Welcome to CWDS

  • Seminar and Conferences
    Seminar and Conferences
    Interactive Workshop on 'Creating bridges between visually challenged women and the Women's Movement
  • Photo Exhibition
    Photo Exhibition
    Re-presenting Indian Women 1875-1947: A Visual documentary at the Yangon Photo Festival held in Yangon (Rangoon)
  • Seminar and Conferences
    Seminar and Conferences
    The Journey from Victim to Survivor: Challenges for Justice
  • Seminar and Conferences
    Seminar and Conferences
    Education for Social Change: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives
  • Seminar and Conferences
    Seminar and Conferences
    National Workshop on Labour Law and the Migrant Worker
  • 24th J.P.Naik Memorial Lecture
    24th J.P.Naik Memorial Lecture
    24th J.P.Naik Memorial Lecture on Education and Girlhood delivered by Prof.Krishna Kumar
  • Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    A Child care centre in session
  • Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Cocoon garland in Grainage house
  • Action Research Project, Medinipur(West Bengal)
    Action Research Project, Medinipur(West Bengal)
    Health awareness camp at Mahulboni
  • Action Research Project, Medinipur(West Bengal)
    Action Research Project, Medinipur(West Bengal)
    Goat distribution to samiti members for income generation programme
  • Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Broiler Farming by Samiti member
  • Action Research Project, Medinipur(West Bengal)
    Action Research Project, Medinipur(West Bengal)
    Vegetable cultivation at Godarasta Samiti
  • Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Moth examination under Microscope
  • Bankura Action Research
    Bankura Action Research
    Vermicompost production by Women’s Group
  • Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Puffed Rice making by Women’s group
  • Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Action Research Project, Bankura (West Bengal)
    Sal Plate making

 

The CWDS is one of the most well known institutions committed to the theory and practice of women’s studies and gender justice in the country. It consists of faculty and researchers from diverse academic areas and research interests, who are actively engaged in advocacy and policy interventions towards achieving constitutional goals of women’s equality. Located in the heart of New Delhi, it houses an impressive library and documentation centre. The Centre attracts scholars, students, activists, and others from India and abroad who draw on its resources and varied expertise. In 1985, the CWDS was recognised as one of the research institutes supported by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).