Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Center For Womens Studies
Vidyanagar, Kolhapur - 416004
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The Center for Women’s Studies is recognized by the University Grants Commission since March, 2000. Before that, Shivaji University was running this Centre out of University funds. The Director in the scale of a Reader (Associate Professor) was appointed in Sept. 2005. Currently there are M.Phil and Ph.D. programs in Women’s Studies. The Center offers electives in Women’s Studies to M.A. students from the Faculty of Social Sciences. Teaching, research, advocacy and extension constitute major tasks of the Centre. Centre offers its expertise to the United Nations, various Ministries in the Government of India as well as to the Parliament of India.

The Center for Women’s Studies is recognized by the University Grants Commission since March, 2000. Before that, Shivaji University was running this Centre out of University funds. The Director in the scale of a Reader (Associate Professor) was appointed in Sept. 2005. Currently there are M.Phil and Ph.D. programs in Women’s Studies. The Center offers electives in Women’s Studies to M.A. students from the Faculty of Social Sciences. Teaching, research, advocacy and extension constitute major tasks of the Centre. Centre offers its expertise to the United Nations, various Ministries in the Government of India as well as to the Parliament of India.

Vision

Center envisions a society based on gender equality, free from all forms of discrimination.