Chandraprabha Saikiani Centre for Women's Studies

Tezpur University

  • Special lecture by Prof. Bidyut Mohanty.
  • Chandraprabha Saikiani
  • Workshop
  • Orientation Programme
  • Orientation Programme
  • Field work
  • Lecture
  • Book Release

hought of the week

Simone De Beauvoir

"Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male".

Simone De Beauvoir


Chandraprabha Saikiani Centre for Women’s Studies (CSCWS), Tezpur University was established in the year 2009. It supports redistribution of women power and control of resources in favour of women. The vision of Chandraprabha Saikiani Center for Women’s Studies, Tezpur University is to provide a platform and promote studies on women belonging to the diverse socio-cultural milieu of North- East India. The priority of CSCWS is to build a body of information and knowledge resource pool regarding women of this region. Looking at the diverse population and the geographical dynamics of the region the centre aims to develop a theoretical understanding of the matter. For the preservation of the rich cultural heritage of the region, documentation will be undertaken to advance the development of women’s studies, while contributing to general advances of knowledge in human social and cultural development. The aim basically is to enhance academic component in action and advocacy to demonstrate new service models and strategies and utilize it for teaching simultaneously.

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