Workshops on women’s issues will be held at Allama Iqbal Open University, according to a press release on Wednesday.
The varsity will hold the workshops for students of gender and women studies department. A workshop for fourth semester students will be held from September 7 to 13.
Courses will include: women and media, women and health, women and environment and perspectives of women’s rights in Islam. A workshop for second semester students will be held from September 14 to 20.
Courses will include: research methods in gender studies, applied statistics in gender, feminist debates on gender inequalities, feminism and Islam, sociological theory-I and sociology of gender issues.
The department’s chairperson said students from Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi, Gujranwala, DG Khan, Faisalabad, Multan and Muzaffarabad will attend the workshops via videoconferencing.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 3rd, 2015.