Prof. Shahana Rasool

(D.Phil Social Policy –Oxford)
Associate Prof.: HEAD of Department of Social Work
University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Shahana Rasool is a Rhodes Scholar who obtained a Masters and Doctorate from the University of Oxford (UK), Department of Social Policy. She is currently Associate Professor and Head of the Social work department at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), lecturing in research, social issues and community development. Prior to coming to UJ, she lectured at the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS).

Shahana has been an activist, researcher, trainer and academic in the field of gender for many years, with a particular focus on gender-based violence. She Shahana has a keen interest in social transformation, which began as an anti-Apartheid activist in South Africa and continued through her work in the NGO sectors, both in South Africa and Australia. In South Africa she has worked in the field of gender based violence as a social worker, trainer, and researcher. Whilst in Australia she worked in the HIV and AIDS sector, with women experiencing post-natal depression and with immigrant women on domestic violence policies. Her research has looked at the socio-cultural influences of help-seeking as well as responses from formal and informal resources to abused women. Her current research is focussed on the relationship between adolescent gender attitudes and exposure to gender based violence. She has international partnerships in the Caribbean, Egypt, Germany, USA and UK. Shahana is also chair of the Southern African Journal for Social Work and Social Development. She also does consulting in the areas of gender, leadership and transformation.

 

[Contact: shahanar@uj.ac.za]

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE


 

Dr. Ishrat Khan, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dr. P.Pretheeba, Eastern University, Sri Lanka

Dr. Lida Kavousi, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran

Dr. Geeta Patel, University of Virginiya, USA

Dr. Hamideh Addelyan Rasi, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran

Dr. Melissa Tombro, Fashion Institute of Technology, USA

Dr. Abhishek Mishra, The University of Burdwan, India

Prof. Dr. Mansee Bal Bhargava, Environmental Design Consultants, India

Dr. Rubeena Batool, University of Balochistan, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Saeeda Mengal, University of Balochistan, Pakistan

Dr. Nur Syakiran Akmal, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr. Sudeshan Ghosh, Scottish Church College, India

Dr. Naorem Arunibala Devi,India

Prof. Pushpesh Kumar, University of Hyderabad Hyderabad, India

Prof. Omnia Amin, Zayed University, UAE

Dr. Hussan Ara Magssi, University of Balochistan, Pakistan

Prof. Divya Saksena, IMS Unison University, India

Asist. Prof. Nasreen Samar, University of Balochistan, Pakistan

Dr. Shah Khalid, University of Balochistan, Pakistan

Dr. Innocent Mwatsiya, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof. Pragna Rugunanan, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr. Anthony Brown, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr Nqobile Zulu, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

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