Type: Public event

CSAS Lecture Series | Understanding the New Credibility Regimes of Development: The Politics of Sanitary Pads as a Pro-Poor Technology in India

Speaker

Shobita Parthasarathy, Professor of Public Policy, U-M

Date & time

Jan 18, 2019-Jun 20, 2024, 4:00 pm-3:23 am EDT

Location

Room 1010 | 10th Floor Event Space Weiser Hall
500 CHURCH ST Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Technology has long played a central role in efforts to alleviate global poverty, with international NGOs and developed world governments using it as an important modernization tool. But these interventions have had mixed impacts: in addition to perpetuating the West’s dominance, these technologies are often simply rejected by citizens in the developing world because they do not embody relevant values and priorities. But in recent years the international development landscape has changed.

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