Inauguration Ceremony

The Conference was held on 04th – 05th October 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand under the theme “Gender studies in a Global Perspective.” Gender Studies 2018 was chaired by the renowned key person in the field of Gender Studies Prof. Shahana Rasool (D.Phil Social Policy –Oxford) Associate Prof. HEAD of Department of Social Work, University of Johannesburg).

The opening remarks of Gender Studies 2018 were made by Conference Chair Prof. Shahana Rasool (D.Phil Social Policy – Oxford) Associate Prof. HEAD of Department of Social Work, University of Johannesburg) together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

abstract book 2018
abstract book 2018


Gender Studies 2018 provided great platform for researchers, academics, scholars, and scientists from across the globe to share their research findings with one another and to discuss their ideas in relation to the field gender studies. The conference provided a refreshing experience for all, especially for the young researchers who had the opportunity to share their research findings on an international platform.

Chair Workshop

Conference chair workshop was held on the 05th October by Conference Chair Prof. Shahana Rasool (D.Phil Social Policy – Oxford) Associate Prof. HEAD of Department of Social Work, University of Johannesburg) which was very productive to all the participants of the Conference.

Technical Sessions

Gender Studies 2018 comprised of six (06) technical sessions under below themes.

  • Gender Rights in Law And Policy
  • Gender, Power and Rights
  • Gender Theory
  • Gender Violence
  • Religion, Culture and Gender Relations

Keynote Speech by – Sarah Bradshaw


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Conference Chair

Prof. Shahana Rasool

(D.Phil Social Policy –Oxford)
Associate Prof.: HEAD of Department of Social Work
University of Johannesburg
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Keynote Speaker

Prof. Sarah Bradshaw

Middlesex University London
United Kingdom

Evaluation Panel Members

  • Shahana Rasool (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Sarah Bradshaw (Middlesex University London, United Kingdom)

Scientific Committee

  • Tania Haque,University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Nur Syakiran Akmal bt. Ismail,University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Syed Md. Saikh Imtiaz,University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Ishrat Khan,University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Abhishek Mishra,Institute of Management Studies, India
  • Divya Saksena,GLA University, India
  • Ruth Nsibirano,Makerere University, Uganda
  • Shahana Rasool,University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Bishnu Raj Upreti,Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research, Nepal
  • Shewli Kumar,Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
  • Melissa Tombro,SUNY, The Fashion Institute of Technology, United States
  • Sumi Daa-dhora,Assam University Diphu Campus, India
  • Sudeshan Ghosh,Scottish Church College, India
  • P.Pretheeba,Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • Manisha Mondal,University of Burdwan, India
  • Omnia Amin,Zayed University, UAE
  • Tanu Shukla,Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India
  • Dr Meenakshi Kaushik,New Delhi Institute of Management, India
  • Syazliana Astrah,Ministry Of Women, Family and Society Development, Malaysia


Gender StudiesAll accepted abstracts for the International Conference on Gender Studies 2018 will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN 978-955-3605-11-5. All full papers sent for conference proceedings will be reviewed through a double blind peer reviewing process and published electronically with an ISSN 2602-8611 in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

Gender Issues – Special Issue

Online ISSN: ISSN 1936-4717
Editor in Chiefs: J.M. Simons-Rudolph, A.P. Simons-Rudolph
Publisher: Springer
Indexed in SCOPUS, PsycINFO, Google Scholar and many more

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International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship – Special Issue

ISSN : 1756-6266
Editor in Chief : Professor Colette Henry
Publisher : Emerald Publishing
Indexed in : Scopus

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University of Johannesburg,South Africa

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Academic Partner

Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research

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University of Peshawar,

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