Annual Report 2016-17

S.No.Activity DateActivity Details
103-Aug-16Registration Forms were floated and voluntary membership was done. Gender Champion Club consisting of 38 members was constituted who met periodically during the year
216-Aug-16Interactive session on Gender was held by Ms. Asani. She introduced the concept of Gender Champion's Club to its members in this first session and asked the volunteers to think about what they could do to enhance gender understanding amongst students of the University.
312-Sep-16Members of Gender club were asked to present their perspective in 3 minutes on ‘Why the member should be selected as a Gender Champion?’ Ten members shared from personal experiences how they acquired the understanding of gender. The girls shared the struggle and were enthusiastic to work for bringing a change in society towards equal existence
414-Sep-16Ms. Vartika Misra was finally declared the Gender Champion for the IIS University
508-Oct-16The Gender Champion Club organized a session for awareness on sexual harassment. Aprajita, Abhishek and Tanya from Arman team conducted the interactive session 'Decoding Patriarchy'. They started with a video as an icebreaker showing the oppression women are made to go through but then 48% women of the world raise their voice they would break all barriers. This time the students were stunned by it and took quite some time to join the discussion. It was informative session.
611-Feb-17Ms. Chanda Asani, Convener, Women Cell of The IIS University shared the sphere of how mainstream History treats gender. The gender club members and faculty team were astonished at the perspectives and gender construction that are tried and tested in society. The discussion led to understanding the tenacity of cultural control over people which made it difficult to change stereotypes. 
718-Feb-17The gender club members and faculty members of the Club met to discuss strategies and ideas to sensitize gender issues. It was decided to call some gender experts to address gender issues in the University campus