This piece explores Dipali Anumol’s decision to build an ethics of care into her research process, and the methodological implications of doing so on the long-term viability of her project.
Dipali Anumol is a PhD student at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University where she specializes in Gender and Human Security. Her research interests include South Asia, gender, feminist activism, legal reform for social change, and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Her proposed doctoral work aims to understand the relationship between feminist advocacy, civil society, and responses to sexual violence. Prior to Fletcher, she worked in development consulting across a range of projects on education, child rights, gender, and urban development. Dipali previously studied International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Development Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M).