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Dr. Shamita Das Dasgupta

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Domestic Harmony Foundation
P.O. Box 35
Syosset, New York 11791
United States

Company Description: DHF is a community-based organization committed to promoting peace, safety, and harmony in families by providing support and guidance. DHF aims to fill the immense...   more

Employment History

  • Teacher
    New York University Law School
  • Editor
    Rutgers University Press
  • Adjunct Professor
    NYU Law School
  • Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
    NYU Law School
  • Manavi & NYU Law School

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Ph.D.
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Web References
Shamita Dasgupta ..., 25 Jan 2014 [cached]
Shamita Dasgupta
40th Anniversary Symposium: Our Bodies, Our Future: Advancing Health and Human Rights for Women and Girls - Our Bodies Ourselves, 31 May 2012 [cached]
Shamita Das Dasgupta / Manavi Shamita is co-founder of Manavi, a New Jersey-based organization that focuses on violence against South Asian immigrant women and girls. She teaches at New York University Law School and is the author of four books: "Mothers for Sale" (2009); "Body Evidence" (2007); "A Patchwork Shawl" (1998); and "The Demon Slayers and Other Stories" (1995).
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence [cached]
BODY EVIDENCE - INTIMATE VIOLENCE AGAINST SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN IN AMERICA, Shamita Das Dasgupta, editor, Rutgers University Press, Piscataway, NJ: May 2007.
Dr Shamita Das ..., 16 Feb 2013 [cached]
Dr Shamita Das Dasgupta Domestic violence related laws: Then and now - Registration Form
Dr Shamita Das Dasgupta
Dr Shamita Das Dasgupta is a cofounder of Manavi (New Jersey), the first organization in the U.S. to focus on violence against South Asian immigrant women. She has been engaged in advocacy to end violence against women for over thirty years. Shamita is currently teaching as an adjunct professor at NYU Law School. In addition to several articles and reports, she is the author of four books, The Demon Slayers and Other Stories: Bengali Folktales (1995, Interlink Books, USA); A Patchwork Shawl: Chronicles of South Asian Women in America (1998, Rutgers University Press, USA); Body Evidence: Intimate Violence Against South Asian Women in America (2007, Rutgers University Press, USA); and Mothers for Sale: Women in Kolkata's Sex Trade (2009, DasGupta-Alliance, India). Shamita currently serves on several national boards and since 2000, has been appointed by New Jersey's Governor to the NJ Domestic Violence Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board. In addition to various awards, her work has received wide recognition in national and international media.
India: Sanlaap and Manavi - Our Bodies Ourselves, 5 April 2012 [cached]
The project coordinator at Manavi, Shamita Das Dasgupta, is a Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law with the NYU Law School. She has published several articles in the areas of her specialization: ethnicity, gender, immigration, and violence against women; and authored a number of books including The Demon Slayers and Other Stories: Bengali Folktales and A Patchwork Shawl and Chronicles of South Asian Women in America. An interview with Shamita, published by Frontline / The Hindu can be found at:
Quite a team!
For more information about Sanlaap and Manavi, please contact either the OBOS Global Initiative or the organizations directly.
Contact Person: Shamita Das Dasgupta / Indrani Sinha
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