Paper presentation at Harvard Medical School

Dr. Meenkashi Sharma , Prof. in Education & Director of Women's Studies Centre, Presented a research paper in International Conference held from 26-05-2014 to 30-05-2014 in Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She spoke on the topic attributes of women college students gifted in Visual & Performing arts. She also  chaired one of the sessions on 27-05-2014 in the above conference. Serve glimpses of the conference are provided for information and interest of the viewers.

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6th Annual Conference on

PROMOTING EXCELLENCE IN WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:

THE WAY FORWARD FOR PROGRESS

October 30-31, 2014

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"Women Are Born Strong But Made Weak"

by: Prof. Dr. Vidhu Mohan,

Retd. Prof. Department of Pschology, Punjab University, Chandigarh.

Date & Venue

23rd April, 2014 at 11.00m in Seminar Room,

Women's Studies Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala

 

 

 

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The Women's Studies Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala organized two Lectures on "Women are born strong, but made weak" and "Status of Women in India" on April 23, 2014 in the Seminar Room of the Centre. The participants were university teachers, research scholars and students from various departments of the University. Dr. Meenakshi, Director, Women's Studies Centre welcomed Dr. Vidhu Mohan, Professor (Retired), Panjab University, Chandigarh; Dr. Trishanjit Kaur, Dean, Faculty of Education and Information Sciences; Dr. Kanwaljeet Kaur Gill, Former Head, Department of Distance Education; Dr. Damanjit Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and guests and highlighted the activities of the Centre and introduced the topic.

 

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International Women's Day March 8th, 2014

Theme: INSPIRING CHANGE

Women's Studies centre is going to organize workshop & lectures on the 2014 theme of International women's  Day.

Venues & Speakers:

  1. RIMT College of Education, Mandi Gobindgarh , Prof. Dr. S.K. Bawa
  2. Shivam College of Education, KhoKhar Kalan, Dr. Parmjeet Kaur Sandhu
  3. MUKAT College of Education, Rajpura, Dr. Jasraj Kaur
  4. SAINT KABIR College of Education, Kauli, Dr. Jagpreet Kaur

 

Women's equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. International Women's Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiring further action.

Inspiring Change is the 2014 theme for  internationalwomensday.com global hub and encourages advocacy for women's advancement everywhere in every way. It calls for challenging the status quo for women's equality and vigilance inspiring positive change. The vast array of communication channels, supportive spokespeople, equality research, campaigns and corporate responsibility initiatives means everyone can be an advocate inspiring change for women's advancement.Each year International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. The first International Women's Day was held in 1911. Thousands of events occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organisations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations and the media celebrate the day.Some groups select their own International Women's Day theme, specific to their local context. For example, the European Parliament's 2013 theme was "Women's response to the crisis" and their 2012 theme "Equal pay for work of equal value".

Health & Hygiene Lecture Series

 


Women's Studies Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala organized a Lecture Series on Women Health Issues on February 12-13, 2014. The participants were University teachers and adolescent girls of University School. The first lecture on 12th February was arranged in the seminar room of the centre. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Manpreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Gynae, Govt. Medical College, Patiala and was presided over by the Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Director, Centre for Diaspora studies. In her presidential address, she highlighted the qualities of good doctor while caring a cancer patient. Dr. Meenakshi Sharma, Director, Women's Studies Centre formally welcomed the guests and introduced the theme of the lecture. She dwelled on the need of awareness among women about their health issues. She encouraged the women to be more cautious about their own health and well being. Dr. Manpreet Kaur Kalra, talked about awareness of cancer in women. She explained that as there is rising incidents of malignancies in women, stress should be laid on screening modalities; cancer of breast and cancer of cervix , so that early detection, prevention, treatment can be provided to the patients, survivors and care giver.
The second lecture was arranged in seminar room of University School, delivered by Dr. Manpreet Kaur and was presided over by Dr. Dhanwant Kaur, Professor Incharge, Publication Bureau, Punjabi University, Patiala. She stressed on the need to educating students on positive aspects of internet and other social media. The resource person Dr. Manpreet Kaur addressed the various adolescents problems as adolescence is developmental phase in the life of a human being, where physical, mental, psychological and emotional developments are taking place at a fast pace. She also answered the queries of girl students over their common teenage problems. Mrs. Nirmal Goyal, Principal of University School was also present at the occasion. A Vote of Thanks was presented by Dr. Amandeep Kaur. On February 13, 2014, lecture's theme was “Heart and Its Care”.

