FORA.tv Speaker - Sujata Warrier
Sujata Warrier, Ph.D., is the director of the New York City Program of the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. She trains and provides technical assistance on domestic violence to professionals in health care, law enforcement, criminal and civil justice, and human and social services. Dr. Warrier also provides assistance on legislative and policy issues involving battered immigrant women. Additionally, she provides training and delivers keynote addresses, both nationally and internationally, on the issues of cultural competency, relativism, domestic violence, and violence against women. Recently, Dr. Warrier worked with Chemonics International and the Egyptian government to help develop a national strategy to address violence against women in Egypt. She also was part of the American Bar Association's Rule of Law Initiative to train lawyers to advocate for women's rights and to end violence against women in Bangladesh. Dr. Warrier continues to work in Manavi, a pioneering South Asian women's organization in New Jersey, and she serves on other boards and groups such as the Asian Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence and the National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women. Dr. Warrier is a faculty member for the National Judicial Institute of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. She has written and published numerous articles on violence against women in the international context, and has received many awards for her work including the Indian Chamber of Commerce Award for Women Achievers. She received her Ph.D. from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.
09.19.13 | 01:31:52 min
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