Welcome to Anveshi

Anveshi Research Centre for Women’s Studies is an organisation that is committed to research, critical reflection and activism that meets the demands of our historical moment. Drawing on our legacy of feminist theory and intervention, we are invested in exploring new ways of understanding contemporary issues in education, Dalits and minorities, health and healthcare systems, development studies, law and critical legal studies, and the public domain. Anveshi works at an interdisciplinary location drawing scholars and activists from many fields. The Centre is located in Hyderabad, India.

  • Training Program for “Gender Sensitization to the Faculty” - Anveshi was invited to facilitate a training program for “Gender Sensitization to the Faculty” conducted by Telengana State Government and MHRD. This workshop was conducted to equip selected teachers from Undergraduate Colleges as “master trainers” on the new course on Gender Sensitization for which the book Towards a World of Equals is the recommended course book. … Continue reading
  • Anveshi’s response to Law Commission’s Questionnaire on the Uniform Civil Code - Law Commission had invited ‘religious groups, social groups, non-governmental organizations, political parties, civil society initiatives and government agencies’ to participate in the process of ‘comprehensive exercise of revision and reform of family laws’ towards the realization of the Article 44 of the Indian Constitution. It is based on the belief that women’s rights need to … Continue reading
  • Seminar on the issues of surrogacy and legislation - A half day seminar on the issues of surrogacy and legislation was conducted at Anveshi by N Sarojini of Sama, a Delhi based resource group for women and health. She started the talk with screening of a film “Can We See the Baby Bump Please?”, directed by Surabhi Sharma. Sarojini then went on to discuss … Continue reading
  • Discussion with Zakiya Soman on Triple talaq - Anveshi organized a discussion session with Ms Zakiya Soman of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolann on Triple talaq: Issues at stake for Muslim women. She spoke about why triple talaq is an issue for the Muslim communities. The Andolan has conducted surveys about the prevalence of this practice in the community and has published it in the … Continue reading
  • meeting on "The Destruction of Hyderabad: Book Review and Discussion"
  • pictures of workshop on Re-imagining Hyderabad


  1. Nilab says:

    I’m doing MA sociology in OU and my projects about feminism Im looking for previose research. I found your organization on internet. I would like to participate in your programs.

  2. Ayyagari Subramanyam says:

    I am doing my MA in public policy and governance from TISS and i am interested in interaction between law and marginalized section. i would like to intern with your organization and know how these two domains interact.

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