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Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab
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Department of Gender Studies

The increasing global concern about the equal rights of sexes, their obligations and opportunities in all fields and at all levels of development warrant first the understanding of the present state of women with reference to the inequalities in various spheres of life starting from basic human rights of food, health, clothing and education to women access and participation in economic and political activities, decision making and other matters. This department was established in 2001 as the pioneer in the subject in Pakistan. It aims at preparing a catalyst mass of properly educated professionals who can devise and actively engage in sustainable gender development activities with strong commitment for human rights, faith in the potential of women, complementarity of gender roles, and mutual gender respect.

 

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