Devaki Jain - Eighty years is not enough

A short film made by Vani Subramanian.

Made on the occasion of a celebration of Devaki Jain's 80th birthday. An event celebrating Devaki Jain's work and contribution to the women's movement and feminist scholarship was held on the 18th of November, 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi. It was organised by the Institute of Social Studies Trust, the International Development Research Centre, the Indian Association of Women's studies and Zubaan.

Devaki Jain is a feminist writer who has worked mainly in the field of feminist economics. In 2006 she was awarded the Padma Bhusan, the third highest civilian award from Government of India for her contribution to social justice and women empowerment. She was founder of the Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST) in New Delhi and served as director until 1994.

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