Anveshi Research Center for Women’s Studies, Hyderabad

Anveshi Research Center for Women’s Studies, Hyderabad

Anveshi was set up in 1985 in Hyderabad by a small group of activist-scholars to provide resources to research and develop a feminist theory relevant to women's lives in contemporary India.

Today they are one of the foremost non-university research centers in India. Their work focuses on six research initiatives: education; health and health care systems; law and critical legal theory; dalits and minorities; development; and public domain.

Projects in these initiatives examine the shifts in development theory; the crisis of medicine in the Indian context; hegemonic perspectives in school textbooks; the question of secularism and minority in Indian politics; the problematic nature of law and rights in domestic violence; and thinking about what it entails to be a 'Dalit woman' in modern India.

Anveshi Research Center for Women’s Studies
2-2-18/49, D D Colony,
Bagh Amberpet,
Hyderabad 500013

Telephone Office: 91 40 27423690
Library: 91 40 27407431
Fax : 91 40 27423168


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