Rajashree Ghosh



Rajashree Ghosh is an Affiliated Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University, USA. Her current project titled, “Home and hearth: women and citizenship in urban informal settlements in India” has policy and academic layers. Combining experiential and desk research, she is motivated to present the broader connections between women’s struggles and urban living. Rajashree has worked for the United Nations World Food Programme in India and has utilized a consultative approach to create synergy between Government, non-profit and multilateral agencies. Further, she has consulted for the International Land Coalition, Italy and Global Environment Justice Documentaries, Canada to document social justice issues on land tenure and environmental sustainability respectively. She has translated her expertise into advising policy, documentation and action research in remote corners of India and beyond. Using an interdisciplinary approach and her expertise in international social development, Rajashree creates and disseminates knowledge related to community, theory and practice at grassroots levels. She has written for UN Habitat’s Urban Resilience Hub, Globaldev, Oxfam’s From Poverty to Power and InterAction.


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