Women Empowerment Cell
A Women Empowerment Cell (WEC) has been constituted to empower and safegaurd the rights of female members, faculty staff and students of t h e our institution. The WEC works to promote gender sensitivity in the campus and conduct diverse programmes to educate, sensitize both male and female members and produce harmonious atmosphere on the campus. It works for the welfare of the students and faculty towards preparing them in to competent professionals to take up greater challenges in the academic sphere.
ABOUT THE CELL
Women Cell of UCEK is established with the motto of “towards self-empowered MASTERY mind“. The cell aims to empower girl students and faculty, enhance their understanding of issues related to women and to make the college campus a safe place for girls and women and to address the practical issues related to the welfare and equal opportunities for Women faculty, staff and students.
With a view to take up women’s issues and problems, the cell aims at creating awareness of their rights and duties. It also provides a platform for women to share their experiences and views regarding their status in the society. Aiming at intellectual and social upliftment of the female students, the cell stands for facilitating women’s empowerment through guest lectures, seminars, awareness programs and other welfare activities.
To promote general well-being of female students, teaching and non-teaching women staff of the College and to provide and maintain a dignified, congenial working environment for women and enable them to explore their imminent potential in all aspects.
To train women to acquire wide range of skills and knowledge and to develop and increase their social, economic and intellectual capacities for peace, security and prosperity of mankind.
Identification of strong leadership, change-makers among women and girls and building their capacity.
To promote a culture of respect and equality for female gender.
To organize awareness programs on gender sensitization.
The provision of opportunities and programs for girls and women to be financially, mentally and emotionally empowered to promote their growth as individuals in their own right.
To conduct seminars and workshop to impart knowledge of opportunities and tools available and train the women.
Arranging seminars to create awareness on the economic, social, political, and legal rights of women.
Organizing different activities tomake women aware of their health, sports, self-defense etc.
Conducting various competitions to encourage their artistic talents for creative thinking
To highlight the importance of spirituality, health, hygiene and safety
Celebration of International Womens Day on March 8th, every year
To inculcate entrepreneurial attitude among young girls, scientists at the earliest so that they can be “job providers” rather than “job seekers”.
Counseling services for resident and non – resident students head of the department nominates the members of WEC.
It organizes workshops and sensitization programmes both for staff and students by eminent Psy- chologists and social workers.
The committee also addresses similar kind of issues on various occasions like:
Composition of Woman Empowerment Cell:
|Mrs Simi Charly||Assistant Professor||ECE dept|
|Mrs Rajimol V||Assistant Professor||CSE dept|
|Mrs Salu Lekshman||Assistant Professor||IT dept|