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5th International Conference on "Women & Development" on

22-23 November, 2013

Video Message of Ms. Lakshmi Puri

UN Women Deputy Executive Director

Addresses:

Background Papers:

 

 

Laws Related to Women in Punjabi

ਸੈਂਟਰ ਨੇ ਨਵੰਬਰ 2010 ਨੂੰ ਆਪਣੀ ਵੈਬਸਾਈਟ wscpedia.org ਲਾਂਚ ਕੀਤੀ ਜਿਸ ਰਾਹੀਂ ਗਲੋਬਲ ਪੱਧਰ ਤੇ ਸੈਂਟਰ ਦੀਆਂ ਗਤੀਵਿਧੀਆਂ ਸੰਚਾਰਿਤ ਹੋ ਰਹੀਆਂ ਹਨ। ਇਸ ਸੁਵਿਧਾ ਦੇ ਅੰਤਰਗਤ ਸੈਂਟਰ ਨੇ ਵਾਈਸ-ਚਾਂਸਲਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਦੀ ਦਿਸ਼ਾ ਨਿਰਦੇਸ਼ਨ ਅਨੁਸਾਰ ਫੈਸਲਾ ਕੀਤਾ ਕਿ ਔਰਤਾਂ ਦੇ ਹੱਕ ਹਕੂਕ ਸੰਬੰਧੀ ਪ੍ਰਾਪਤ ਮਹੱਤਵਪੂਰਨ ਦਸਤਾਵੇਜਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਸੰਚਾਰਿਤ ਕੀਤਾ ਜਾਵੇ। ਇਸ ਦ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਟੀ ਤੋਂ ਕੁਝ ਅਹਿਮ ਦਸਤਾਵੇਜਾਂ ਦਾ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਇਥੇ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਜਾ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈ ਤਾਂ ਕਿ ਵੈਬਸਾਈਟ ਦੇ ਜਰੀਏ ਦੁਨੀਆਂ ਭਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਵਸਦੀਆਂ ਪੰਜਾਬਣ ਔਰਤਾਂ ਆਪਣੀ ਮਾਂ-ਬੋਲੀ ਰਾਹੀਂ ਚੇਤਨਾ ਗ੍ਰਹਿਣ ਕਰ ਸਕਣ। ਇਹਨਾਂ ਦਸਤਾਵੇਜਾਂ ਦਾ ਵੇਰਵਾ ਨਿਮਨ ਅਨੁਸਾਰ ਹੈ :

1. ਔਰਤਾਂ ਦੇ ਵਿਰੁੱਧ ਹਰ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਰ ਦੇ ਭੇਦਭਾਵ ਨੂੰ ਖਤਮ ਕਰਨ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਕਨਵੈਨਸ਼ਨ


2. ਔਰਤਾਂ ਦੇ ਵਿਰੁੱਧ ਹਰ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਰ ਦੇ ਭੇਦਭਾਵ ਨੂੰ ਖਤਮ ਕਰਨ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਸੰਧੀ


3. ਬੀਜਿੰਗ ਘੋਸ਼ਣਾ


4. ਦਾਜ ਰੋਕੂ ਐਕਟ, (1961 ਦਾ ਐਕਟ ਨੰ. 28) 20 ਮਈ, 1961


5. ਵਿਸ਼ਾਕਾ ਅਤੇ ਹੋਰ ਬਨਾਮ ਰਾਜਸਥਾਨ-ਰਾਜ ਅਤੇ ਹੋਰ


6. ਔਰਤਾਂ ਦੇ ਅਧਿਕਾਰਾਂ ਸੰਬੰਧੀ ਬਣੀ ਕੌਮੀ ਨੀਤੀ (2001)


7. ਔਰਤਾਂ ਦੇ ਵਿਰੁੱਧ ਘਰੇਲੂ ਹਿੰਸਾ

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Women and Aging: Problems and Prospects

Aging population is the most challenging demographic phenomenon worldwide in the 21st century. According to the United Nations, World Population Projection predicts that the world population will increase from 6.5 billion to 9.1 billion in 2050 . In India, the persons above 60 years were only 1.9 crores in 1947 whereas their number went up to 10 crores (10% of the total population) by 2001 and is expected to go up to 15 crores by 2020.1 The forces of globalization, modernization and tecnological change, mobility and the explosion in the lateral transmission of knowledge are making changes in the life styles and cultural values to adjust the changing circumstances.


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Women Workers in Unorganized Sector: Problems and Prospects

This documentary is based on the research done by Womens' Studies' Centre on the Women working in unorganized sector.From the close study, it can be easily estimated that the women working in unorganized sector are living a life far below from satisfaction. They do marry, bear children, and get old but under these phases of life, they live the same life. They suffer from many problems like unhygienic environment, no medical facilities, no awarness regarding laws. It is the need of the hour that Government, NGOs and common people come forward for the betterment of these beautiful creations of GOD. According to census 2001, women constitute 48.26 percent of the total population in India and 25.67 percent of female population is designated as workers.

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