Aisha Siddika is an MA student in Development Studies. Her research at York University aims to critically examine how the agricultural market in Bangladesh as a reflection of broader society shaping and reshaping gender relations, norms and practices, and together impacting on women’s land ownership and participation in agricultural production and marketing. She also holds an MA in Women’s Studies and Feminist Research from Western University. Her research at Western explored the global situation of acid violence. The research was published in an article, “Can understanding phenomenology and human capabilities help us address acid violence,” in the Journal of South Asian Studies.
Keywords: Gender relations, norms and practices; women’s land ownership and participation in agricultural production and marketing; Bangladesh