DCAC has an active Womens cell that works for the welfare of the women students, facilitates redressal of their grievances and organizes regular talks on women related issues. Dr. Deepti Taneja is the convenor of the cell and this cell usually undertakes its activities in collaboration with the Girls Common Room as well as the Internal Complaints Committee of the college. Under the aegis of this cell, a Sanitary Napkins vending machine has also been installed in the college in the girls common room. Besides this, these napkins are also available with the medical room nurse to safeguard against any mechanical fault that may occur in the vending machine.
The Womens Cell in collaboration with the Girls Common Room and the Internal Complaints Committee organizes various activities from time to time. Some of the prominent areas where the cell has been active are organizing film screenings, talks and interactive sessions on issues like domestic violence and sexual harassment at the work place, statutory provisions related to sexual harassment and their prevention in the college, gender sensitization and need for attitudinal change, female foeticide and the like. Self-defence workshop as organised by Delhi Police Crime Cell are also being organised in the college.
|Dr. Bijaya Thakur