Gender Park

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Gender Park is an autonomous institution promoted by the Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala State, India, to resolve the gender inequity in development. The institution has its headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala and its Chief Executive Officer is P.T.Mohammed Sunish who is also the Managing Director of Kerala State Women's Development Corporation.[1]

Some of the objectives of the institution are :

  • To generate a space exclusively for women development activities, emphasizing entrepreneurship in service and cultural activities.
  • To undertake research and documentation of the history of the role of women in every field of society of Kerala.
  • To strengthen women development activities undertaken by various departments/agencies/civil society movements.

The first park under Gender Park, christened Thantedam Gender Park, is proposed to be developed up at Vellimadukunnu in Kozhikkode District in Kerala. The foundation stone for the Park was laid on 8 March 2013.[2]

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External link[edit]

Website: genderpark

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Appointed KSWDC managing director". The Hindu. 14 December 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Bureau Report (20 January 2013). "‘Gender park' coming up in Kozhikode". The Hindu: Business Line. Retrieved 25 December 2013.