BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University is pleased to invite you to a Public Lecture on Inhabiting, Accommodating and Subverting Cultural Norms: Exploring Women’s Labour Market Behaviour in Bangladesh, by
Prof. Naila Kabeer, Dept. of Gender Studies & Dept. of International Development, LSE, UK, to be held at 03.00 pm, on Sunday, the 5th of August 2018, at the BRAC University auditorium, 65 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212.
This lecture will explore the interaction between economic incentives and cultural norms in shaping women’s labour market behaviour in Bangladesh.
Naila Kabeer is joint professor of gender and international development at the Departments of International Development and Gender Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has published extensively on gender, livelihoods and labour markets, social protection and collective action. She is on the advisory board of Feminist Economics, Development and Change, Gender and Development and the Asia Pacific Sustainable Development Journal and currently President of the International Association of Feminist Economists.