Participatory Development and Women’s Empowerment: Discussion with students from Ramapo College

Niveditha Menon conducted a discussion session  on Participatory Development and Women’s empowerment for 7 students from Ramapo College (New Jersey) as part of their Study Abroad Programme. The session was conducted on the premises of Pipal Tree, Fireflies Intercultural Centre on 4  August 2017. The primary idea for the session was to highlight the difficulties and the challenges in entering other cultures, other belief systems, and other frames of reference, especially in the context of understanding the influence of gender as a social structure and larger concepts of women’s empowerment.