Seminar on Son Preference at Asian Social Forum Hyderabad

  2 February, 2003 Kiran Moghe AS a part of the Asian Social Forum held at Hyderabad, the All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) organised on January 3 a seminar on the theme of "Expanding Dimensions of Son Preference in India." Indu Agnihotri chaired the seminar while Mythili Sivaraman presented the keynote address. Other speakers were Gigi Francesco (Philippines), Tahera Ali (Pakistan), Jagmati Sangwan and Chandrakala Pandey (India). DIMENSIONS OF SON PREFERENCE After a brief introduction by the chairperson, AIDWA vice president...

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  8 February, 2004 Kiran Moghe AMONGST the hundreds and thousands of people who thronged the NESCO grounds at Mumbai from January 16 to 21 for the World Social Forum, delegates belonging to the All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) stood out in their cream coloured caps, with "AIDWA" embroidered in blue on their front. Learning from the experience at the ASF a year ago, the AIDWA centre began its preparations for its intervention at the WSF almost six months ago, with its president Subhashini Ali representing the organisation in the Indi...

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