MYTRI GENDER FORUM
MYTRI stands for Mannaniya Youth Transcending (and Transforming) Redefining (and Reconstructing) Identity. MYTRI was founded in the academic year 2018-19.
MYTRI, the gender forum tries to question, challenge identities and tries to go beyond or transcend the inter-sectional gender norms and the categorization by compartmentalizing gender identities. It attempts to interrogate and challenge structures of inequality, social constructs of gender relations and systemic oppression based on social inequalities. Major objectives of MYTRI:
- Alter the gender norms
- Break gender barriers
- Resolve the power imbalance
MHRD visualizes and endorses gender equity with its numerous programmes and initiatives such as Gender champs
The forum, MYTRI with the motto “Together we can”and with the mission of ‘attaining gender equity and equality for all’ irrespective of gender and works with the solid vision of creating a barrier free world where solidarity prevails without any gender discrimination. MYTRI is envisaged as a gender equity club or platform for the student community to promote, discuss and achieve equality of gender. It aims to break all barriers so as to create an environment of amity by means of gender main streaming initiatives so as to ensure gender justice and aims to institutionalize gender equality through community outreach programmes as well as social networking facilitated by the students. Garnering support from the society by raising awareness about the importance of gender equity in the society for all genders is the thrust focus of this platform.
Dr Jaseedha K
Associate Professor of English