Sucharita Iyer

Sucharita Iyer-profile

Sucharita Iyer works at Dasra’s Knowledge Creation and Dissemination team. In her role at Dasra, she undertakes diverse research projects, and works closely with the team to create comprehensive and high-quality knowledge products. She has a keen interest in gender and adolescent empowerment. She holds a masters degree in socio-cultural anthropology from the University of Amsterdam, where her focus areas were migration and belonging. She has a bachelors degree from St Xavier’s College Mumbai, in sociology and anthropology.


Articles by Sucharita Iyer


young girl standing- pc Sanlaap

November 5, 2020
How did young people access care during the lockdown?
One hundred and eleven youth-serving organisations in India shared their experiences with reported health-related concerns and challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
a girl standing in a room looking out of the window-backlash

July 8, 2020
Backlash: Tackling barriers to adolescent empowerment
The success of programmes in transforming gender norms is directly tied to their ability to manage backlash. Here’s what triggers backlash, and how it can be prevented and mitigated.
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