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Title: Challenges to Development in India: The Role of Education

This talk is based on my experiences with issues in development and education in India. I will describe three unfinished journeys: (i) How HIV/AIDS education and awareness lead to a program of 'studenmore »ts as agents of change' through the creation of multimedia presentations on societal issues; (ii) how teaching health to village outreach workers lead to an understanding of adolescent migration from villages to towns in search for jobs and the spectre of alcoholism; and(iii) how teaching health to sex workers in Kolkata lead to an understanding of their closed world.« less
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Title: Challenges to Development in India: The Role of Education
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Publication Date: 2006-05-08
OSTI Identifier: 1013657
DOE Contract Number: AC02-76SF00515
Other Number(s): TRN: US1105377
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: SLAC Colloquium Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on May 08, 2006
Research Org: SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ; ADOLESCENTS ; EDUCATION ; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR ; INDIA ; STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:20:55
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27