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Ms. Mini Sukumar

Assistant Professor,

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Educational Qualifications

M.A Women’s Studies

Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism

Taught Papers

Introduction to Feminist Thought, History of Social Reform and Women’s movements in Kerala, Contemporary Issues and New Challenges, Rural Development and Micro Credit Management in India, Indian Feminist Thought, ‘Women, Media & Film Studies’, Gender, Culture & Religion

Membership in Academic Bodies/ Organisations

    Member, Executive Committee, IAWS

    National Resource Group Member, Mahila Samakhya Prgramme, MHRD,Government of India.

    Member, Board of Studies in Women’s Studies, University of Calicut

    Member, Academic Council, University of Calicut

    Member, Internal Complaints Committee, University of Calicut-2014

  • Member, Academic Committee, MA Gender, Ecology and Dalit Studies, Sree Sankaracharya Sanskrit University, Kalady

    Member, Governing Body , Gender Park

Recent Publications (2011 onwards)

  • 1.Mainstreaming Gender: Gender Analysis of Training Handbooks for Local Governments, N. Ramakantan, M.Retna Raj, Mini Sukumar, Working Paper Series No.16, Kerala Institute of Local Administration, June 2011

    2.Co-authored a paper on HIV and Liberalisation in Kerala with Sandhya Srinivasan for UNRISD.

    3.Article on Women & Media’ for a series titled ‘Feminism’ by Kerala State Institute for Languages

  • 4.Engendering Local Development Plans: Gender Budgeting Initiative by a Local Government Institution in Kerala, International Journal on Human Development and International Cooperation, Vol3, No.1, 2012 February. ISSN 2070-6790.

  • 6.Gender Gaps in Urban Planning: A case study of Calicut City Corporation, International Conference on Democratic Decentralisation and People’s Participation, 20-23 December 2012, Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) & RC10, International Sociological Association.

  • 8.Re-ordering Gender: Debates on Family, Inheritance & Women’s Rights during Social Reform in Colonial Kerala, National Seminar on Reflections on Gender Relations in Colonial Kerala, 24th & 25th October, 2013.

  • 9.Guest editor for Women & Public Space (Sthreekalum pothu idavum), Sanghaditha Monthly Issue, Malayalam Monthly ISSN 2319-9741, Vol 8, (Issue 5), November 2014.

    Expertise as Resource Person

    Resource person at UGC –HRDC

    Resource person for gender sensitization talks to stakeholders at different levels

    Resource person for Gender Analysis tools to LSGIs