Marian Women Cell has been instituted to provide a conducive environment for girls and women to facilitate their participation and success in higher education and to ensure their freedom, safety and security in an atmosphere of equality and dignity.
"The Supreme Court, which regards sexual harassment as a violation of human rights and as a form of systematic discrimination against women, has issued guidelines to prevent as well as punish perpetrators of sexual harassment."
In the wake of increased atrocities on women and growing trend of gender bias in the seats of higher learning, University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities in the country and institutes of higher learning to set up separate cells to monitor and deal with sexual harassment cases.
Empowering women to take their own decisions and make them independent in all aspects of mind, thought, rights, decisions, etc by transcending all crippling social limitations.
University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Ved Prakash has written to all educational institutions asking them to ensure that campuses are safe for “all students, especially women”.
To ensures gender equality and safeguard the rights of female students by providing a safe and dignified environment on the campus.
Marian women cell is committed to achieving this vision through providing a platform for listening to complaints, quick redressal of grievances and sensitizing female students on gender issues.
• Equipping female students with a knowledge of their legal rights
• Resolving issues related to sexual harassment
• Providing classes in defence training by expert personnel
• Incorporating hygiene habits and ensuring a healthy, sustainable atmosphere on the campus
• Regular counselling sessions with certified counsellors
• Conducting seminars and lectures by specialists and eminent personalities
• Periodic panel discussions, debates and workshops
• Well-equipped crèche, with the services of a trained nurse, for the infants of teaching faculty and married students who are young mothers
Aiming to transform attitudes, perceptions and practices to nurture the body, mind and spirit of women
Judo: To help young girls develop assertiveness and confidence to face day-to-day challenges, to have a disciplined mind and stay in focus
Yoga: “For breath is life and if you breathe well you will live long on earth”. – Sanskrit proverb Yoga helps purge the mind of anxiety and needless worry. It provides instant gratification and lasting transformation
Talks: Seminars, talks, debates, competitions, workshops and community services aimed at raising the general consciousness of the student community
The Chief Guest of the day is Ms Udaya, Circle Inspector, Womencell Idukki. Talk on "Women SAfety: Need of the Hour".
Marian Women Cell
Marian College Kuttikkanam
Peermade, Idukki (Dist) Kerala, India - 685531
Grievances related to any of the abuses mentioned above may be communicated to the Marian Women Cell Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or +91 9048500010 .
All grievances shall be treated with absolute confidentiality.
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