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Today, I will try my hand at live tweeting insights from "A #Home of One's Own", a two-day #researchworkshop on socially & economically #marginalised women's experiences of and negotiations with #genderinequalities in #informalurbanhousing in India.
This workshop has been organised by #JadavpurUniversity (School of Women's Studies), #RabindraBharathiUniversity (Centre for Women's Studies) and #Parichiti, a women's organisation. All three are research partners on a #GCRF project funded by @GoldsmithsUoL.
Since Oct 2018, I have collaborated with Dr. Henrike Donner, who is leading it, to develop #researchcollaborations with #educational and #development organisations in India to implement a pilot study on #genderurbanhousing. This workshop marks the end of the first phase.
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This Lok Sabha has 78 women parliamentarians from across the country and across the political parties. People of these constituencies deserve applause. So, come with me to some of these places that I have visited. #Travel #WomenInPolitics
Araku Valley in the eastern ghats of India in the state of Andhra Pradesh elected G Madhavi of YSRCP. inditales.com/araku-tribal-m… Do you know it is a coffee growing part of India? #travel #WomenInPolitics
Guwahati in Assam chose @OjaQueen of BJP as their representative. True to its name Guwahati is the hub of trade in North East India inditales.com/guwahati-gatew… blessed by Kamakhya herself #Travel #WomenInPolitics
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On way to Chandrakona Road under Midnapore in #WestBengal CM #MamataBanerjee was greeted with #JaiSrRam chant by people. She came out of the car threateningly & dared them why they are abusing/slang. So Lord Ram 's name slang to her #MamataLostItAll
O Pisi tor eto raag keno #JaiShriRam naam sune. Tui ki ebar Nimai/Chaitanya RamKrishna/Vivekanda ke O nirvasan dibi. 3 arrested for chanting #JaiSriram in West Bengal. CM threatens of cinsquences after CPMF gone post polls #MamataMurdersDemocracy
Yet another day in #MamataBanerjee's #WestBengal #TMC workers beat up @BJP4Bengal @BJP4India
Polling agent in a booth, Howrah. However good to see women standing up & fighting Didi's goons @ECISVEEP @SpokespersonECI #MamataMurdersDemocracy #BurningBengal
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#Kolkata PORT reaches a new record number in cargo traffic.
3rd highest growth rate among all major ports in the country.

@Truth_of_WB @RitabrataBanerj

bit.ly/2vMSl13
As #Bengal economy goes on a drastic upward trajectory,
#Kolkata Airport doubles passenger count in 4 years to reach 2 crore number.
Shows highest flyer growth rate among major airports.
@Truth_of_WB @RitabrataBanerj @sarkar_swati
bit.ly/2KSSFyR
#Bengal tops the country in small savings collection beating Gujrat and Maharashtra.
Rural Bengal savings much more than urban Bengal.

Affluence reaching every corner of state with growing economy .

@Truth_of_WB @GargaC @sarkar_swati
bit.ly/2Fi6Glz
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A thread about doctors based on my observations: #Delhi docs, esp. younger ones, do not touch patients. No clinical exam as is common in #Calcutta No open your mouth wide, turn your eyes to the light, examining your abdomen, listening to your breathing. They prefer test reports>
I have observed this over the past several months as my father has stayed in and out of hospitals, mostly in. Only the older doctors in the hospital, by that I mean those near 60, carry stethoscopes. Is it an outraged #Caclutta habit to examine patients clinically? >
Are doctors reluctant to touch patients now? Is medicine now pathlogy lab based? All machine readings, no human skill?
Yet, I notice all lab reports mention that the results must be clinically co-related. >
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