The women development department is committed to the promotion and facilitation of educational opportunities and capacity building of women in various fields.
Supporting Educational Institutes
The department supports the following institutions in the educational endeavors for women:
1. Centre Of Excellence For Women’s Studies University Of Karachi
The Centre of Excellence for Women's Studies at the University of Karachi, was set up in 1989 by the Ministry of Women Development, Government of Pakistan. The purpose of this academic discipline is to ensure the integration of women into the mainstream of development. This objective would be achieved through Women's Studies multidisciplinary programmes.
Aims & Objectives
Focus of Women's Studies
Creating an awareness and generating a debate on women's issues with a view to influencing policy-planners, the educated public and women's pressure groups.
Formulating curricula at University, College and high school level with a view of incorporating knowledge on women's issues, gender gaps in urban and rural development.
Documenting women's contributions in various fields of learning and activity.
Master in Women's Studies
In order to introduce the discipline of Women studies in Pakistan, the Centre conducted two certificate courses in 1992 and 1994 The courses were attended by both females and males from government organizations, NGO's, media and medical profession. Both the courses proved to be a success and created an awareness for integrating women into the mainstream of national development. After several meetings with the University of Karachi and University Grant Commission permission for the two years M.A. Course in Women's Studies has been granted by the University of Karachi and in 1996 the first batch of students took admission. In 2002 Center has launched M.Phil and Ph.D program .From 2004 it has introduced the discipline of Women's Studies as as subsidiary course at First Year (hons) level.
2. Institute Of Women Development Studies University Of Sindh Jamshoro
3. Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur Women Chair
Shah Abdul latif Bhitai University, Khairpur
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