WSDC, ARC Building, Opp. S.G.T.B. Khalsa College


Director Message

'Empowering Voices, Inspiring Change
Fostering Equality, Nurturing Potential'

Dear esteemed faculty, staff, students, and guests, As the Director of the Women Studies and Development Centre (WSDC) at the University of Delhi, it is with immense pride and gratitude that I welcome you to our vibrant community of scholars, activists, and learners. WSDC is dedicated to fostering gender equality, social justice, and empowerment through interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach. We are united by our commitment to promote gender equality and social justice through research, education, and community engagement. Since its inception, the WSDC has been at the forefront of interdisciplinary scholarship, illuminating the diverse experiences and contributions of women throughout history and across the globe. Our mission is to foster critical thinking and informed action, empowering individuals to challenge patriarchal norms, disrupt systemic inequalities, and create a more just and equitable society for all. We look forward to create an inclusive space where diverse voices can come together to challenge oppressive norms and dismantle systemic barriers, enabling all individuals to thrive irrespective of their gender, race, or background. For decades, the WSDC has championed the cause of gender equity and social change, contributing to the rich tapestry of knowledge and perspectives in the field of women's studies Our dedicated team of researchers, educators, and community partners works tirelessly to offer a wide range of academic programs, seminars, workshops, and outreach initiatives. These opportunities not only expand knowledge but also inspire transformative conversations, empowering our students to become agents of change both within and beyond the university. As we embark on another exciting year, the WSDC remains deeply committed to providing a safe and inclusive space where everyone, regardless of gender, race, or background, can engage in meaningful dialogue, exchange ideas, and forge lasting connections. We believe that it is only through the power of our collective voices and actions that we can hope to achieve a world free from the oppressive chains of genderbased discrimination. We invite you to explore our website, attend our events, and join our dynamic community. Whether you are a student pursuing a degree in Women's Studies, a faculty member eager to collaborate on research projects, or a community member looking to support our work, your participation is integral to our shared vision of a more equitable future. Together, let us continue to empower voices, inspire change, and work towards a world where every individual can realize their full potential, free from the constraints of gender inequality.

With warmest regards,
Professor (Dr) Payal Mago Director,
Women Studies and Development Centre, University of Delhi