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Prof. Juhi Sidharth

Ph.D in Education from University of Cambridge, UK; M.Phil in Development Studies; M.A in Social Work; B.A in Psychology


Juhi has engaged with the subject of gender and sexuality in her academic and professional life for the past ten years. Her doctoral research at the University of Cambridge, UK investigated the lived experiences of sexuality of young women living in the slums of Mumbai. She also holds an M Phil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge and an MA in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

Her broad research interests cover topics such as gender and education, sexuality and relationships education, inter-sectionality, modernity, identity and development. She has presented her works in several national and international conferences and academic fora.


  • ‘New freedoms, Old controls: The role of mobile phone technology in the intimate lives of young women in a Mumbai slum’ (Forthcoming)

  • ‘Pleasure and danger: The role of mobile phones in the intimate lives of adolescent girls in a Mumbai slum’, In Plainspeak (2015)

  • ‘Don’t let your foot slip: Messages on “appropriate” femininity by school teachers in Mumbai’, In Plainspeak (2015)


  • Introduction to Public Policy