National Seminars

  • ‘Violence against Women and Girls with Physical Disabilities in India: Understanding the Issues and Promoting Legal Empowerment’  supported by South Asia Women’s Fund on 14 September, 2017 at Conference Hall, Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan, Opp. CWDS, New Delhi
  • Workshop on Women’s Rights, Workers, Migrants and the Law on 18-19 March, 2017 at Bankura
  • Research Scholars’ Workshop on Gender, Nation and Community: Representations and Contestations on 9th  – 10th March, 2017 at Conference Hall, Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan, Opp. CWDS, New Delhi
  • 4th Professor Lotika Sarkar Memorial Lecture on ‘Women’s Unequal Status in Family Laws in India Today’ which is being organised at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi in collaboration with the Centre for Women’s Development Studies (CWDS) on Saturday, March 4, 2017
  • Book discussion on “Too Many Men, Too Few Women: Social Consequences of Gender Imbalance in India and China” edited by Ravinder Kaur on 22 November, 2016 jointly
    organised by CWDS and BVSS at Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan, New Delhi
  • The Centre for Women’s Development Studies (CWDS), New Delhi  in collaboration with the All India Confederation of the Blind (AICB), Delhi are organising a one day Interactive Workshop on ‘Creating bridges between visually challenged women and the Women’s Movement’ on Saturday 25 June 2016 at Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan, Gole Market, New Delhi
  • National Workshop on “Labour Law and the Migrant Worker” held at IIC, New Delhi, 14-15 March, 2016
  • Resource Sharing of Documents and Information Sources for Women’s Movements in India: A Dialogue with Women’s Organisations – CWDS-VMMF. A Workshop to focus on Resource Sharing of Documents and Information Sources for the study and documentation of the Women’s Movement in India was organized on 25th February, 2016, at CWDS, New Delhi.
  • The Third Prof. Lotika Sarkar Memorial Lecture on “Remembering the Teacher, Scholar, Feminist, Activist and above all a Humanist Lotika Di” was delivered by Professor B.B. Pande Former Professor, CLC, DU, Currently, Chair Professor in Criminal Law, NLU Delhi. The lecture, held on 20th February, 2016, was organised by Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi, Delhi in collaboration with CWDS.
  • “Remembering Vina Mazumdar – Action Research: Reflections and the Road Ahead”, Bankura, West Bengal, 15-16 February 2016 under the CWDS-VMMF
  • The Journey from Victim to Survivor: Challenges for Justice in collaboration with Partners for Law in Development conducted a two day workshop on 11-12 February, 2016
  • Research Scholars’ Workshop on “Engendering Social Change: Practices of Resistance’’, held at IIC, New Delhi, on 30 – 31 January, 2016, organized as part of CWDS-VMMF activities
  • Course/Workshop on Issues and Approaches under University’s programme Gender and Development in India (South Asia) for undergraduate students from University of Pennsylvania, 21-23 December, 2015
  • Action For Autism celebrated Christmas with support from Centre For Women’s Development Studies.  The event was held at the National Centre for Autism India, New Delhi, 19 December, 2015.
  • Lecture on “Role of  Women in Library Networking: A Journey to COLLNET. The lecture by Prof. Dr. Hildrun Kretschmer – founder Director of “COLLNET” – a global interdisciplinary research network under the title “Collaboration in Science and in Technology” www.collnet.de was organized by the newly-formed Association of Women Librarians (AWL) in Collaboration with Centre for Women’s Development Studies on 18 November 2015 and chaired by Kumud Sharma, Chairperson, CWDS
  • Workshop on Approaching Data Sources: A Gender Lens, organized by CWDS, 9th December, 2014, at IIC, New Delhi
  • Workshop on Gender Discrimination Acts at the Workplace, 18 February 2015, NTPC, Faridabad, Haryana
  • Seminar on“Gender, Society and Culture: Issues from the North Indian Context” in collaboration with Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan (BVSSS), New Delhi, to facilitate a discussion on women and gender in the context of contemporary social life, 12th March, 2015
  • Capturing Women’s Lives and Change in a City in Transition, in collaboration with India International Centre, New Delhi featured A Series of Interactive Conversations on Capturing Women’s Lives in a Changing Delhi
  • National Media Sensitisation Workshops on Sex Selection
  • Women in the Worlds of Labour: Interdisciplinary and Intersectional Perspectives, Collaborative Seminar: co-organised by Meena Gopal (Advanced Centre for Women’s Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai) and Mary E. John (CWDS), 21-22 February, 2014
  • Seminar on “Education for Social Change: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives”, in collaboration with Uttara Devi Resource Centre for Gender and Development, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) at India International Centre, New Delhi, August 30-31, 2013
  • Workshop on Gender for Education in Society with Teachers at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi, 26-27 June 2013
  • National Workshop on Women’s Work, Employment and the Indian Economy held on April 26-27, 2013, Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan, New Delhi
  • Issues before the Women’s Movement at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi, April 6, 2013
  • Paid Domestic Work: Emerging Trajectories, Organisational and Regulatory Scenario at Conference Hall – II, YWCA of Delhi, Ashoka Road, New Delhi, 15-16 March, 2013
  • User Charges, Public Health Facilities and Universal Access in collaboration with Rama V Baru, Centre for Social Medicine and Community Health, JNU at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 7th and 8th December, 2012
  • National Consultation on Equity in Higher Education Towards an Intersectional Approach, at ICSSR Conference Room, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi. March 3, 2012
  • Book launch of the first three Volumes in the Series Women, Equality and the Republic: Landmarks in the Indian Story
  • Healthcare Reforms and Rationing of Healthcare Services in India: Ethical Issues and Challenges at National Bioethics Conference 3, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, November 18, 2010
  • Report on the National Seminar ‘Indian Nursing in the New Era of Healthcare’
  • Questions and approaches in Feminist Science Studies in collaboration with Rajeswari Raina, NISTADS, at the India International Centre, December 24th 2010.
  • Critical Knowledges and Higher Education: Mapping the Ground March 15-16th 2011, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Disability and Gender
  • Workshop on Adoption and Minority Laws was held 9-10th February 2009 in collaboration with the Centre for Minority and Dalit Studies at Jamia Millia Islamia
  • Curriculum Development Consultation, 11-12 January 2008, at the YWCA, New Delhi
  • A National Seminar on Women and Migration was organised on 19th-20th September, 2007. It was supported by the National Commission for Women
  • Re-presenting Indian Women: 1875 to 1947, A Visual Documentary