Bina Agarwal (Economist)

binasepia.jpgDr. Bina Agarwal is a prize- winning feminist economist who studies gender, development, and agriculture in India and throughout South Asia.

She focuses on the importance of land and control of land for women. Her work examines and urges political and group action for women. Her writings, especially on women’s land rights, have been used extensively in framing policy by governments, NGOs and international agencies.

Recently, Dr. Bina Agarwal catalyzed a successful campaign for gender equality in Hindu inheritance law in India.


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