Gender Studies is yet to make its mark among university students in Pakistan

'Findings from a study on perceptions and attitudes towards gender studies among students in Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan'

In this post, Rabbia Aslam investigates the perceptions and attitudes towards gender studies amongst students in a university in Pakistan.

She argues that the low interest in the subject among students is a reflection of the low level of awareness and commitment in Pakistan toward gender justice. It also illuminate how factors such as merit, affirmative action, and broader socio-cultural dynamic in Pakistan contributes towards certain academic disciplines being perceived as less important or prestigious than others.

Read the full blog post: 'Gender Studies is yet to make its mark among university students in Pakistan: Findings from a study on perceptions and attitudes towards gender studies among students in Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan.' 

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Rabbia Aslam

Lecturer at the Centre of Excellence in Gender Studies at the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan where she is currently also completing her PhD

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