Gender Studies 2020

THE SUCCESS STORY OF GENDER AND SEXUALITY CONFERENCE 2019

The 2nd International Conference on Gender and Sexuality 2020, was held on 03-04 in Bangkok, Thailand under the theme “Re-thinking Gender and Sexuality: What do we know? What have we learnt? What’s next?”. The conference was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg, South Africa as the Co-hosting partner `while University of Genova, Italy, and University of Balochistan, Pakistan as the academic partners for this year’s conference.

The conference provided an opportunity for delegates to share their valuable knowledge and experience of gender studies from various perspectives.  Moreover, the conference welcomed 50+ participants from 18 countries around the world.

INAUGURATION CEREMONY

The opening remarks of Gender and Sexuality 2020 were made by the Conference Chair Prof. Shahana Rasool (D. Phil Social Policy –Oxford, Associate Prof.: HEAD of Department of Social Work, University of Johannesburg, South Africa together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

KEYNOTE FORUM & PLENARY SESSION

The Keynote forum was represented by Jessica Lynn, world-renowned transgender advocate and activist under the title “Jessica Lynn’s Transgender Journey, Who Writes the Rules? ”.

Jessica LynnJessica Lynn
Transgender advocate and activist
USA
Speech Title: “Jessica Lynn’s Transgender Journey, Who Writes the Rules? “

 

 

Plenary speeches were delivered by the following resource persons:

Jennie A. WilliamsJennie A. Williams
Independent Consultant:
Trafficking and Gender Specialist
Ph.D. Candidate at Mahidol University
Thailand
Speech Title – “Empowering the Genders: understanding harmful masculinities and consent”

 

Dr. Rita BencivengaDr. Rita Bencivenga
TCGEL – Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership
Trinity College
Ireland
Speech Title- “Gender/Sexuality in the workplace: IT companies and Higher Education Departments”?

Book of Abstract

Gender Studies 2019 - Book of Abstracts - Final

SPECIAL FEATURES OF GENDER AND SEXUALITY ‘19

Panel Discussion on “Power to Decide: Women, Decision-Making and Gender Equality”

In understanding the importance of Gender Equality a panel discussion was arranged at the Gender and Sexuality 2019 Conference. The panel discussion was moderated by the Conference Chair Prof. Shahana Rasool, (D.Phil Social Policy –Oxford), Associate Prof.: Head of Department of Social Work, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. The panelists include Dr. Shirin Abbas, Associate Professor, Symbiosis International (Deemed) University, India and Dr. Rita Bencivenga, TCGEL – Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership, Trinity College, Ireland. This discussion looked back at big victories in gender equality. The panelists opened up about their biggest struggles against discrimination and how they overcame them through the decision – making. They also discussed the current challenges and how progress can be made.

 

Panel Discussion

Workshop on Scholarly Publications

Through the publication workshop, it was intended to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications to assist future researchers. The workshop was moderated by the Conference Chair Prof. Shahana Rasool, (D.Phil Social Policy –Oxford), Associate Prof.: Head of Department of Social Work, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. The Perspective of the publication workshop was to assist researchers who write full papers with the aim of publishing in a reputable journal or in a reputable proceeding. Through this publication workshop, the facilitator was able to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications for future researchers. All conference participants were delighted and graced by this opportunity.

 

Workshop on Scholarly Publications

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES


 

All accepted abstracts for the 2nd International Conference on Gender and Sexuality 2019  will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN 978-955-3605-38-2.

All full papers sent for conference proceedings will be subjected to double blind reviewing process and will be published electronically with an ISSN 2782-700x in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

Publication
The International Institute of Knowledge Management is a member of Crossref

International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship


The coverage of the journal includes; Entrepreneurship, Female/Women’s entrepreneurship, Business, Management, Strategy, Gender, Economics, Internationalization and Marketing.

International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship

Online ISSN 1756-6266
Editor in Chief Prof. Colette Henry
Publisher Emerald Publishing
Journal Link http://vc.bridgew.edu/jiws/

Indexed in Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index, ReadCube Discover and many more.

 

 



Gender Issues

Gender Issues Gender Sexuality ConferenceOnline ISSN 1936-4717
Editor in Chiefs J.M. Simons-Rudolph
A.P. Simons-Rudolph
Publisher Springer
Journal Link https://www.springer.com/social+sciences/sociology/journal/12147
Indexed in SCOPUS, PsycINFO, Google Scholar and many more

 

 



Journal of International Women’s Studies


 

ISSN 1539-8706
Editor in Chief Prof. Diana Fox & Prof. Cami Sanderson

Publisher Carley Taylor, Bridgewater State University, USA

Journal Link http://vc.bridgew.edu/jiws/
Indexed in Scopus, EBSCO, Elsevier Bibliographic Databases,  ProQuest,  DOAJ and many more.

ORGANIZERS & PARTNERS

Hosting Partner

 

University of Johannesburg,
South Africa

Academic Partner

 

University of Genova, Italy, Gender and Sexuality 2019

University of Genova,
Italy

Academic Partner

 

University of Balochistan,
Pakistan

Organized By

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The International Institute of
Knowledge Management, Sri Lanka

Tour & Accommodation Partner

Globeenjoy

 

 Globeenjoy

Event Partner

 

Blue Arc

SOCIAL MEDIA

Gender Studies - 2019 - Inauguration Ceremony

Gender Studies - 2019 (Day 01)

Gender Studies - 2019 - Award Ceremony

Gender Studies 2019 Special Album

HEAR IT FROM OUR PARTICIPANTS

“Gender studies in a Global Perspective.” Justin Francis, West Visayas State University Iloilo City, Philippines shared about Ambedkar University, India They talking about the International Conference on Gender Studies (Gender Studies ‘18) which was scheduled to be held from 04th to 05th October 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

“Gender studies in a Global Perspective.” Chitra Anand, Kritika Chopra shared about Ambedkar University, India They talking about the International Conference on Gender Studies (Gender Studies ‘18) which was scheduled to be held from 04th to 05th October 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Priyam Sinha, Centre For The Study of Developing Societies, India, She shared about Ambedkar University, India They talking about the International Conference on Gender Studies (Gender Studies ‘18) which was scheduled to be held from 04th to 05th October 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.