Shamita Das Dasgupta

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Shamita Das Dasgupta "is a cofounder of Manavi, Inc., an organization in the United States that focuses on violence against women in the South Asian community. She is a Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law with the NYU Law School. She has published several articles in the areas of her specialization: ethnicity, gender, immigration, and violence against women. Shamita is the author of two books, The Demon Slayers and Other Stories: Bengali Folktales (1995, Interlink Books) and A Patchwork Shawl: Chronicles of South Asian Women in America (1998, Rutgers University Press). Currently, she is working on two books; one on women’s rituals in Bengal and the other on domestic violence in the South Asian American context, which is scheduled to be published in 2006 (Rutgers University Press)." [1]

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  1. Shamita Das Dasgupta, accessed May 20, 2009.