KEYNOTE SPEAKER

mahendranath busgopal

MAHENDRANATH BUSGOPAUL

Secretary General Halley Movement Coalition
Mauritius.

Mahendranath Busgopaul is the Secretary-General of Halley Movement and the founder of Internet Child Safety Foundation. He is also a trainer and researcher and has implemented various community-based programs in the African region, including Helpline Mauritius, the first free online counseling service for children and young adults in Mauritius. Mahendranat occupied key positions in the education sector in Mauritius for the past 40 years, He have come up with policy at national level on issues related to Internet Governance. Mahendranat have a University degree and he have piloted various community based programmes at national level. Since the past 20 years, his organisation is running informal schools for marginalised and rural children in Mauritius. At regional level, he is the elected member for the General Assembly of African Union, ECOSOCC.

He also serves as a Country Liaison for Childhood Education International and has participated in several Education Diplomacy events, including the 2017 Institute of the Center for Education Diplomacy. As the leader of Halley Movement, Mahendranath presented on “Sexual Exploitation of Children in Mauritius” during the United Nations Human Rights Council held in Geneva in October 2018. The UN Human Rights Council ultimately followed up on several of Halley Movement’s recommendations, including taking action on child protection and adopting a new children’s bill.

SESSION SPEAKERS

mathilde stephanie ngo pouhe

Mathilde Stephanie Ngo Pouhe

University of Dundee,
United Kingdom.

Elizabeth Peprah

Elizabeth Peprah

Walden University,
United States.

silvia abad merino

Silvia Abad-Merino

University of Córdoba,
Spain.

maría de los ángeles olivares garcía

María de los Ángeles Olivares-García

University of Córdoba,
Spain.

sonia garcía segura

Sonia García-Segura

University of Córdoba,
Spain.

roma ranasinghe

Roma Ranasinghe

Attorney-at-Law,
Sri Lanka.

pooja shree mishra

Pooja Shree Mishra

National Institute of Technology,
India.

ashani sanjula kavindri kodagoda

Ashani Sanjula Kavindri Kodagoda

The Open University of Sri Lanka,
Sri Lanka.

a.d. nirosha lakmini ruwanpathirana

A.D. Nirosha Lakmini Ruwanpathirana

University of Ruhuna,
Sri Lanka

swarnim swasti

Swarnim Swasti

Bennett University,
India.

tina solomons

Tina Solomons

General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University,
Sri Lanka.

prof. alka singh

Prof. Alka Singh

Vasanta College for Women
India

dr. i. sivakumar

Dr. I. Sivakumar

Alagappa University,
India.

dr. s. poulpunitha

Dr. S. Poulpunitha

Alagappa University,
India.

meha pumbay

Meha Pumbay

Rural Support Programmes Network,
Pakistan.

e.g.i. sevwandi

E.G.I. Sevwandi

University of Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

amogkha d

Amogkha D.

Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR),
India.

mahreen fatima

Mahreen Fatima

Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR),
India.

monica mohansundaram

Monica Mohansundaram

Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR),
India.

aanchal bordoloi

Aanchal Bordoloi

Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR),
India.

barbara sneha domingo

Barbara Sneha Domingo

Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR),
India.

akshara harish

Akshara Harish

Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR),
India.

daiti baindur

Daiti Baindur

Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR),
India.

u.p.n.n. pathirana

U.P.N.N. Pathirana

University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
Sri Lanka.

dr. zehra habib

Dr. Zehra Habib

Institute of Business Management
Pakistan

karan varshney

Karan Varshney

Deakin University
Australia

r.w. jayaweera

R.W. Jayaweera

University of Colombo
Sri Lanka

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Annona Ahmed

American International University,
Bangladesh.

Dr. Saurabh Kumar Singh

Dr. Saurabh Kumar Singh

Vasanta College for Women,
India.

Dr. Manjari Shukla

Dr. Manjari Shukla

Vasanta College for Women,
India.

