College coordinator’s workshop on ‘India’s Champions: Exploring Determinants of Young Women’s Empowerment in Rajasthan’

  Insititute of Development Studies Jaipur

  Jan 08 to 08 Jan,2014

A College Coordinators Work was organized in IDS, Jaipur on 8 January 2014, as part of the on-going research project on India’s champions: Exploring Determinants of Young Women’s Empowerment in Rajasthan. This research project is being carried out by IDS Jaipur, in collaboration with FXB Centre of Health and Human rights, Harvard University.
Prior to initiating the field work in government colleges in 5 districts i.e. Jaipur, jhunjhunu, Banswara, Jodhpur and Dholpur, this workshop brought together College coordinators, members of the Advisory committee and the Research team. The discussions during the workshop focused on understanding the current challenges to girls’ education especially higher education. In the State. The main achievement of the workshop was that most of the teachers/college coordinators gave an assurance to support the Champions research. The workshop also helped in networking with the college faculty members.