Niveditha Menon participated and presented in the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) held in New Paltz, NY (USA) from 19 – 21 June 2018. The conference theme for 2018 was focused on Feminist Debates on Migration, Inequalities, and Resistance. Niveditha participated in a Special Lunch Round Table titled Expanding Feminist Analysis in Research: How can the Narrative on Women’s Empowerment be more Inclusive? on June 19, 2018. The other panel members were Kate Grantham (McGill University), Thalia Kidder (Oxfam GB), and Gita Sen (DAWN) and it was moderated by Sonia Laszlo (McGill University).
Niveditha also presented a paper titled The work of empowerment: Negotiations, dilemmas, and strategies in a paper session titled Exploring the connections between women’s work and empowerment on June 20th, 2018.