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Actress Nandita Das at the Difficult Dialogues 2018

Actress Nandita Das at the Difficult Dialogues 2018
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Brookings India was a knowledge partner at Difficult Dialogues 2018, an annual conference that was held from February 9 to 11 at the International Centre Goa (ICG) and this year, focused on gender equality.

Brookings India Director of Research, Shamika Ravi was part of a panel discussion on women in politics.

The conference featured leading experts, policy makers and renowned personalities including filmmakers Prakash Jha and Ketan Mehta; actors Nandita Das and Deepa Sahi; LGBT rights activists Laxmi Narayan Tripathi and Ashok Row Kavi, women’s rights activists Flavia Agnes, Zakia Soman, Vrinda Grover, Urvashi Butalia and Ritu Menon were part of the event.

Speakers also included Maharashtra’s first woman IPS officer Meeran Chaddha Borwankar and Rajya Sabha MP and former Union Minister for Women and Child Development Renuka Chowdhury and politician Jaya Jaitly.

 

 

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