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Dr. Shamita Dasgupta Das

Consultant

CALCASA

HQ Phone: (916) 446-2520x309

CALCASA

1215 K Street Suite 1100

Sacramento, California 95814

United States

Company Description

Founded in 1980, 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's primary membership is the 92 rape crisis center ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Teacher
New York University Law School

Teacher
Rutgers University

Adjunct Professor
NYU

Affiliations

Founder
Manavi Inc

Board Member
Domestic Harmony Foundation

Member, Advisory Boards
National Clearinghouse

Co-founder
Apna Ghar Inc

Education

PhD

The Ohio State University

Web References (106 Total References)


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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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VAWA in the Lives of Battered South Asian Women in the United States - Shamita Das Dasgupta, Ph.D., DVS, Manavi, on the experiences of battered South Asian immigrant women under VAWA.


CUNY LAW REVIEW | Scholarship for Social Justice

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Shamita Das Dasgupta, Ph.D., DVS

Manavi
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Anannya Bhattacharjee, The Habit of Ex-Nomination: Nation, Woman, and the Indian Immigrant Bourgeoisie, 5 Public Culture 19-44 (2002); Shamita Das Dasgupta, Women inExile: Gender Relations in the Asian Indian Community in the U.S., in Contours of the Heart: South Asians Map North America, 381-400 (Sunaina Maira et al. eds., 1998). ? By 'mainstream,' I mean the ideas, attitudes, activities, and practices that are considered 'normal' and conventional. These tend to be related to the dominant community in a nation. ? Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, 42 U.S.C. ยง13701 (1994). ? Shamita Das Dasgupta, Battered South Asian Women in U.S. Courts,in Body Evidence: Intimate Violence Against South Asian Women in America, 211-226 (Shamita Das Dasgupta ed.,, 2007). ?
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Urjasi Rudra & Shamita Das Dasgupta, Transnational Abandonment of South Asian Women: A New Face of Violence Against Women, Manavi Occasional Paper No. 6 (2011), available athttp://www.manavi.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Transnational-Abandonment.pdf. ?


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VAWA in the Lives of Battered South Asian Women in the United States - Shamita Das Dasgupta, Ph.D., DVS, Manavi, on the experiences of battered South Asian immigrant women under VAWA.


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Shamita Das Dasgupta is an inspiration of courage, knowledge and competence as a South Asian Women.
I had the pleasure of seeing her speak at the Domestic Violence from a South Asian Perspective conference.
Wow, what an amazing woman.
Shamita Das Dasgupta is an Asian Indian scholar, activist, wife and mother. A social activist since early 1970s, she co-founded Manavi in 1985. It is the first organization of its kind that focuses on violence against South Asian women in the United States. A part-time teacher and full-time community worker, she has written extensively in the areas of ethnicity,gender, immigration, and violence against women.
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