Soma Mukhopadhyay

Soma Mukhopadhyay, PhD (Jadavpur University), is a researcher from Calcutta, West Bengal, India, working in the government sector. She is interested in female empowerment and women’s health. She has studied the traditional midwives of India for the last 15 years and wrote a book on the subject, Baglar Dai (Midwives of Bengal).

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Memoir of a Sweet Granny

In this beautiful story of a beautiful lady, author Mukhopadhyay pays a tribute to the life of her grandmother, a nurturer of women.

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Female Empowerment and the Traditional Midwives of India

A researcher reflects on her 15-year of study of rural India’s traditional dai, much loved by the families they serve, and widely misunderstood. Read more…. Female Empowerment and the Traditional Midwives of India