Dr. Rachana Pandey

Dr. Rachana Pandey

Vasanta College for Women,
India.

null

Sunita Arya

Vasanta College for Women,
India.

Dr. Rita Shah

Dr. Rita Shah

Vasanta College for Women,
India.

Ranjita Marak

Ranjita Marak

Vasanta College for Women,
India.

Dr. Kiconco Milliam

Dr. Kiconco Milliam

Kyambogo University,
Uganda.

Francesca Braga

Francesca Braga

Middlesex University London,
United Kingdom.

Dr. Manjari Jhunjhunwala

Dr. Manjari Jhunjhunwala

Vasanta College for Women,
India.

Dr. Poonam Singh

Dr. Poonam Singh

Vasanta College for Women,
India.

TOPICS @ SPOTLIGHT – FUTURE OF WOMEN 2021

ABSTRACT TITLES OF LIVE PRESENTATIONS

Gender Inequality in the Energy Transition Era: Energize Women of the Developing World!

Mathilde Stephanie Ngo Pouhe (University of Dundee, United Kingdom)

 

Whose Choice Is It Anyway? The “Missing Women” Doctors of Pakistan

Meha Pumbay (Rural Support Programmes Network, Pakistan)

“The Women’s Crusade”: The Re-Education of the Victim-Blamer

Elizabeth Peprah (Walden University, United States)

Journey from Woman Subalternity to Pursuit of Agency: Challenging the Traditional Indian Woman with “Fire” and “Water”

U.P.N.N. Pathirana (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka)

Health & Social Consequences for Victims of Genocidal Rape

K. Varshney1,2, P. Ghosh2 (1Deakin University, Australia, 2Thomas Jefferson University, USA)

 

Women in the Legal Profession of Sri Lanka: Challenges and Opportunities

Roma Ranasinghe (Attorney-at-Law, Sri Lanka)

Condition of Women who were Victims of Crimes and Human Rights Violations in the Refugee’s Camps

Francesca Braga (Middlesex University London, United Kingdom)

 

Increased Child Marriages in Uganda During Covid-19 Pandemic

Dr. Kiconco Milliam (Kyambogo University, Uganda)

Sociological Analysis of Gender and Domestic Violence with Special Reference to Wanathawilluwa D.S. Division, Puttalam District – Sri Lanka

A.D.N.L. Ruwanpathirana (University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka)

The Gender Discrimination of Pandemics: Case of Covid-19 among the Women belonging to Lower Social and Economical Strata and Migrant Women

Swarnim Swasti (Bennett University, India)

Impact of Micro Credit Facilities on Mental Health: A Review based on Focus Group Discussions

Tina Heshani Solomons (General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University, Sri Lanka)

Strategies of Family Management: A Case of Single Mother Families of India

Pooja Shree Mishra, Apparao Thamminaina, Niharranjan Mishra (National Institute of Technology, India)

Physical, Social, Psychological Experiences of Teenage Mothers at the Antenatal Clinic in the Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

A.S.K. Kodagoda, D.M.S.S. Gunarathne, E.M.T.G.D.N. Thennakoon, U.A.D.N. Kumarasinghe, K.G.S.L. Komanagooda, K.G.P.K. Munidasa (The Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka)

Mental Health Issues of Women At Home – A Gender Analysis

Dr. S. Poulpunitha (Alagappa University, India)

Grassroots Women’s Perceptions of Peace: Key Issues and Potential Solutions

Dr. Zehra Habib (Institute of Business Management, Pakistan)

Socio-Economic Implications of Gendered Global Labour Market on Sri Lankan Women: A Desk Review

E.G.I. Sevwandi (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

Gender Inequality and Covid-19

Dr. Saurabh Kumar Singh (Vasanta College for Women, India)

Spiritual Reawakening through the Lens of Gender: Aurobindo’s Savitri in Context

Dr. Manjari Shukla (Vasanta College for Women, India)

Being Women: Part Played by Media, Cinema and Popular Literature

Sunita Arya (Vasanta College for Women, India)

