The proposed ‘Thantedam- The Gender Park’ is an autonomous institution promoted by Social Justice Department with a view to resolving gender inequity in development. It would act as a centre of convergence of women studies, research institutions, organizations, individuals, policies and programmes which help tackle the problems and issues of women at the conceptual level and would also ensure better social security within the totality of their well-being. It will facilitate the convergence or various activities of women to a common platform. Irrespective of any of the social, political or economic divisions women shall find space for their creative as well as intellectual activities inThantedam – The Gender Park. Women shall take leadership role from the design to the implementation of the project thereby creating an easily accessible space to ensure success of women in various sectors of development.
The major objective of “Thantedam- The Gender Park” is to formulate, strengthen and advocate policies, strategies and interventions with a view to mainstreaming gender perspective in the development process and effectively and positively addressing strategic issues and problems facing women.