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Dr Geetanjali Gangoli

Dr Geetanjali Gangoli

Dr Geetanjali Gangoli
PhD, M.Phil, M.A.

Senior Lecturer

Office Room 1.2, 7 Priory Road
Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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+44 (0) 117 331 0813



Geetanjali Gangoli has worked on violence against women and feminist movements in India with a special emphasis on legal activism. She has also researched on issues around sex work, trafficking and social policy in South Asia.

Geetanjali has taught at the University of Delhi (1995-7); been a visiting research fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science (1999-2000) and worked as a Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Violence and Abuse, University of Sunderland.

Her recent work has been a comparative study of young people's experience of violence and abuse within the family in China and the UK and an assessment of domestic violence provisions in West Newcastle.


Gender and violence, domestic violence, prostitution and trafficking in South Asia; domestic violence and young people's experience of violence within the home in China.


  • Domestic violence
  • Prostitution and trafficking; Women's movements in China and South Asia and the UK. Other interests include representations of women in the media and issues of consent and coercion within marriage.


I work on different aspects of violence against women including domestic violence and forced marriage in the UK among South Asian communities. I also research on law and feminisms in India, and on sex work and trafficking in South Asia.

  • forced marriage
  • domestic violence
  • trafficking for prostitution
  • sex work
  • ethnic minority communities
  • violence against women
  • Indian women
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