Department of Gender Studies
Prof. Dr. Azra Asghar Ali
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Department of Gender Studies (DGS) attempts at developing an understanding of women's diverse contribution to the world, largely undermined and ignored in patriarchal societies. Gender Studies programmes are committed to appreciate and simulate the equity of women, men, and eunuchs in all areas of life so that each and every gender can have sense of freedom. Increasingly, specialists in gender studies are being employed as consultants in industry, higher education, insurance companies and private firms. Also the federal government agencies require people who have understanding of gender dynamics. There is a need to re-examine the role of gender in various bodies of knowledge constructed so far. A lot of examples from our societies can be quoted where women have moved ahead of the traditional boundaries in the pursuit of personal, regional, and national development. There is an urging need to clarify the misconception that disintegration of the traditional institution of family is in direct relationship with the emancipating roles picked up by the courageous women. Gender studies exposes you to a variety of disciplines in liberal arts so that you are able to think critically about the role of gender that shapes our personal, social, political, religious, domestic, regional, local, and global worlds.
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Message from Chairperson
By the grace of almighty ALLAH, Gender Studies Department of Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan has become a renowned academic department and we have successfully achieved our objectives. We are highly indebts to Vice Chancellor of Bahauddin Zakariya university Multan for their unconditional trust in us that helped us in making Department of Gender Studies as role model for others to follow.
Department of Gender studies have become an inspirational department by our sheer planning and hard work from looking after to managing each and every thing. Our contribution and service are greatest responsibility , thats why we have managed discipline and regularity from lower staff to senior faculty members and courteous behavior of our administration with the everyone has made them feel like home and as result my whole staff is working with full devotion and this is the success of the Department of Gender studies, Bahauddin Zakariya university Multan.
I am highly thankful to all of you for your support and to my faculty member of the Department of Department of Gender studies, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan who transformed my planning into reality. Alhamdulillah we are successfully forward to achieve our objective that is Excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities. We are putting out best efforts to produce marvelous result through our well organized system.
Gender Studies provides critical thinking skills and an understanding of women’s diverse contributions to society, which are valuable for a wide variety of careers. Gender Studies Programs are committed to realizing the equality of women and men in all areas of life so that our relationships, both personal and social, are characterized by the freedom and mutuality which can only occur among equals. Increasingly, specialists in Gender Studies are being used as consultants in industry, higher education, insurance companies and personnel firms – even state and federal government agencies require people who have special training in understanding gender relations. There is a need to study different fields of knowledge in context of gender and highlight role of women in various fields of human activity. Number of examples of women taking active and essential part in developing and advancing human life even in non-traditional roles may be cited from our own tradition. These need to be highlighted and it needs to be underscored that the society can be constructed so as to ensure enhanced participation of women in life without disintegrating the institution of family. Gender Studies affords you the broad education of a liberal arts major with the acuity of a technical degree. Students acquire essential critical thinking skills and the ability to think more globally than many other job applicants, making them valuable and desirable employees. These skills are vital to the workplace and excellent preparation for graduate school.
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