Details of Helal Hossain Dhali


EDUCATION

Ph.D. Student

Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), McGill University, Montreal, Canada

M.A in Development Studies (Equivalent to M.Phil)

Major: Women, Gender, Development; Minor: Environment and Development, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Hague, The Netherlands. 2009

M.S.S

Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka. Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2005 (Examination 2007)

B.S.S

Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka. Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2004 (examination 2006)

HSC

Dhaka College, Dhaka, 2000

SSC

Batikamari High School, Muksudpur, Gopalganj, 1998

MAJOR EXPERIENCE

Teaching, Research, Training & Consultancy

Faculty Member, Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2010 – At present

Guest Faculty, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. July 2012 – February 2013

Guest Faculty, Department of Public Health, State University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. May 2012 – August  2012

Guest Faculty, BRAC Development Institute (BDI), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. May 2011 - October 2011

Consultant and Trainer, ALDI Factory Advancement Project, Sustainability Agents GmbH, Berlin, Germany. August 2013 – At present 

Consultant and Team Leader, An Impact assessment based Research project on ‘The impact of Handicrafts interventions on targeted Char Women’ funded by Swiscontact, Dhaka Bangladesh. December 2016 – January 2017

Team Leader, A Research project on ‘Safer Urban Space for Young Girls in Slums’, A joint Research project between the department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka and Plan International. December 2015 – August 2016

Lead Researcher, A research project on ‘Developing a safe city for women through exploring programme and policy intervention’, A research project conducted by the Department of Women and Gender Studies and financed by ActionAID, Bangladesh. May 2013 – July 2013

Lead Researcher A Research Project on VAW Victims Health Care Needs and Engendering HIS in Bangladesh. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh funded by World Health Organization (WHO). February 2013 – July 2013.

Researcher, A research on ‘Co-management model of forest management in Bangladesh and its Gendered effects: A case from Lawachara protected forest, Maulavibazar, Sylhet in Bangladesh, as an USAID grant awarded. February 2011 December 2011

 

Books, Book Chapters, Research Reports and Research Monographs

Dhali, Helal Hossain and Afrin, Afifa (2015), "Environment, Migration and Adaptation. Evidence and Politics of Climate Change in Bangladesh" in & Mallick, B. Etzold (Ed.)(2015): Environment, Migration and Adaptation. Evidence and Politics of Climate Change in Bangladesh, (AHDPH) Dhaka. ISBN 978-984-91037-9-0

Dhali, Helal Hossain (2010) Sustainable Development, State Policy and Gender: Examining the effect of forest policy of Bangladesh on gender relations of Indigenous People in CHT, pp. 66  LAP: Germany

Dhali, Helal Hossain, Holmes, Rebecca, Mannan, Fauzia & Akter Sanzida (2010) ‘Gender risks poverty and vulnerability in       Bangladesh: Case study of Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction (CFPR) Programme, Specially Targeted Ultra Poor II (STUP II)’, A Report published by Overseas Development Institute and the Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka

Dhali, Helal Hossain (2009) Sustainable Development, State Policy, and Gender: Examining the effect of the forest policy on gender relation of indigenous people in CHT, Bangladesh, MA thesis of Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands.

Dhali, Helal Hossain (2007) Forest Policies and programs of Bangladesh and their impacts on indigenous women in Chittagong Hill Tracts, MSS thesis of Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhali, Helal Hossain (2006) The impact of deforestation of Indigenous women in Bangladesh: A case from CHT, BSS Monograph of Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Papers

Dhali, Helal Hossain (2016) ‘Remaking of women in Bangladesh: Central to the projection of modernity through questing national identity, ensuring economic development, and gaining legitimacy’, The Dhaka University Journal, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dhali, Helal Hossain, Kabir, Ariful Haq, and Haque, Tania (2016), ‘Perceiving 'Gender' in higher education: A critical experience from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.’ Social Science Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, Faculty of Social Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dhali, Helal Hossain (2015), ‘The Nexus between  Economic Growth and Gender Inequality: Case Studies from China,  East Asia, Mexico and Latin America’, Social Science Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, Faculty of Social Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh..

Dhali, Helal Hossain and Mahtab, Nazmunnessa and Islam, Mynul (2014) ‘Understanding a safe city for women through exploring programme and policy intervention’, Social Science Review, Vol. 31, No. 2, Faculty of Social Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dhali, Helal Hossain and Parveen, Sanzida (2013) ‘Towards a safe city for women: Case studies from seven districts in Bangladesh, Social Science Review, Vol. 30, No. 2, Faculty of Social Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhali, Helal Hossain, (2012) ‘Co-management model of forest management in Bangladesh and its Gendered effects: A case from Lawachara protected forest, Maulavibazar, Sylhet in Bangladesh’, Social Science Review, Vol. 29, No. 2, Faculty of Social Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dhali, Helal Hossain, and Kabir, Ariful Haque (2011)’The Politics of Forest Policies and The Alienation of Khyang Women in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh’, Social Science Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, Faculty of Social Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhali, Helal Hossain and Afrose, Taniya, (2011) ‘ Paribarik Sidhanto Grahone Karmojibi O Grihini Narir Parthakya: Prekhkhit Bangladesh’ Shamajik Bigyan Patrika, Vol. 5, No. 5, Faculty of Social Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dhali, Helal Hossain (2010) “‘Statization’ of forests and its effect on indigenous women in Bangladesh: A case from Kukkachhari village in Rangamati,” Social Science Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, Faculty of Social Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dhali, Helal Hossain (2008) ‘Deforestation and its Impacts on Indigenous Women: A Case from the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh’ in Gender, Technology, and Development, vol. 12, no. 2, sage publications, Thailand.

 AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Netherlands Fellowships Programme (NFP) to participate in the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) refresher course in Myanmar. 2017
  • USAID small research grants for conducting a research on co management model of protected forest management and gender. 2011
  • ISS-DWGS Graduate Fellowship. Royal Netherlands Embassy in Bangladesh. 2009.
  • ISS-DWGS Student Exchange Fellowship for a certificate course in Gender and Development Studies at Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, Royal Netherlands Embassy in Bangladesh, 2007
  • UNFPA Fellowship Award 2006 for Masters Thesis at the University of Dhaka, 2007
  • Board Scholarship, Dhaka Board 2001-2004
  • Award for the book study of Bishyo Shatyo Kendra (World Literature Center), 2000

OTHER INVOLVEMENTS

  • Member, Grievance Committee, Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporations (BCIC), Bangladesh
  • Column writer of several newspapers including Prothom – alo, Shamokal, Kaler kantho on various issues like River, Gender, Education and Health system in Bangladesh etc
  • Discussant at several talk shows of BTV and Maachranga television on several women’s issues including Violence against women, Inheritance law, and Importance of studying of Gender etc.
  • Former Chairperson (Acting) and Student counselor at the Department of Women and Gender Studies in Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • House Tutor, Sir, A. F Rahman Hall, University of Dhaka, Dhaka
  • Former Member, Teaching and Learning Committee (TLC), SCHOLAS (Scholars’ Association), Institute of Social Studies (ISS). 2009
  • Former Chief Co-ordinator,  Diasholai Cultural Group, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2004 to2005.