Lecture in memory of its founding Director and received generous donations for corpus funds from Neeraben’s friends, fellow travelers in social movements, colleagues and well-wishers in women’s studies and women’s movements.

From the very beginning Department of Economics, Gujarat Research Society and Advocate Mihir Desai have…


Tribute to Praful Bidwai- an anti Nuke Activist and Veteran Journalist by Vibhuti Patel, 25-6-2015

Posted on June 28, 2015 at 19:44 0 Comments

It is difficult to accept that Praful is no more. Two days back he passed away in Amsterdam, The Netherland. Now, who will spontaneously respond to right wing onslaught on the masses in these difficult times, both globally and within India?

I got to know Praful in 1974 in Mumbai in a meeting organised by the New Left group of young revolutionaries to which he belonged, when Com. Ernest…


Obituary for Dr. Jyotiben Trivedi (1922-2015)

Posted on May 15, 2015 at 19:21 1 Comment


Jyotiben Trivedi (1922-2015)

Vice Chancellor SNDT Women’s University, 1980-86


Dr. JyotibenTrivedi was the Vice Chancellor of SNDT Women’s University from 1980 to 1986.  Jyotiben passed away on 14-4-2015. She was kind, sensitive to the problems of all the employees of SNDTWU and took genuine interest in our lives. She helped and guided us at times of difficulty, and was generous in sponsoring education and health expenditure of the needy. Often…


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At 6:13 on June 26, 2019, Prof. Vibhuti Patel said…
Sharing Links for IGNOU Gyanvani Audio Lectures by Vibhuti Patel on Gender and Development

1. Economics of Gender and Development

2. Demography of Gender

3. Demographic Transition Theory

4. Women in Development, women & Development, Gender & Development

5. Women & Work: Visible & Invisible, Paid and Unpaid, Market Segmentation

6. Women in Decision Making

7. Women and Reproductive Rights: Critique of Demographic Transition Theory

8. Gender Audit of Budgets

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At 14:05 on April 11, 2015, Bruno Serra said…

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At 4:18 on August 26, 2012, Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav said…

I am Prof. and Gandhian Scholar. Having a deep knowledge in Gandhi and his philosophy. I have done research more than hundred topics of Mahatma Gandhi. I am editor of Khoj Gandhiji ki, a hindi general. Now I am working in Gandhi Research Foundation. Where one of the best audio guided museum in the world.


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