Gender Studies

Brief Introduction:

Gender Studies Department at FJWU is interdisciplinary in its content and approach. It explores issues across all genders with content pertaining to almost all academic disciplines. The intellectual goal of the department is to develop new approaches of knowledge about gender issues especially focusing on women's roles and accomplishments as well as issues faced by women in the world today with special reference to Pakistan. It also aims to highlight the significance of gender in shaping the experience of individuals as well as communities. The department is committed to a multicultural and interdisciplinary curriculum that sustains and integrates diverse theoretical perspectives. Teaching in Gender Studies emphasizes learner centered participatory approach to education. Core skills encouraged in the teaching learning process include collaboration, critical thinking and developing personal insight. A degree in Gender Studies inculcates the minds of students with the knowledge of gender, challenges due to gender differences and equips them with analytical skills and critical understanding of socio-political issues currently affecting women in today’s diverse and multi-cultural world.

.Vision

To lead towards equitable and inclusive change through interdisciplinary, transformative, and intersectional education and research for women, men, and transgender implying gender and feminist lens.

.Mission/Values:

To aspire for the future of young women sustained by the principles of humanity and respect, democracy and inclusiveness, openness and tolerance, non- stereotypical and non-judgmental behavior, and feminist integrity.

Undergraduate Program

 

Bachelors Program
Award: Bachelors of Gender Studies
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 4 Years

Bachelors Program
Award: BS in Gender and Development Studies
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 4 Years

M.Phil Program

 

M.Phil in Gender Studies
Award: M.Phil in Gender Studies
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 2 Years

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