Gender Resource Centres starts functioning in various districts Updated On 2017-11-22
With the aim of making the society women friendly, Kudumbashree Gender Resource Centres have started functioning in different districts. 99 Resource Centres are functioning across the state. To motivate the skills of women in various sectors and thereby helping them to secure a place of their own in the society, is one of the aims of Gender Resource centres. These centres will give assistance to women and girls who are in distress.
Presently, 29 Gender Resource centres are functioning in Ernakulam district itself. 14 and 7 centres function in Thrissur and Idukki respectively. 6 Gender Resource centres each function in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam Districts. 5 centres each function in Alappuzha, Kannur, Palakkad, Kazargode and Kottayam. 4 centres are functioning in Kozhikode and Pathanamthitta. There are 3 gender Resource Centres in Wayanad and one centre function in Malappuram. Its planned to start Gender Resource Centres throughout the state.
Gender Resource centre also aims to give trainings to induce gender awareness among each and everyone in the society.The activities of Gender Help Desk are also coordinated by Gender Resource Centres in LSGD level. Kudumbashree Community Counsellors at the Gender resource centres will give services like Pre Marital Counselling also.
It also acts as a library that facilitate studies ad researches on various subjects. Internship Facility is also arranged in Gender Resource Centres. It also acts as an information centre that gives information on various programmes of different government departments.