Winning Women: A dialogue between India, France and Germany, 28 October 2013

Organised by the Embassy of France in India, the Embassy of Germany in India, Zubaan Books, the India International Centre and the Institut français en Inde, this seminar brings together panelists from India, France and Germany to dialogue on the situation of women in society and to explore the multiple facets of women’s empowerment across the globe.

It unfolded in three sessions: Culture & Identity, Violence & Inequality, and Women & Power.

The seminar addressed questions that are women-centred. It examined the panorama of women’s conditions in India, France and Germany and analysed women’s progress in different spheres of life, including the history of feminism in each of these three countries. The aim of this event was to bring together activists, scholars, essayists and philosophers who shared their views on various themes such as identity issues, gender equality, violence against women, gender discrimination in the workplace, women’s movements, etc.

Among the speakers were Prof. Ute KLAMMER, Brigitte TRIEMS, Andrea LINDLOHR, Geneviève FRAISSE, Caroline FOUREST, Martha CRAWFORD-HEITZMANN, Shoma CHAUDHURY, Kalyani MENON-SEN, Vrinda GROVER, Pamela PHILIPOSE, Mrinal PANDE and Urvashi BUTALIA.

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Ms Najat Vallaud Belkacem
Cabinet Minister for Women’s Rights and Spokesperson of the French Government

The concluding remarks of the seminar have been made by the Guest Speaker of the event, French Cabinet Minister for Women’s Rights and Government Spokesperson, Ms Najat VALLAUD-BELKACEM.

Date : Monday, 28th October 2013
Time : 10 am – 5 pm
Venue: India International Centre, New Wing (Seminar I, II, III - 1st floor)
40, Max Mueller Marg
New Delhi - 110003

Please download the programme for more information.
- PR seminar Winning Women India, France and Germany.pdf
- Biographies.pdf

Related article:
- Visit of French Minister for Women’s Rights to India, 25-28 October 2013

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