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Webinar on ‘Gender and mental health in Bihar and India: Developing tools for effective measurement’

Written by Nazar Khalid on June 24th, 2020

r.i.c.e is delighted to invite everyone for a webinar titled ‘Gender and mental health in Bihar and India: Developing tools for effective measurement’ The webinar is being organized in collaboration with the International Growth Centre (IGC).

Agenda: This webinar will share recent research on mental health along various dimensions, including the measurement of mental health through the use of phone surveys, the prevalence of poor mental health among marginalized groups, mental distress due to discrimination and exclusion in higher education, and the mental health consequences of gender discrimination in the home.  Following the research presentations, experts will discuss mental health policy and the state of implementation of India’s National Mental Health Act to date.

Date: July 10th, 2020 (IST) / July 9th, 2020 (US Pacific)

Time: 9am to 12pm (IST) / 8:30pm to 11:30pm (US Pacific)

Webinar Program: Click here for program details

Registration: Please register here.  After filling out the form, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the webinar.

Read more about r.i.c.e’s research on mental health:

-Using mobile phone surveys to measure levels, trends, and disparities in mental health (Working Paper, Policy Brief)

-When women eat last: Discrimination at home and women’s mental health  (Working paper, Policy Brief )