Gender Sensitization Policy
Ambah P.G.(Autonomous) College is an institution where the co-education system is running from the starting of the institution. The college provides equal opportunities for both boys and girls students. It is the need of the time to bring the women into the mainstream for the development of the society as a whole. Currently there are 60% girl students studying here. Therefore, Ambah P.G. College is well prepared to handle and respond to gender sensitive issues and provide an environment where boys and girls can study together with a sense of personal security and dignity. For this purpose the institute has set up SHAW (Sexual Harassment Against Women) Cell. The cell engrosses the awareness about gender issues and working towards and creating an enabling environment of gender as well as women justice. The college also organizes various awareness programs for girls such as the legal rights of women through Legal Advisors, Police Officials, NGOs, etc. Various self defense training programs are also organized for girl students.
Main objectives of Gender Sensitization are:
Fostering gender equality in all aspects of college life and throughout the college community for which College has established Proctorial Board in which both male and female staff members are appointed.
Empowering women with skills and self-confidence necessary for the participation in the development process of the nation.
Maintaining a favorable and dignified atmosphere for women staff and girl students in the college by disallowing any act of harassment or exploitation. The SHAW Cell cares for it.
Developing and enhancing the leadership skills and organizational capabilities for female students and faculties.
Promoting gender balance in various decision-making capacities.
Building a conductive environment to ensure equal opportunities for women to take up leadership positions in both academic and administrative arenas.
Raising awareness towards women’s role in socio-economic development of the society and country as a whole.
Creating awareness on women related issues through extension services.
Providing counseling, guidance and life skill education to girl students.
To make the young boys and girls gender sensitive and create positive values that supports the girls and their rights.
To provide overall guidance to the peer group in integrating/mainstreaming gender in all activities of the Institution in the form of focused group discussions, debates, poster making competitions etc.
To provide an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to understand the social and cultural constructions of gender that shapes the experiences of women and men in society.