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Call for articles: Intellectual Women “This special issue of GENDER takes up the discourse on intellectuality and gender. It will focus on questions concerning the starting points (times, places, orientation to the history of ideas, intellectual contexts) of intellectual women’s thinking.” GENDER. Journal for Gender, Culture and Society

Deadline: Please submit your one-to two-page abstract by 05 October 2014. Non-German speakers are welcome to submit their abstracts and articles in English. The Editorial Department works with the online editing system OJS. Register as an author of the journal GENDER at http://www.budrich-journals.de/index.php/gender and submit and upload your abstract there. Guidelines for using the OJS are available at: http://www.gender-zeitschrift.de/index.php?id=manuskripte.


gender forum is an online, peer reviewed academic journal dedicated to the discussion of gender issues. As an electronic journal, gender forum offers a free-of-charge platform for the discussion of gender-related topics in the fields of literary and cultural production, media and the arts as well as politics, the natural sciences, medicine, the law, religion and philosophy. They always welcome submission of articles and reviews.

Annual World Conference on Women’s Studies WCWS 2015

Event: 03/24/2015 – 03/25/2015 Deadline for Abstract: 12/30/2014

Gender equality is essential for the achievement of human rights for all. But Women are often discriminated against many form of social and economic factors. Women form the majority of the world’s poorest people and the number of women living in rural poverty has increased by 50% since 1975. Women work two-thirds of the world’s working hours and produce half of the world’s food, yet they earn only 10% of the world’s income and own less than 1% of the world’s property. Violence against women throughout the world and in all cultures prevails on an unimaginable scale, and women’s access to justice is often paired with discriminatory obstacles in law as well as in practice. In some countries women, unlike men, cannot dress as they like, drive, work at night, inherit property or give evidence in Court. The vast majority of expressly discriminatory laws in force relate to family life, including limiting a woman’s right to marry (or the right not to marry in cases of early forced marriages), divorce and remarry, thus allowing for sex discriminatory marital practices such as wife obedience and polygamy. Laws explicitly mandating “wife obedience” still govern marital relations in many States.
TIIKM’s 1st annual world conference on women studies attempts to form a discussion to address these discriminations against women. Hence we selected “Elimination of Discrimination Based on Gender” as conference theme for 2015.

The conference will bring together educators, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Both ground-breaking research papers and evidence-based case studies are sought. Topics of interest for submission include the following 8 themes, but are not limited to:
1. Gender Discrimination in the workplace
3. Religious discrimination and women
5. Human rights, women rights
7. Sexual oppression and women
2. Cultural and Social oppression of women
4. Philosophy, Theology and Gender
6. Indigenous communities and women
8. Women, Art, and Education

Broad Topics: Women in the Media; Women and Culture; Women and politics; Women in leadership; Women and gender discrimination; Women and sports; Women and globalization; Future of Women’s Studies; Woman’s Health Consciousness; Gender and the Law; Sex, Race, and Class; Women in Society; Anthropology of Women; Violence Against Women; Women’s Labor and Sustainability

Please set up your abstracts according to the given format at this website: http://womenstudies.co/2015/abstract-guidelines-wcws-2015/
That format will help you to submit your abstract, therefore you are requested to follow the format carefully for your abstract submission. Abstracts that do not follow this format will be rejected. You are also expected to send a brief biography together with the Abstract. If you have any technical issue or you need any further assistance in submitting your abstract, please contact Isanka at isanka@tiikm.com or +94 715 589 870


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