W S R C
The Centre has a rich collection of books, newsletters, journals, reports and periodicals. The Centre has approximately 2500 books and 15 Journals, national and international relating to Women’s Studies. The library subscribes to most of the important Women’s Studies Journals. Project reports, Census reports, Reports of the National Commission for Women are also documented in the library. The Centre has updated its library recently by adding 100 new books relating to Women’s Studies.
The Centre has developed a Computer Lab. for computer training course (Free of cost) for girl students of the university. Computers with allied items have been installed in the Lab out of the UGC grant received for the purpose. The course is also being offered to the regular students enrolled in the centre.
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INFORMATION ON SEMINARS AND CONFERECENCES HELD RECENTLY
Gender Sensitization Training Workshops for Inmates of Observation Homes
The Centre organized 2 Gender Sensitization Training Programmes for the Inmates (boys) at Faridabad Observation Home from May 28 to June 03, 2013 and at Hisar Observation Home from June 24-30, 2013 . About 125 inmates participated in the training. They were provided knowledge of various issues like conflict resolution, dealing with anger, sex and gender, health & HIV/AIDS, alcoholism, crime, psychology of crime, legal provisions and child rights, gender relations framework, ways of rehabilitation etc. Different psychological tests were also applied on them like intelligence test, job aptitude test and personality test. The training workshops were sponsored by the Department of Women and Child Development, Haryana.
Organized a Seminar on Women Entrepreneurship: The Way Forward at the Haryana Pavilion, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi in India International Trade Fair-2014 on November 20, 2014.
Organized a Consultation on UN Women Conference Beijing +20 Global Review on November 26, 2014 at the Senate Hall, Kurukshetra Universityin collaboration with the Centre for Social Research, New Delhi. About 200 students, research scholars and faculty members participated in the consultation.
INFORMATION ON RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
Current Areas of Research
1. Gender Analysis of Haryana School Text Books
2. An analysis of the Life Profile of Sex Workers in Select Districts of Haryana.
3. Dr. Rammanohar Lohia’s view on the Gender Question
4. A Study of Migrant Women in Vrindavan and Mathura
INFORMATION ON ACHIEVEMENTS
Achievement Area: Achievement Details
The Centre has been placed in Phase-III (which is the highest phase) in the XI Plan by the UGC Standing Committee on Women’s Studies based on its work and contribution to the discipline. The Phase III Centres are to serve as Nodal Centre for teaching/research and documentation for the region and develop as Advanced Research Centres.