Institute of Gender Studies



The Institute of Gender Studies was established in 2013 with the vision of becoming world class institute in the field of gender and promoting the subject as a learning discipline in the remote area of upper Sindh. The main objectives of the institute are to train the students and workers of this region in Gender Studies, to promote co-operation in inter-disciplinary relationship with others teaching/research departments and NGO establishment, and to arrange seminars and workshops in order to raise the awareness about gender and its implications.The institute offers multidisciplinary courses that explore the making and meaning of gender - femininity and masculinity across cultures and social formations.


Gender influences human options, conditions, and experiences. The legal, political, economic, and cultural systems are all profoundly gendered. Gender awareness benefits individuals, communities, and organizations. Therefore, research and academic activities at the institute aim to:

-          Enhance understanding of gender and how it is socially constructed.

-          Create an awareness about gender in the context of South Asia in general and in Pakistan in particular.

-          Critically analyse the status of women in Pakistani society.

-          Evaluate development approaches worldwide and their effects on women.

-          Explore political and theoretical dimensions of feminist pedagogy.



1.         M.A  Gender Studies (Two-year)

2.         Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Skills (One-year) 

Faculty Members

  Dr. Aga Nadia
Phd (UK)
Work: +92 243 928 00 98


  Mr. Shafquat Hussain Wassan
Teaching Assistant
MSc in Gender Studies(Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad)
M.Phill (Gender Studies) in process form University of Sindh Jamshoro
Work: +92 243 928 00 98


  Mr. Muhammad Ali Memon
MSc in Gender Studies(Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad)
Work: +92 243 928 00 98


  Mr. Zuhaib Ali Lashari
Tutor (Department of Sociology)
MSc in sociology(Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad)
Work: +92 243 928 00 98


  Mr. Nadeem Ahmed Diou
Teaching Assistant (Department of Media Studies)
M.A (Media Studies) from Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
Work: +92 243 928 00 98




Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur 
Mailing address:
Old National Highway,
Khairpur Mir's, 66020 Sindh, Pakistan


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