Silpa Rajeevan, PhD scholar at the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad (UoH), working under the supervision of Dr Rani Ratna Prabha, presented a paper on ” Women as Ecological Caretakers: Transformation of Gender Roles through Haritha Karma Sena (HKS) in Kerala” at the workshop on ‘Climate Change and Inequality’ conducted by International Inequality Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on 10th May 2024.

Silpa was the only non-European/ North American presenter of the conference. Besides, her paper was the only qualitative study among the selected 12 papers.

Silpa expressed her sincere thanks to her supervisor, Dr J Rani Ratna Prabha for her constant encouragement and support. She also expressed gratitude to the Head of the Centre, Prof Sreepati Ramudu and the centre faculty, Prof Ajailu Niumai. She expressed heartfelt appreciation for the generous funding and support provided by the Institution of Eminence (IoE) at UoH.