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Dr. Shamita Das Dasgupta

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Manavi Inc

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Manavi Inc

P.O. Box 3103

New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

United States

Company Description

Manavi is a New Jersey based women's rights organization committed to ending all forms of violence and exploitation against South Asian women living in the US. Established in 1985, Manavi (meaning "primal woman" in Sanskrit) was the first organization t ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Board Member
Domestic Harmony Foundation

Board Member
Applied Research

Member, Advisory Boards
National Clearinghouse

Co-founder
Apna Ghar Inc

Education

PhD

The Ohio State University

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Shamita Das Dasgupta Researcher

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Shamita Das Dasgupta is a cofounder of Manavi (New Jersey), the first organization in the U.S. to focus on violence against women in the South Asian community. She has been engaged in advocacy to end violence against women for over thirty years. Shamita has taught at Rutgers University and has worked as an adjunct professor at NYU Law School. In addition to several articles and reports, she is the author of five 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); Mothers for Sale: Women in Kolkata's Sex Trade (2009, DasGupta-Alliance, India); and Globalization and Gestational Surrogacy in India: Outsourcing Life (2014, Lexington Books). Shamita has served on several national boards including 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.


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Co-Founder of Manavi: Dr. Shamita Das Dasgupta

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Shamita Das Dasgupta is a cofounder of Manavi, Inc, one of the first domestic violence organizations in North America which focuses on gender abuse in the South Asian community. She has published numerous articles in the women's empowerment field and written many books regarding domestic violence...Read More


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Shamita Das Dasgupta

Shamita Das Dasgupta is a cofounder of Manavi (New Jersey), the first organization in the U.S. to focus on violence against women in the South Asian community. She has been engaged in advocacy to end violence against women for over thirty years. Shamita has taught at Rutgers University and has worked as an adjunct professor at NYU Law School. In addition to several articles and reports, she is the author of five 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); Mothers for Sale: Women in Kolkata's Sex Trade (2009, DasGupta-Alliance, India); and Globalization and Gestational Surrogacy in India: Outsourcing Life (2014, Lexington Books). Shamita has served on several national boards including 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.
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As guest co-editors, Lisa and Shamita Das Dasgupta won the 2012 Violence Against Women Best Article Award for their special issue on women's use of force titled, "Contemporary Perspectives on Battered Women's Use of Non-Fatal Force in Intimate Heterosexual Relationships.


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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).


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About Shamita Das Dasgupta, Ph.D., DVSShamita Das Dasgupta is the co-founder of Manavi.Manavi is a women's rights organization that worksto end all forms of violence against South Asian women living in the U.S. Shamita is an adjunct professor at NYU Law School with research interests in the areas of domestic violence, ethnicity, gender, and immigration. In addition to several articles, Shamita is the author of three books, The Demon Slayers and Other Stories:

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