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Dr. Shamita Das Dasgupta

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CALCASA

HQ Phone: (916) 446-2520

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CALCASA

1215 K Street Suite 1100

Sacramento, California 95814

United States

Company Description

CALCASA is the only statewide organization in California whose sole purpose is to promote public policy, advocacy, training and technical assistance on the issue of sexual assault. CALCASA convenes statewide and national training conferences and its prima ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Teacher

New York University School of Law

Bodies

Adjunct Professor

NYU

Teacher

Rutgers University

Affiliations

Co-founder
Manavi Inc

Board Member
Domestic Harmony Foundation

Co-founder
Apna Ghar Inc

Board Member
Applied Research

Member, Advisory Boards
National Clearinghouse

Education

PhD

The Ohio State University

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Speaker Biographies

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Shamita Das Dasgupta Researcher

Consultant, Manavi
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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Advancing the Narrative: Inspiring the Future Meet The Faculty | BISC-MI

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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.


Domestic Harmony Foundation ยป About Us

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Shamita Dasgupta


40th Anniversary Symposium: Our Bodies, Our Future: Advancing Health and Human Rights for Women and Girls - Our Bodies Ourselves

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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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