St. Xavier’s College has a Collegiate Women’s Development Cell (CWDC). CWDC’s aims are to conduct multilateral research in the area of women studies to promote exchange of information in various branches of knowledge, to open up new fields in the area of women’s studies, and raise community consciousness on the importance of gender issues. The CWDC also organises periodic programmes, counselling, research, seminars, workshops, film shows, exhibitions in the College to address gender issues etc.