1992: Women – The State, Fundamentalism and Cultural Identity in South Asia

In March 1992 a conference was held in Sri Lanka organized by the SSA with participation of delegates from Pakistan, Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka. The papers presented were published in 1996 by Kali for Women in a book entitled “Embodied Violence: Communalising Women’s Sexuality in South Asia” edited by Kumari Jayawardena and Malathi de Alwis. The contributors were Ritu Menon, Kamla Bhasin, Kalpana Kannabiran, Shahnaz Rouse, Sonia Nishat Amin, Malathi de Alwis, Jasodhara Bagchi, Paola Bacchetta, Neloufer de Mel, Uma Chakravarti, Kumkum Sanghari and Sudesh Vaid.