Gender Club

GENDER CLUB was inaugurated in our college on 24 th September 2005 at 10.30 a.m. in the Seminar Hall by Dr. N. Manimekalai M.A., Ph.D., Director, Centre for Women Studies, Bharathidasan University, Trichy. Prof. R. Manimekalai, HOD of Economics is the Coordinator of Gender Club in our college.

A meeting was organized by the Gender Club at 10.30 a.m. on 8.9.2007. The Chief Guest Dr. N. Manimekalai, Director, Centre for Women Studies, Bharathidasan University delivered a lecture on "Gender Equality".

Gender club of our college organized Self Help Group Product Contribution Cum Sale in our college premises on 8.9.2007 and 9.9.2007.

ACTIVITIES OF GENDER CULB

Gender Club of our college organizes Self-Help Group Products Exhibition Cum Sale for Women Entrepreneur Association of Tamil Nadu (WEAT) members, Trichy every month in our College premises. It also arranged to display the products of WEAT Association members Trichy in the One-day workshop organized by the Department of Economics in association with Syndicate Bank, Puthanampatti Branch in our College premises on 18.11.2009. Many meetings were organized to create awareness about Gender equality and Women empowerment.

Details of the Meeting
Date Topic Name of the Resource Persons
8-09-2007 Gender equality Dr. N.MANIMEKALAI
Director, Centre for Women Studies,
Bharathidasan University,Trichy
11-10-2007 Women Empowerment Dr. N.MANIMEKALAI
Director, Centre for Women Studies,
Bharathidasan University,Trichy
9-09-2011 Women Entrepreneur Tmt. G.SathyBama
Managing Partner,
Shri Quality Engineering, Trichy
28-01-2012 Gender and Media Dr. N.MANIMEKALAI
Director, Centre for Women Studies,
Bharathidasan University,Trichy
19-04-2013 Women and Globalisation Dr. N.MANIMEKALAI
Director, Centre for Women Studies,
Bharathidasan University,Trichy
24-02-2014 Gender and Life SkillsDr. N.MANIMEKALAI
Director, Centre for Women Studies,
Bharathidasan University,Trichy
28-08-2014"Youth Health and Life Skills" organized in association
with Women's Studies, BARD, Trichy
a. First Aid
b. Preventing unwanted Pregnancy
c. Preventing Infections
d. Nutrition and Anemia Prevention
e. Presentation Skill and Sexual Harassment at work place

a. Dr. Jayam kannan
b. Dr. Thamarai Selvi
c. Dr. Premavathy Prabhu Elango
d. Dr. Chitra
e. Prof. N.Manimekalai
10-10-2014 Fashion Designing product production- cum - sale ExhibitionOrganized in Nehru Memorial College, Puthanampatti
9-03-2015Gender Sensitization on Gender equality Dr. N.MANIMEKALAI
Director, Centre for Women Studies,
Bharathidasan University,Trichy
8-07-2015 AcupunctureDr.S.VENKATESALU
Centre for Alternative Medicine, Trichy.

Gender Club Volunteers are encouraged to attend various Gender Sensitization Programmes.

Participation of Gender Club Volunteers in Gender Sensitization
S.No Name of the Candidate Date Event Name of Institution organised
1. S.Selvakumar
III B.A Economics
05-09-2006 One day Gender Sensitization Department of Women's Studies, Trichy
2. N.Baskar
II B.A Economics
06-08-2010 One day Gender Sensitization Department of Women's Studies, BARD, Trichy
3. D.Ragupathi
S.Rajesh Kanna
R.Prasad
K. Selladurai
III B.A Economics
06-08-2010 One day Gender Sensitization Department of Women's Studies, BARD, Trichy
4. S.Rajesh Kanna
K.Venkatesh III B.A Economics
12-08-2010 &
13-08-2010
Two - Day Workshop on Gender Training of TrainerDepartment of Women's Studies, BARD, Trichy

They are also motivated to participate in various competitions organized by Centre for Women's Studies, Trichy and other institutions. Our students took part in the Gender Fest 2010 conducted by the Dept of Women's Studies, Bharathidasan University, Trichy and secured prizes.

Achievements of Gender Club Volunteers
S.No Name of the Candidate Class Event Prize Awarded Name of the Institution organised
1. S.Selvakumar &
A. Dhinesh Kumar
III B.A Economics Tamil Essay Competition Third GENDER FEST-2007
Department of Women's Studies, Trichy
2. T.Sathish II B.Com Kolam FirstGENDER FEST-2007
Department of Women's Studies, Trichy
3. D.MoorthyIII B.A EconomicsKolam FirstGENDER FEST-2007
Department of Women's Studies, Trichy
4. R.SarathyIII B.Sc Computer ScienceGroup Song SecondGENDER FEST-2007
Department of Women's Studies, Trichy
5.D. Vimala DeviI B.ComGroup Song SecondGENDER FEST-2010
Department of Women's Studies, Trichy
6.M.Venumathi I B.ComGroup Song SecondGENDER FEST-2010
Department of Women's Studies, Trichy
7.G.SarathkumarIBBA Drawing Competition SecondGENDER FEST-2010
Department of Women's Studies, Trichy

Tmt S.Suguna, Assistant Professor of Economics, P.Chitra, V.Poornima of III B.A Economics, S. Saravanan and C.K.Tholkappian of I M.Sc Maths attended a Training Programme for the Gender Champion Club Volunteers organized by the Department of Women's Studies, Bharathidasan University, Trichy at Jamal Mohamed College, Trichy on 25-02-2016.

Gender Club Coordinator Dr. R.Manimekalai, HOD of Economics and Gender Club Volunteers M.Sabeer, T.Ramesh ,D.Meena, T.Parkavi, R.Gomathi R.Hemalatha, S.Vijayalakshmi, and T.Chitra of III B.A Economics attended Two-day Seminar on "Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Women and Youth" jointly organized by Department of Women's Studies, Bharathidasan University, Trichy and Women Entrepreneurs Association of Tamil Nadu, Trichy on 26-6-2015 & 27-6-2015 at St .Joseph's College, Trichy.