Ninth Confirmed Speaker: Naila Kabeer

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Naila Kabeer

Professor of Gender and Development, London School of Economics


Diverging Stories of 'Missing Women' in South Asia: A Comparison of India and Bangladesh 

Speaker Biography

Naila Kabeer is a Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute, LSE. Prior to that, she was Professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at London University and Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex where she worked for many years. She has also worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Department for International Development, UK between 2009-2010. She is currently on advisory editorial committee for the journals Feminist Economics, Development and Change, Gender and Development and on the board of the Feminist Review Trust. Kabeer has carried out extensive training and advisory work with national and international NGOs including Oxfam, ActionAid, and Women for Women International, as well as for a number of international development agencies including the UNDP, UNICEF, World Bank, and UN Women. Her research interests include gender, poverty, social exclusion, labour markets and livelihoods, social protection and citizenship in the context of globalization, with a focus on South and South East Asia.

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