Women's Agency, Economic Security and Micro-Credit in Bangladesh

October 23, 2015

Women’s Agency, Economic Security and Micro-Credit in Bangladesh

Friday, October 23rd 2015
4-7 p.m.

Room 120, C. K.
Choi Building
1855 West Mall, Vancouver, B.C.

Join us on Friday, October 23rd for a deeper perspective into the lives of Bangladeshi
women and their struggle for economic independence.

The program will start with a talk entitled "Micro-credit: Transforming Gender Relations
in Rural Bangladesh," by Dr. Habiba Zaman, Professor of Gender,
Sexuality, and Women's Studies, SFU.

There will also be a screening of a short documentary film "Greening Micro Finance,"
(2014) co-directed by M.S. Rony & Emdad Haque, Natural Resources Institute,
University of Manitoba. This will be followed by a short performative presentation by
Arno Kamolika based on excerpts from Shyama, a dance drama by Tagore.

This event is organized by Dr. Sanzida Habib, one of CISAR’s
Research Associates, and is open to the public, FREE of charge.
Centre for India and South Asia Research