FAB 2018 – Call for Papers

The International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (FAB) is pleased to invite proposals for panels and papers for presentation at the 2018 World Congress (FAB 2018). FAB 2018 will be held at St John’s College, Bangalore, India, from December 3rd to 5th 2018. The FAB 2018 theme is ‘Confronting Inequality in… Continue reading

Brochure for 14th World Congress of Bioethics, 2018

Sama is glad to share the brochure for 14th World Congress of Bioethics as developed by the Congress Organising Committee. Oral presentation of papers, poster presentation, workshops, and symposia will be open to topics from within the broader discipline of bioethics, including the conference sub-themes. THEME: Health for all in… Continue reading

Study Circle: Gender, patriarchy and feminism

Sama is organising a study circle on March 24th, 2018 (Saturday). The discussions would be on gender, patriarchy and feminism while looking at certain contemporary issues and discourses. The resource person, Amrita Nandy, a feminist researcher and author will be talking on this theme followed by an open discussion. The… Continue reading

Public Statement: Gross violation of human rights due to the mandatory linking of Aadhar to health including abortion services and allied social security schemes

This is a statement by people’s health movements, health networks, women’s groups and individuals vehemently condemning the denial of any health and allied services, access to PDS or any other schemes that enhance social security for want of an Aadhaar identity. Such a violation has been reported recently by the media whereby… Continue reading

Sama at events in US Universities

Sarojini Nadimpally from Sama is participating in a panel discussion on “Healthcare Challenges in Changing India” in an Annual Asha Stanford Welcome Event on 23rd September 2017 at the Stanford University, USA, organised by the Association for India’s Development (AID). The discussion will focus on grassroots and policy interventions in… Continue reading