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Shaila Desouza


Dr Shaila Desouza has a PhD from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and has been the principal champion of Women’s Studies at Goa University, Goa, India for the past 25 years (since 1992). She has been actively involved through her research, writing, teaching and activism with social movements in India working for equality, justice and peace and has a special interest in issues around development, health, violence and empowerment. She is currently involved in research and teaching Women’s Studies at the PhD and Post graduate levels.