SIT Study Abroad: Gender, DEI & the Institutionalization of Patriarchy

Thursday, November 04, 2021 at 10:00am to 11:30am

Virtual Event

SIT is one of the third-party study abroad program providers affiliated with URI. SIT specializes in experiential learning and hands-on programs in locations worldwide.

This session is being hosted by SIT Study Abroad and the School for International Training.  Registration required.

Dehumanization, Demonization, and the Invention of Women in Indonesia

In this presentation, Academic Director Ni Wayan Ariati will compare the process of "mythological demonization" of the images of Durga, a Hindu goddess, to the "black propaganda" during the New Order Indonesia that led to destruction of the Indonesian women's movement known as Gerwani (Gerakan Wanita Indonesia).

COVID-19, Gender-Based Violence, and the Institutional Challenges of Gender Equity: Reflections from the Global South

In this presentation, Academic Director Nuria Pena will first engage with gender equity from the perspective of the definitions given by international institutions such as the United Nations before she analyzes some of the challenges Argentina faced in terms of increased numbers of extreme violence cases and the ways the new institutional architecture is attempting to address them.

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Lectures & Presentations


Diversity & Inclusion, International & Global Affairs


Faculty & Staff, Students


International Education/Study Abroad


International Center
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Office of International Education

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