Centre for Women Studies (CWS), Bodoland University, was established in 2013. It supports the all-round development of women especially control over recourses. The main concern of CWS, BU is to build a centre of information and knowledge of women of Bodoland Territorial Area Development Council (BTAD), Assam, and North Eastern Region. Evolving a Gender Perspective in developing and regularly revising the Curriculum material, Research Studies, Field action, Documentation and Extension Activities, The CWS, BU seeks to address discrimination against women, interrogate existing discipline-wise concepts, tools and techniques that justify the denial of equity for women and work towards the upliftment of women from the straitjackets of Stereotyped categorization, marginalization and discrimination.
At present, the Centre operates with a director and a coordinator. It has an Advisory Board, Standing Committee, and a Statutory Committee comprising members from different fields and academic disciplines.
Director: Dr. Mridula Devi, Ph.D. (Economics).
Coordinator: Dr. Zothanchhingi Khiangte, Ph.D. (English).