Dr. Vinita Chandra
Vinita Chandra has done her Bachelors, Masters, and M.Phil in English Literature from Delhi University, India. She has done her Masters in English Literature, and PhD from Rutgers University, USA. Her Doctoral Thesis is titled ‘Constructing National Identities: Indo-Anglian Fiction’. She is an Associate Professor in Ramjas College, Delhi University, India, and has been teaching English Literature there from 1986 to present.
Vinita has been involved with issues of Gender and Sexual Harassment for the last two decades. She is one of the founding members of the Gender Forum, Ramjas College. She has been the Chairperson of the Sexual Harassment Complaints Committee several times since it was made mandatory by law. She conducts workshops, orientations, lectures, and discussions on sexual harassment routinely. She has published and given interviews about sexual harassment extensively over the last few years. She has contributed a chapter to The Routledge Handbook of the Politics of the #MeToo Movement which came out in 2021. She teaches a module in the United Nations University Gender Equality Scholarship and Training (GEST) on Gender Security and Violence in Reykjyavik, Iceland.
Friday 8th Dec 2023