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Background Information

Employment History

Twitter

Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences

Development Economist and Feminist Writer Noeleen Heyzer, Director

United Nations Development Programme

Affiliations

Plumer Visiting Fellow
St Anne's College

Senior Fellow
Delhi Policy Group

Trustee
Singamma Sreenivasan Foundation

Founding Member
Indian Association of Women's Studies

Member of the Group
Central Planning Commission

Founding Member
DAWN

Active Member
Women's Movement

Member
Eminent Persons Group on the Impact

Moderator, Writer, Social Activist
Karnataka State Planning Board

Member
South Commission

Senior Fellow
Delhi School of Economics

Visiting Fellow
Sussex University

Member of Advisory Committees, Expert and Eminent Persons Groups
UNFPA

Member of Advisory Committees, Expert and Eminent Persons Groups
UNIFEM

Member of Advisory Committees, Expert and Eminent Persons Groups
UNICEF

Member of Advisory Committees, Expert and Eminent Persons Groups
UNESCO

Member of Advisory Committees, Expert and Eminent Persons Groups
International Labour Organization

Member of Advisory Committees, Expert and Eminent Persons Groups
FAO

Member of Advisory Committees, Expert and Eminent Persons Groups
WHO

Visiting Fellow
Harvard University

Member, Several National Policy Making Committees
Government

Member of the Planning Board
State of Karnataka

Visiting Fellow
Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies

Visiting Fellow
Institute of Development Studies

Member
Core Committee

Education

Mysore University

Economics

Oxford

Economics

Oxford University

Honorary Doctorate

University of Durban , Westville

Honorary Doctorate

University of Westville

MA

Economics

Oxford

Web References (200 Total References)


UNIHP Sponsored Conferences and Seminars

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Devaki Jain was a special guest contributor to the panel, Development Financing: Where is the Women's Dividend?

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This panel discussion, was moderated by Mr. Sashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, will include UNIHP author Devaki Jain; Ms. Noeli Pocaterra, an indigenous leader from Venezuela; Ms. Nabeela Abdulla Al-Mulla, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the United Nations; The Honorable Baleka Mbete of South Africa; and Dr. Susan Hockfield, President of MIT.
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Speakers include: Devaki Jain, Development Economist and feminist writer Noeleen Heyzer, Director, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); Joan-Ross-Frankson, Communications Director, Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO); Kristen Timothy, International Consultant on Gender.
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UNIHP author Devaki Jain will speak at the event.
New York, 28 February 2006 Women in International Development and Security Policy
In Celebration of International Women's Day and the 50th Anniversary of the Commission on the Status of Women, the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies and the PhD Program in Political Science at The CUNY Graduate Center sponsored an informal conversation on "Women in International Development and Security Policy" with Devaki Jain, development economist and founding member of DAWN, and author of the recently published Women, Development, and the UN and Barbara Haering, vice president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and member of the Swiss Parliament.


United Nations Intellectual History Project (UNIHP) - List of Interviewees - Devaki Jain

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Devaki Jain

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Devaki Jain (1933- ) moved from being a lecturer in economics at Delhi University to found The Institute of Social Studies Trust that pioneered analysis of gender in poverty. In 1984 she convened the first meeting of third-world women social scientists and activists in Bangalore that led to the founding of Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era. She has been a member of advisory committees, expert and eminent persons groups for such UN organizations as UNIFEM, WHO, FAO, ILO, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, and UNFPA as well as for national committees in preparation for the UN world conferences on women. She was born in India and educated there at the Mysore University and in the UK at Oxford University. Her many publications include the book for the UNIHP series, Women, Development, and the UN: A Sixty-Year Quest for Equality and Social Justice.


United Nations Intellectual History Project (UNIHP) - List of Interviewees - Devaki Jain

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Devaki Jain

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Devaki Jain (1933- ) moved from being a lecturer in economics at Delhi University to found The Institute of Social Studies Trust that pioneered analysis of gender in poverty. In 1984 she convened the first meeting of third-world women social scientists and activists in Bangalore that led to the founding of Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era. She has been a member of advisory committees, expert and eminent persons groups for such UN organizations as UNIFEM, WHO, FAO, ILO, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, and UNFPA as well as for national committees in preparation for the UN world conferences on women. She was born in India and educated there at the Mysore University and in the UK at Oxford University. Her many publications include the book for the UNIHP series, Women, Development, and the UN: A Sixty-Year Quest for Equality and Social Justice.


Delhi Policy Group

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Dr. Devaki Jain

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Dr. Devaki Jain is a development economist and activist. She graduated in Economics from Oxford in 1963 and taught at Delhi University for 6 years. Since then, her academic research and advocacy, influenced largely by Gandhian Philosophy, have focussed on issues of equity, democratic decentralisation, people centred development and women's rights. Throughout her career, she has bridged academic and policy-oriented work.
She was one of the founders of a wide range of institutions such as Development Alternatives for Women for a new Era (DAWN) - a third world network of women social scientists who provided an alternative framework for understanding the location of advancing the cause of poor women of the South. Indian Association of Women's Studies (IAWS), Kali, Feminist Publishing House and Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST) - a research centre in Delhi where she was Director until 1994.
She is one of the two women awarded the Bradford Morse Memorial Award by the United Nations at the World Conference at Beijing for outstanding achievements through professional and voluntary activities in promoting the advancement of women and gender equality for 20 years.
At the Central Planning Commission, she has been a member of the group set up to draft the Women's Development Chapter. She was an Adviser and Convenor of Expert group on Economic Affairs at the National Commission for Women.


Marginalised Communities | Centre For Equity Studies

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Jan Breman (University of Amsterdam); Devaki Jain (Delhi Policy Group); Ravi Srivastava (Jawaharlal Nehru University); Shamika Ravi (Brookings Institute); Archana Prasad (Jawaharlal Nehru University); Umi Daniel (Aide et Action); Harsh Mander (Centre for Equity Studies)

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