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Ms. Shamita Das Dasgupta

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Phone: (517) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: , Michigan, United States
Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan
3893 Okemos Road Suite B-2
Okemos , Michigan 48864
United States


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  • Ph.D.
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Shamita Das ..., 23 July 2015 [cached]
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.
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.
Domestic Harmony Foundation » About Us, 11 Oct 2014 [cached]
Shamita Dasgupta
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
Sadie Nash Leadership Project, 15 May 2012 [cached]
Dr. Shamita Das Dasgupta (2005): Assistant Professor in Psychology at Rutgers University.
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.
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