Emissaries of Empowerment

In Emissaries of Empowerment, Kate Cronin-Furman, Rafia Zakaria, and I  examine the de-politicizing, and re-feminizing impact of contemporary empowerment-based interventions in the developing world and how these programs often reinforce, rather than combat, the deep marginalization of women. COVERAGE OF THE REPORT in the NEW YORK TIMES: HERE FULL PDF HERE: EMISSARIES OF EMPOWERMENT 2017

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The Forever Victims? The Dangers of Victimizing Tamil Women

In a global moment where the conversation around sexual violence is both incessant and remarkably over-simplified, this report,The Forever Victims Tamil Women in Post-War Sri Lanka, is a snapshot study by myself and Dr. Kate Cronin-Furman that attempts to disrupt prevailing narratives on the position, and politics, of Tamil women. As Sri Lanka comes up for…

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