Gender equality also known as sexual equality is the state of equal case of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviours, aspirations and needs equality, regardless of gender.
Gender equality is the goal, while gender neutrality and gender equality are practices and ways of thinking that help in achieving the goal.
The Centre for Women’s Studies of Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai, established in 2005 under the X Plan Scheme is the first UGC sponsored Centre under the University of Madras. The Centre is committed to the preservation, expansion and transmission of knowledge about women. It is committed to support the achievement of gender equality and ensure women empowerment.
Goals and Objectives of CWS: