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Centre of Excellence for Women Studies

VISION

Rohilkhand is one of the regions in which women are not at an advantageous position. The average female literacy rate in this region is much below than the average female literacy rate of India. It's imperative for the growth and advancement of a region that the women in the region be brought to the fore by tapping their hidden talent. However, it is again important to have women centric research and studies in order to strengthen and empower the women in the area. CoE for Women's Studies at MJP Rohilkhand University shall seek to fill the gender gap in the academia by introducing a new approach to discuss things through the perspective of women.

MISSION

CoE for Women's Studies at MJP Rohilkhand University shall be committed to integrating scholarly vision, critical problem solving methods, professional training, cooperative leader-ship skills, to cope with real life situations influencing the well- being of women locally and across the internationally. The mission is to equip them with abilities such as communication skills, administrative skills, etc. and along with this facilitating support systems such as day-care-centres. Computer literacy can also be imparted to the women which will certainly increase avenues of employability/ self- employability for them. At later stage, the centre will also focus upon entrepreneurship and skill building in the unemployed women from a slighter wider age group such as adolescents, college girls, housewives, by training them in skills like tailoring, the essentials of dress designing, Cookery and bakery etc. solving methods

Objectives

• To generate new knowledge in viable from National/ International perspectives
• To undertake, generate and promote primary and applied research in gender studies/ regarding women and development in the area.
• To undertake research on socio- psychological problems of women.
• To conduct research on successful women who serve as role models for women.
• To collaborate with central/state government, academic institutions, grass- root organizations as well as individuals engaged in research, advocacy and related activities.
• To provide advisory and consultancy services on gender issues to institutions and organizations within and outside government, including development agencies.
• To organize and assist in training programs as well as conduct surveys for scholars, planners, administrators, development practitioners, members of women's organizations and/or cooperatives and civil society members.
• To undertake and execute studies on women; health; labour; population; revenue etc.