Women & Child Development

The Women & Child Development Department, Kerala functions for ensuring the holistic, physical, psychological, cognitive and emotional developments of women and children and a gender sensitive family, community, programme and policy for the development and protection of women and children.

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Services and Schemes

The department is taking various initiatives and programmes for Child Development (ICDS), Child Protection(ICPS), Women Protection and Women Empowerment . Some of the flagshp programmes are highlighted

Welfare Institutions

Various institutions under the department administration

Childrens Home

It is a child correctional institution that aims at the ultimate welfare of children who are in need of care and protection under the Juvenile Justice Act.

Mahila Mandiram

Widows, Divorced, Deserted and Destitute Women above 18 yrs who have nobody to look after are admitted in mahila mandiram.

Anganwadi

there are a total of 33115 Anganwadis across the state

Ente Koodu

An overnight shelter(6.30pm to 7.30am) for destitute women and children, free of charge, is being implemented in Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram districts in the state.


One Day Home

Objective of providing safe accommodation for women coming from different districts for urgent needs in the capital city at nominal charge of INR 150/- per day

Initiatives

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SMART ANGANWADIS

To the nurture the Physical and mental abilities of children. Department is set to construct smart Anganwadi Centres across the State. The Smart Anganwadiwill have the infrastructure required and will focus on the over all development of children. In the pilot stage there are 210 Anganwadies will be constructed on 10Cents, 7 Cents, 5Cents 3 Cents and< 3 cents

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SAMPUSHTA KERALAM

To the nurture the Physical and mental abilities of children. Department is set to construct smart Anganwadi Centres across the State. The Smart Anganwadiwill have the infrastructure required and will focus on the over all development of children. In the pilot stage there are 210 Anganwadies will be constructed on 10Cents, 7 Cents, 5Cents 3 Cents and< 3 cents

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Kerala Women Portal

A digital platform for discussions, communication, and policy-making on the development of women. The portal will serve as a platform to discuss various aspects of Kerala women's life and discuss 'Kerala Woman, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow'. Its primary purpose is to become a complete information tool for people of all walks of life to get to know the Malayalee woman. It also aims to explore women's movements, gender equality issues, struggles and social conditions.

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Other Initiatives

Associate Organizations

Organizations joining hands with Department for Women & Children in Kerala