Risk and Vulnerability: Women and HIV/AIDS in India

Indian Woman

Principal Investigator:

    Dr. Koumari Mitra

    Professor, Department of Anthropology

    University of New Brunswick

    Fredericton, New Brunswick

    Canada   E3B 5A3

Graduate Research Assistant:

    Ms. Julie Easley

    M.A. Candidate, Department of Anthropology

    University of New Brunswick

Collaborative Research Team:

    Prof. (Dr.) Salil Basu

    Chief Executive Officer, FAITH Healthcare

    New Delhi, India

    Prof. (Dr.) C. K. Basu

    Education Consultant, FAITH Healthcare

    New Delhi, India

Research Study Funded By:

This study is based on a pilot research project entitled “Women’s Reproductive Health and Poverty: A Qualitative Study of the Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Slum Populations of New Delhi India,” that I  conducted in New Delhi, with financial support from a SSHRC Seed Grant award (March, 2000) and from a University Research Fund award (Fall 2000).

This study has been extended by further support from University Research Fund Award ( Fall, 2002).

The research study is being conducted in collaboration with FAITH Healthcare, a community based organisation in New Delhi.