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Studying women’s exclusion and discrimination is need of the hour – Prof. Ishtiaque Ahmed

Hyderabad: “Studying women’s exclusion and discrimination is the need of the hour. Women need support for their inclusion into mainstream development for any society’s growth” said Prof. Ishtiaque Ahmed, Registrar, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) while delivering presidential remarks in the inaugural session of a Two-Day National Seminar“ Exploring Dynamics of Women’s Marginalisation in India: Challenges and Prospects” organized by Al Beruni Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (ACSSEIP) in collaboration with the Department of History” on February 19 & 20, 2024.

Prof. Perwez Nazir, Aligarh Muslim University was the Chief Guest and Prof. Rekha Pande, former Professor at University of Hyderabad was the Guest of Honour. Prof. Y. Chinna Rao, Director, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, JNU, New Delhi delivered the keynote speech.

Prof. Y. Chinna Rao explained how the concept ‘marginality’ was coined by Robert Park in 1920s and later gained importance in academics.

Prof. Perwez Nazir and Prof. Rekha Pande also spoke on the occasion.

Prof. Rafiullah Azmi, Director, ACSSEIP introduced the seminar theme. Prof. Danish Moin, Dr. Pervaiz Ahmad, Dr. Kareem, Dr. Abdul Thaha, Dr. Ikram, Dr. Khalid, Dr. Dawood were present.

More than 25 research papers were presented during the two day Seminar.

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