DEPARTMENT AND CENTRE FOR WOMEN'S STUDIES

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department and Centre for Women’s Studies was established in the year 1999, recognized and supported by the UGC. The Department and Centre for Women’s Studies works to empower women through various capacity building measures including feminist theory building, inculcating gender sensitivity on Women’s Studies perspectives, Gender Literacy, Gender Education and Enhancement, Communication and Leadership skill etc., to bring Social, Economic, Political and Cultural Empowerment and Gender Equality. It is the first Women’s University in Tamilnadu offering regular M.A., M.Phil and Ph.D courses in Women’s Studies. ‘Women’s Studies’ as a discipline of academia helps to transform other disciplines by integrating feminist perspectives. The various activities of the Department and Centre for Women’s Studies pave way to bring out more visible research and policy debates which would be raised by women from dalit, tribal, labouring, sexual and other minority communities including religion. It plays a vital role to bring out change in the society by understanding women, ensuring their participation in the policy formulation in order to establish a just and secular society in India. To empower the rural public, livelihood opportunities, awareness programmes and entrepreneurship trainings are being conducted at the women’s studies Training centre, Pallapatti.

M.A Women's Studies-CO        M.A Women's Studies-PEO,POs and PSOs

FACULTY MEMBERS

m Dr. S.Meena Priyadharshini Assistant Professor and Head in-Charge
Mrs. Sonia Guest Faculty
Dr S.P Denisia Professor, Retired on 31.01.2019

Facility available

 

 

S.No Project Title Name of the Principal Investigator/ Co Investigator (if applicable) Name of the Funding Agency Year of Award Funds provided (INR in lakhs) Duration of the project
1

Social Audit-Midday meal

Dr.S.P.Denisia

District Collector, Collectorate, Madurai 2015 4.15 2015-2016
2

MWCD-Bestlife practices prevailing among Paliya Women tribes of Kodaikanal

Dr.S.P.Denisia

Ministry of Women and Child Development 2016 8.95 2016-2017
3

Evaluation of the PRI-SHG Network convergence frame work Ramanathapuram & Virudhunagar District

Dr.S.Meenapriyadharshini & K.Kavitha

State Insitute of Rural Development and Panjayath 2019 4.11 2019-2020
NAME OF THE ALUMNI YEAR PLACEMENT
G.PRECILLA JANSI RANI 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK
G.SHEELA 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK
G.SHANTHI 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK
G.KUMUTHA 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK
G.ANITHA SHEELA 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK

Placement

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