The Count Me In! conference has commissioned background papers, to be written by leading scholars, activists and writers in South Asia. These papers will address issues of marginalisation and exclusion as concepts, and how they impact lives of sex workers, lesbians and disabled women and trans people. The following background papers will be made available at the conference :
- Geetanjali Misra, Looking In, Looking Out : Starting the Count
- Srilatha Batliwala, Unpacking Social Exclusion : A Primer for Marginalised Women
- Kyla Pasha, ‘Other’ Women in Pakistan's Women's Movement
- Firdous Azim, Sexuality and the Women's Movement in Bangladesh
- Bishakha Datta, Steel Knife in my Windpipe : What Violence against Sex Workers Looks Like from the inside
- Geetanjali Misra, Sex Work Advocacy in India : The Rise of a Movement
- Ponni Arasu, Queer Women in South Asia : An Analysis
- Anita Ghai, (Dis)Ability and Exclusion: An Analysis
- Shilpa Phadke, Rethinking Spatial Binaries : A View from the Gendered Double Margins
- Kaushalya Perrera, Sex in your Tongue : Sexual Rights from a Language Perspective
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- Ain't I A Woman? A Global Dialogue between the Sex Workers Rights movement and the Stop Violence Against Women movement, 2011, CREA Publications.
- Geetanjali Misra, 'Decriminalising Homosexuality in India', Reproductive Health Matters Volume 17, No. 34 on 'Criminalisation', November 2009.
- Srilatha Batliwala, Feminist Leadership for Social Transformation: Clearing the Conceptual Cloud, 2011, CREA Publications.
- Sex Work and Women's Movement, Svati P. Shah, 2011, CREA Publications.
- Building Alliances Globally To End Violence Against Women- The Global Dialogue Series Working Paper, 2005, CREA Publications.
- Samaanta Ke Neev Par, 2011, CREA Publications. (Hindi)
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