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UNESCO Chairs Renewal

UNESCO Chairs Renewal

September 23, 2022

The Amrita UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment has been renewed for another term (2020-2024). Inspired by our Chancellor Amma, our research, training and educational initiatives focus on. . .

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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Presents at UNESCO World Higher Education Conference

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Presents at UNESCO World Higher Education Conference

September 6, 2022

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was invited to the UNESCO World Higher Education Conference (WHEC), which took place May 18-20 in Barcelona, Spain. UNESCO recognized Amrita as one of five universities of. . .

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Project SANKALP Begins, SHG Women Leaders Trained

Project SANKALP Begins, SHG Women Leaders Trained

May 29, 2022

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India in collaboration with the World Bank has created the “SANKALP” project (Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion). . .

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The Role of Robotics in Achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – The Experts’ Meeting at the 2021 IEEE/ RSJ IROS Workshop

The Role of Robotics in Achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – The Experts’ Meeting at the 2021 IEEE/ RSJ IROS Workshop

October 2, 2021

The development of robotics can have an important role in efforts to achieve the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—with both enabling and inhibiting impacts. During a workshop at. . .

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Innovation Update (2021): AMMACHI Labs

Innovation Update (2021): AMMACHI Labs

August 31, 2021

In this publication, we highlight our latest updates from 2021. AMMACHI Labs and CWEGE have been at the forefront of research and development, partnering with various entities including the Government. . .

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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Hosts Global UNESCO Chairs Summit

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Hosts Global UNESCO Chairs Summit

August 21, 2021

The Global Summit for Gender-Related Chairs and Networks (W36) convened on August 19-20 and brought together UNESCO Chairs from around the world. Hosted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the summit invited. . .

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Ammachi Labs Present UNESCO’s Flagship Report ‘Transforming MEN-talities – Gender Equality & Masculinities in India’

Ammachi Labs Present UNESCO’s Flagship Report ‘Transforming MEN-talities – Gender Equality & Masculinities in India’

June 21, 2021

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham presented UNESCO’s Gender Equality and Women Empowerment flagship report entitled ‘Transforming MEN-talities – Gender Equality & Masculinities in India’ on June 20, 2021, from 4 PM to. . .

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Amrita Professors Attend Third Annual Meeting of UNESCO Chairs in India

Amrita Professors Attend Third Annual Meeting of UNESCO Chairs in India

March 15, 2021

The Third Annual Meeting of UNESCO Chairs in India, conducted by UNESCO New Delhi, was attended by Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh (UNESCO Chair on Experiential Learning for Sustainable Innovation and Development, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham). . .

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The Role of Men in Women’s Empowerment in Rural India

The Role of Men in Women’s Empowerment in Rural India

February 25, 2021

In rural India, men play an especially important and often overlooked role in the process of women’s empowerment—either as supporters or obstacles—an imp­act study from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has found.. . .

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Article on “Contextualizing Women’s Empowerment Frameworks with an Emphasis on Social Support: A Study in Rural, South India”

Article on “Contextualizing Women’s Empowerment Frameworks with an Emphasis on Social Support: A Study in Rural, South India”

February 21, 2021

Amrita Ph. D. students, Christopher Coley and Srividya Seshadri of our Center for Women Empowerment and Gender Equality along with professors, Dr. Sriram Devanathan & Dr. Bhavani Rao have published. . .

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