Asfia Jamal is a pre-doc scholar in the subproject, ‘Urban property regimes and citizenship in transition: Changing ownership patterns and systems of relatedness in India’.
She has secured Master degree in Social Work from the University of Delhi, India. Since then she has engaged with multiple field and research organizations associated with the issues of urbanization, migration, education, and livelihood. She has participated in research conducted by Ministry of Women and Child Development focusing on ‘Rehabilitation of Sex-Worker (brothel-based) in Delhi’. Also, she has been an active member of the research team constituted by Tata Trusts to understand distress migration of seasonal laborers in the state of Telangana, India. Asfia has recently written a research paper on women artisans and their process of ‘empowerment’ through engagement in a social enterprise based in India. Her emerging area of interest is migration, urbanization and gender.