Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Training Workshop on the Demography of Gender Bias

Posted: 1/31/2017 (Conference)

This workshop provides training in the measure, understanding, analysis of the demographic gender bias as well as of its consequences and the policy response. It will focus on sex imbalances at birth in South Asia (prenatal sex selection), but will also examine other forms of gender bias and the situation elsewhere in Asia and Eastern Europe. Sessions, group discussions, special lectures, and project work will give participants an opportunity to work through the full range of analytical skills required to assess and interpret gender bias.

Eligible participants: Graduate students in social sciences with interest in demography or gender studies/Junior faculty from national academic institutions/NGO and government professionals working in the field of gender equity/International students, academics and professionals from the region.

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Date: 03/20/2017

Deadline: 02/20/2017

Location: New Delhi, India