The 6th International Conference on

Gender & Sexuality 2023

Welcome to Gender and Sexuality 2023

Welcome to the 6th International Conference on Gender and Sexuality 2023, which will be held on the 19th and 20th of October 2023. The International Conference on Gender and Sexuality provides participants with an enriching opportunity to deepen knowledge of the field as well as its theoretical, policy, and personal dimensions globally, engaging with intersecting fields and the many disciplines that comprise Gender and Sexuality-all towards building collaborative partnerships, providing publishing opportunities, and enacting visions of a more equitable world. We hope that Gender Studies 2023 will bring together diverse research and case studies from around the world in parallel sessions, while also providing numerous networking and publishing opportunities.

Theme: “Gender and Sexuality in the 21st Century: Why does it Matter”

Purpose of Gender and Sexuality 2023

The Gender Studies 2023 aims to foster a diverse and inclusive setting where individuals can learn from one another, as well as to provide an excellent opportunity for attendees to engage with cutting-edge research and ideas in the field of gender and sexuality, as well as to contribute their unique perspectives and knowledge to the ongoing dialogue surrounding the critical issues in the field.

Conference Tracks

  • Gender/Sexuality in Social work
  • Feminist studies on Gender and/or sexuality
  • Gender/Sexuality and rights
  • Gender/Sexuality, Power and Development
  • Civil Society and Gender/Sexuality rights
  • Gender Relations
  • Persecution and exclusion of non-conforming people
  • Gender/Sexuality and Ageing
  • Gender/Sexuality Education
  • Male Body Image
  • Gender/Sexuality Discrimination
  • Gender based violence
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender/Sexuality and Political participation
  • Sociology of Gender/Sexuality
  • Gender, Sexuality and Society
  • Gender/Sexuality and Health

Final Abstract Submission Deadline

19th September 2023
Limited Slot Available

Final Payment Deadline

21st September 2023
Limited slots Available

Why Join Gender and Sexuality 2023

Meet Significant and Inspiring Field Experts and Speakers

International Networking Opportunities and Excellent Workshops

Possibility to Participate both In Person and Virtually

Free Publication Opportunities with Preliminary Review Support for Full Papers

Resource Persons


Department of Social Work and Community Development,
University of Johannesburg,
South Africa.

Dr. Halimah DeShong

Dr. Halimah DeShong

Head of Institute for Gender & Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit
The University of the West Indies

Dr. Nedine Moonsamy

Dr. Nedine Moonsamy

Faculty of Humanities University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Bhoomi Harendran

Bhoomi Harendran

Leading Advocate and Activist of Gender and Human Rights
Sri Lanka

Prof. Anne Cronin

Prof. Anne Cronin

Centre for Gender Studies Lancaster University
United Kingdom

Date: 21 July, 2023 | Time: 8.30 AM – 9.30 AM (IST)

Pre-conference Publication Workshop

Title: "Mastering Manuscript Submission: Avoiding Common Scholarly Mistakes and Achieving Publication Success"

Prof. Eli Coleman

Prof. Eli Coleman
Professor Emeritus and former director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Health

Specials Events

Publication Workshop on "Crafting Your Path to Academic Recognition: Mastering the Art of Writing for Academic Publication"


Department of Social Work and Community Development,
University of Johannesburg,
South Africa.

The Publication Workshop on “Crafting Your Path to Academic Recognition: Mastering the Art of Writing for Academic Publication” is a comprehensive program designed to help researchers and academics enhance their academic writing skills. The workshop covers key topics such as selecting appropriate journals, structuring a manuscript, responding to reviewer feedback, and understanding the publication process. Participants will gain a better understanding of how to communicate their research effectively and efficiently, and how to increase their visibility and recognition within their field. By the end of the workshop, attendees will be equipped with the tools necessary to navigate the complex world of academic publishing.

Workshop on Sexuality Part III

Prof. Anthony Brown

Prof. Anthony Brown

Departmental Chair
Stellenbosch University
South Africa

The Workshop on Sexuality Part III is a session that aims to provide a safe and inclusive space for individuals to explore and understand various aspects of human sexuality. This workshop covers a range of important topics and participants will engage in interactive activities and discussions to enhance their knowledge and understanding of these topics. By the end of the program, participants will have a better understanding of their own sexuality and many other significant aspects.

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Gender Studies Conference Publication Opportunities

We believe your paper deserves to meet its ultimate research destination!

Abstract Book

  • ISBN: 978-624-5746-47-7
  • COPE Standard
  • Double-blind peer-reviewing from World-class Scientific Committee Available Online
  • Available Online
  • Papers from
    • 70+ authors*
    • 20+ countries*

    *According to the past history

Conference Proceedings

  • ISSN 2782-700X
  • High quality double-blind peer-reviewing
  • Open Access via Online Journal System
  • Google Scholar
  • Crossref Coverage
  • PlumX Metrics
  • Maintaining the high quality standards
  • Submission to major indexing


“A Breakthrough Free TIIKM Project To Make Your Research Publication Possible”

  • This is a free project which is designed to help you to develop your full papers up to the standard.
  • We provide preliminary reviews for your full paper with the world-class publication “steering committee” prior to the conference.
  • Reviewed and revised paper with constructive inputs will make your paper more likely to be accepted by high standard journals.

Need support to publish your paper???

Gender Studies Conference 2023 has amplified its Publication Opportunities partnering with TIIKM Publications to locate your research to the right destination.

Peer-reviewed Journals

Conference participants have the option to submit their full papers in peer-reviewed journals which are internationally accredited from renowned publishers.
Each journal will conduct quality checks on the accepted papers and only papers that pass these checks will be published.

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

Conference Venue

Taj Samudra

5 Star Hotel in Sri Lanka

Listen to What Our Community Have to Say

We pride ourselves on building positive relationships with our researchers and hearing their testimonials about our Conference. Read below to see what they have to say about Gender Studies!

Our Official Partners

Hosting Partner

The Asian-African Association for Women, Gender, and Sexuality (AAAWGS)

University of Johannesburg

Co-Hosting Partner

University of Johannesburg,
South Africa

Academic Partner

Izmir Democracy University,

Academic Partner

University of South Africa

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Academic Partner

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman,

Academic Partner

LCWU Lahore,

Academic Partner

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal,
South Africa

Academic Partner

 University of Ibadan

Davao Oriental State University, Philippines

Academic Partner

Davao Oriental State University,

Banaras Hindu University, India

Academic Partner

Banaras Hindu University,

Academic Partner

Vasanta College for Women,

University of the Free State, South Africa

Academic Partner

University of the Free State,
South Africa

University of Venda, South Africa

Academic Partner

University of Venda,
South Africa

Academic Partner

Association of Schools of Social Work in Africa (ASSWA)

Academic Partner

Department of Humanities and Management,
Dr B R Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar, India


Creative Partner

Sri Lanka Handicrafts Board (Laksala)

Organized By

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)

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