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  • 23 Mar
    2017
    Maithreyi has written a blog on The Many Faces of Participatory Methodologies here and it can be viewed here.      
  • 28 Feb
    2017
    As part of our GrOW Project (Together We Can: Assessing the Impact of Women’s Action Groups on Social Change in India) funded by IDRC, Canada, we organised an academic discussion with Prof. Bandana Purkayastha about her ongoing research in gender, violence, and migration. It was held on 27 February 2017 at the CBPS office. Prof. Bandana Purkayastha is a Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies & Head, Sociology, University of Connecticut, USA. Her resume can be found here.
  • 17 Jan
    2017
    Shreekanth has written a blog on The Problem of Researchers’ Discretion in Propensity Score Matching and it can be viewed here.    
  • 15 Jan
    2017
    Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) holds a seminar annually when it presents the recently concluded or ongoing studies to the invited participants which includes researchers, academicians, policy makers and practitioners from the government, academia and civil society. The seminar provides CBPS an opportunity not only to disseminate the findings of its studies, but also to obtain valuable feedback and suggestion from the participants, and add to the ongoing discourse on public policy processes and outcomes. The title of the annual seminar is ‘Public Policy Processes and Performa...
  • 05 Nov
    2016
    CBPS  organised a workshop titled “MS and CBPS Reflective Workshop” which was held at the Executive Development Centre, Institute of Hotel Management in Bangalore on the 3rd and 4th of November, 2016. The workshop was the first workshop in which the team members of both Mahila Samakhya (Haveri) and CBPS came together to discuss the ongoing research project on women’s empowerment, titled “Assessing the Impact of Women’s Action Groups on Social Change in India”. The focus of the workshop was to review the work being done in the field, discuss the different roles played by CBPS a...
  • 24 Oct
    2016
    Niveditha Menon as a member of the Board of the Alternative Law Forum was invited, to conduct a two-day seminar on Qualitative and Feminist Methodology. It was held at the Alternative Law Forum, Bangalore. It was on 14th and 23rd of October 2016. The course was designed to provide a brief overview of the principles of qualitative research, with a particular emphasis on feminist methodologies.
  • 21 Oct
    2016
    Jyotsna and Shreekanth presented a paper and a short documentary at the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) Program – Conference held in Göttingen. It was held from 16th to 19th October 2016. The GrOW Learning Conference 2016 was an opportunity to bring various research teams together to achieve some objectives like knowledge sharing, reviewing project performance and so on.
  • 29 Sep
    2016
    Dr. Jyotsna Jha will be presenting a paper on ‘Interventions for women’s empowerment in India: evaluating the Mahila Samakhya programme’ at the University of Cambridge. Dr. Akanksha Bapna, CEO EvalDesign, New Delhi will also be presenting on Evaluating 21st Century Skills in Bihar. It is being organised by REAL (Research for Equitable Access and Learning) Centre Round Table Discussion Education, Policy, Change: evaluations from India and University of Cambridge. This talk is a part of the REAL Centre series. It will be held on 30 September 2016. Please refer to the poster.
  • 28 Sep
    2016
    Jyotsna Jha and Niveditha Menon attended the Putting Evidence To Work For Better Policies, Programmes And Practice, What Works Global Summit 2016 (WWGS2016) on 26-28 September 2016 in Bloomsbury, London. Jyotsna presented a paper on 28 September 2016 in the session on Interventions for women’s economic empowerment in South Asia. The chairperson was Beryl Leach and the other panelists were Shraddha Chigateri and Parul Agarwal.
  • 16 Sep
    2016
    CBPS held its third GrOW (Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women) Advisory Committee Meeting on 15 September 2016. It was held in The Chancery Pavilion, Bangalore. The project is on Together We Can: Assessing the Impact of Women’s Action Groups on Social Change in India. It was attended by some of the advisory committee members namely Dr. Shobha Raghuram (Development Studies and Philosophy; Social Justice and Public Policy) and Dr. Gita Sen (Director, Ramalingaswami Centre on Equity & Social Determinants of Health, Public Health Foundation of India). The research team from CBPS for...