LifePage Career Talk on Gender Specialist
By Zarina Bhatty
[President in IAWS]
What is Gender Specialist?
Zarina Bhatty: “Gender equality is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender.”
How I got into Gender Specialist?
Zarina Bhatty: “After doing my schooling I got married and moved to London where I studied Sociology. After coming back to India, I worked as a Professor with Delhi University for 10 years. Later I worked with US Aids and UN as Gender Specialist focusing on women empowerment. I was one of the founding members of IAWS and have written a book about my journey called Purdah to Piccadilly.”
Zarina Bhatty’s LifePage:
(Gender Specialist, Zarina Bhatty, IAWS, Gender Equality, Feminist, Activist, Social Change, Social Justice)