The Gender Park proposes a biennial series of International Conferences on Gender Equality 2015 (ICGE 2015), with an aim to bring together a global membership of scholars, practitioners, policy makers and professionals from around the world on a common platform to explore obstacles to gender-just development from the initial planning to effective and sustainable implementation in various domains, deepen the global dialogue for learning and action on the different dimensions and dynamics of gender inequality and to present and share knowledge on good practices and innovative interventions.
The first International Conference on ‘Gender, Governance and Inclusion’ in association with UN Women is one of the key global events planned by the Gender Park for November 12- 14 this year, to accelerate progress towards its vision of a gender just society. The focus of the first conference will be on gender inequalities and the need to find different ways of strengthening inclusion of women in the development process.
The Gender Park, Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala is a platform where State, Non-Government Organisations (NGO), academia and civil society unite for learning and research on gender equality, as well as one where innovative and new interventions, in partnership with various stakeholders, can directly support the empowerment of women and gender equality. Gender Park provides a space for all gender identities to overcome the socio-economic and political boundaries imposed on them by society and contribute to the economic, cultural, and social aspects of the state and the country.Read More
“One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.”
“Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.”
“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
“When we say gender is performed, we usually mean that we've taken on a role or we're acting in some way and that our acting or our role playing is crucial to the gender that we are and the gender that we present to the world.”
“Between the dreams of night and day there is not so great a difference.”