Education for Women

Dr. Rita Shah (Vasanta College for Women, India)

Gender Equity in Secondary Schools of West Bengal: A Critical Study

Ranjita Marak, Pusparghya Sutradhar (Vasanta College for Women, India)

Visioning the Female Visionaries through Writings in English: Indian and European Myths

Dr. Manjari Jhunjhunwala (Vasanta College for Women, India)

Child Marriage a Legal Perspective: Restraining as against Elimination

Dr. Poonam Singh, Shrija Singh (Vasanta College for Women, India)

Elderly Women Challenges in Tamil Nadu, India during Covid-19

Dr. I. Sivakumar (Alagappa University, India)

Gender Identities, Drag Performance and Search for Belonging Amrou Al-Kadhi’s Unicorn in Context

Prof. Alka Singh, Dr. Rachana Pandey (Vasanta College for Women, India)

Minangkabau Matriliny and Gender Equality: Cultural Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals

Putiviola Elian Nasir1, Abdul Halim2, Tanty Herida1, Silvi Cory1, Anita Afriani Sinulingga1, Aditya Mukhti1, Bunga Sri Hidayat1, Faraytodi Gibran1 (1Universitas Andalas, Indonesia, 2Universitas Sriwijaya, Indonesia)

Waymaking Between ‘Empowerment’ and ‘Exploitation’: Indigenous Women Migrants from Hills of Northeastern Region Working in the Service Sector, Southern Metropolitan Chennai, India

Dr. Banti Deori1, Prof. Prema Rajagopalan2 (1Independent Researcher, India, 2Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)

Dignity Reclaimed: The Woman Today

Dr. Anita Pauline Dey (Vasanta College for Women, India)

Impact of Digitalization of Women Microfinance Institutions in India

Dr. Amrapali Trivedi (Vasanta College for Women, India)

ABSTRACT TITLES OF VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

Roma Women and Early Marriage in Spain

Silvia Abad-Merino, María de los Ángeles Olivares-García, Sonia García-Segura (University of Córdoba, Spain)

The Pyrrhic Victory of Japanese “Womenomics”

Niculina Nae (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business, Japan)

The Role of Technology-Enabled Jobs in Gender Equality

Annona Ahmed, A. Parvez (American International University, Bangladesh)

Unheard Voices of the Hijira Women

Monica M., Dr. S.P. Srimathi (Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR), India)

Consequences of the Condescending and Misogynistic Portrayal of Women in Media

Aanchal Bordoloi, Dr. S.P. Srimathi (Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR), India)

Impact of Social and Economic Changes Single Mothers go through in Indian Society

Barbara Sneha Domingo, Dr. S.P. Srimathi (Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR), India)

Sexual Assault against Transgender Women: Shatter The Silence, Stop The Violence

Akshara Harish, Dr. S.P. Srimathi (Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR), India)

Female Fat-Character Representation in Popular Western Movies

Daiti Baindur, Dr. S.P. Srimathi (Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR), India)

Representation of Women in Showbiz – An Unfolding Witch-Hunt of Women

Mahreen Fatima, Dr. S.P. Srimathi (Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR), India)

Understanding Feminism and Its Misconceptions

Amogkha D., Dr. S.P. Srimathi (Indian Institution of Psychology and Research (IIPR), India)

Sexist Remarks and the “Woman” Identity: A Glimpse of the Contemporary Indian Political Scenario

Swatantra (Indian institute of Management Indore, India)

Transition of Identity and Power: An Analysis of Women Characters in Mirzapur 2 vs. Mirzapur 1

Swatantra (Indian institute of Management Indore, India)

Voices of Working Mothers about the Glass Ceiling in the Sri Lankan Banking Industry

R.W. Jayaweera (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)

The Pyrrhic Victory of Japanese “Womenomics”

Niculina Nae (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business, Japan)

R/EXREDPILL. The Experiences of Men Entering and Leaving the Manosphere

Matteo Botto (University of Genoa, Italy)