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Jain University Events

Workshop on Education and Gender Justice

About the Event

School of Graduate Studies, Jain (Deemed-to-be University) conducts a workshop on ‘Education and Gender Justice’ as part of learn2apply series. Ms. Mercy Kappen, Director, Visthar Academy of Justice and Peace, Ms. Sagaya Shanthi, Program Co-ordinator, Visthar Academy of Justice and Peace, and Ms. Nandhini, Senior Program Officer, ACTIONAID will be addressing the students.

The topics that would be covered during the workshop are as follows:

  • Significance of TAKE ACTION KIT 2016 - 16 days activism in globalizing resistance to violence against women and girls
  • Nature of violence against women
  • Role of education in combating violence against women
  • Importance and possibility of education in social transformation
  • Role of students in influencing the change
  • Ways to come out of discriminatory rituals / Violence on women through education
  • Focus on the need to rethink education as a process of securing social justice for individuals and communities regardless of gender, caste, disability, sexual orientation or any other identity
  • Challenge students and lecturers to consider their own biases and prejudices, and explore ways to tackle gender stereotypes and inequities both in education and other social institutions