1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Kalyani Menon-Sen

Collaborating Researcher

Kalyani Menon-Sen was collaborating with UNRISD on the Think Piece Series “Let's Talk about Women's Rights: 20 Years after the Beijing Platform for Action”. She wrote a think piece with the title "Twenty Years after Beijing: Time to Re-evaluate Policy Engagements with the State?". At the time of this writing, Menon-Sen was a feminist activist and researcher based in Delhi, India. Her work focuses on the impacts of neoliberal economic policies on women. She is a member of Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression, an unfunded activist platform that challenges state agencies and their role in perpetrating and condoning violence against women. She also has a long association with Mahila Samakhya, a programme of women's education for empowerment.