Prof. Asha Hans

—Asha Hans newPresident of Sansristi and former Professor of Political Science and Founder Director School of Women’s Studies Utkal University; Co-Chair Pakistan India People’s Forum for Peace and Security. Recent publications include The Gender Imperative: co-ed Prof Betty Reardon (Routeledge 2010) and Disability Gender and the Trajectories of Power (Sage 2015).


Dr Amrita Patel

Amrita Patel newResearcher, trainer and teacher of Women’s Studies, she has conducted research work on land rights, displacement, migration, women self-help groups, declining child sex ratio, unorganised worker amongst various other subjects. She is a lead trainer and researcher on Gender Budgeting.



Jasmine Giri

Jasmine GiriJasmine Giri has an MA and M. Phil in Sociology from Sambalpur University, Odisha. She has previously done research on migration and women; MGNREGS and child nutrition and project management on livelihood. Ms Giri is a research fellow on the DECCMA project.