The Gender Sensitisation Forum of Sri Aurobindo College was established in November 2016. Building on the initiative taken by UGC, the form focuses on inculcating the spirit of Gender Equality amongst all the students through various acitivties.
The forum works with the objecitve of providing equal status and opportunities to all the gendersand to make them aware of their rights.
The entrepreneurial spirit of the students and their desire to make meaningful contribution to the life of underprivileged led them to launch two linked projects in the academic year 2017-18. Project craftastic and Project Hydra are launched, building on the UN sustainable goal of water sanitization and hygiene.
Dr. Vipin Kumar Aggarwal, principal of Sri Aurobindo college , addressed the gathering and spoke about the inequality existing in the society and how rights can empower women in all spheres of life.
Miss Swati Maliwal ,Chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women and social activist, who was the chief guest at the event, enlightened the audience by sharing her experiences of working with several NGOs and discussed various issues which are faced by women in India and how the Commission works for the betterment of their status . She also mentioned various existing laws that are available to women in the Constitution and how women should be made aware of these legal tools.
3. ON 24th Jan '18, GSF organized a walk to promote girl education & their rights BETI 2.0.
Conducted in collaboration with Rotract Club of Sri Aurobindo College, students of Sri Aurobindo College along with more than 200 students from across the university participated in the walk at North Campus, Delhi University to promote the cause of girl education and their rights. The event was a great success with the presencr of "Mrs. Asha Devi", Nirbhaya's mother.