Department of Human Development and Family Empowerment

Events organized by the Dept. of HDFE for WDC on the eve of International Women's Day

The Department of Human Development and Family Empowerment (HDFE) organized a Two day event - 'School of Life' on 3rd and 4th March 2017, in collaboration with Centre for Advocacy & Research (CFAR) to celebrate International Women's Day.

CFAR is an organization that is committed to working with young people across different spaces. Their School of Life Initiative, a participatory peer learning initiative, endeavors to create a unified response among young people which is rooted in strong learning program. The School of Life Initiative which works to bring together young people from bastis and students' from campus to develop an understanding on various issues such as violence among women, gender equality etc. at a conceptual level though a studied approach. The Department of HDFE organized the following events over two days (3rd & 4th March, 2017) inside the JDMC premises:

1. Public Art Exhibition
2. Street Play by Students
3. Screening of Short Films
4. Two-day Workshop for Students of HDFE



WDC Events Organized by HDFE Dept



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Events and Activities organized by the Department of HDFE/FCW in the year 2016-17

  1. A Survey of educational toys/ learning material available for children in the neighborhood market in the month of July 2016.

  2. A group of 30 students from B.A (Prog.) III Year attended a workshop at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on 6th September, 2016. The workshop was organized by the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics and Institute of Child Health. Following areas were covered in the workshop:
    • Non Communicable Diseases in Adolescent Girls - Dr. Latika Bhalla
    • Importance of personal hygiene - Dr. Reema Kumar
    • Savour the Flavor of Eating right – Mukta Vashishtha
    • Menstrual Issues of Young Girls - Dr. Chandra Mansukhani
    • Yoga

  3. Ms. Khadija Farooqui, Human Rights Activists and lawyer delivered a talk on ‘Empowerment of Women’, on 12th September, 2016.
  4. Ms. Kirti Mittal, Early Childhood Educator, conducted a workshop on developing Art & Craft material for children in a play school. Workshop conducted in two sessions on 21st & 28th September, 2016.
  5. Institutional visits to Bal Bhawan on 28th September, 2016 & Bal Sahyog on 5th October, 2016.
  6. Ms. Bhavna Sharma, freelance puppet expert formerly from CIET, NCERT conducted a workshop on ‘Puppet & Mask making’ and Origami for students of B.A (Prog.) II & III Year on 11th January, 2017.
  7. Collaboration with the NGO’s

    Student participation in NGO Activities:

    • UMEED – Isha Sharma, Student of B.A (Prog.) III Year participated in the literacy activities for children and adults in the Laxmi Nagar Slum.
    • CRY - Sanya Maheshwari was an active participant in the workshops on Sanitation, Garbage Management and Healthy Lifestyle. Also participated in the ‘Teach India’ Programme – a collaboration of Times of India and British Council, New Delhi, imparting education to ITI students of Vivek Vihar for a period of hundred days.
    • SAMVEDNA – Gritika Sehgal and Tanishka Kumar conducted activities with mentally challenged children at Samvedna Institute at Shalimar Bagh in December 2016.
    • ZERSEY – Sejal Jain did a summer internship (July- August) with Zersey for a period of one month. This involved content writing.
    • AMAR JYOTI – Four day workshop working with special children.