Welcome to the website of Pakistan Journal of Women's Studies:
Alam-e-Niswan & Pakistan Association for Women's Studies
Pakistan Journal of Women’s
Studies: Alam-e-Niswan is a refereed interdisciplinary
journal which aims at disseminating and sharing
women’s studies research and feminist
scholarship globally. The Journal publishes
articles relating to scholarship in the field
of Women’s Studies and feminist knowledge.
The editorial board welcomes a variety of contributions
that focus on women’s experience, gender
issues, and feminist theory and consciousness.
We publish academic/creative writing, artwork,
reports from the activist, that are critical,
scholarly, and offer fresh perspectives on issues
faced by a civil society.
Pakistan Journal of Women’s
Studies is the journal of Pakistan Association
for Women’s Studies.
This journal is published twice a year, in June
and December. These two issues constitute one
Pakistan Journal of Women’s Studies wishes
not just to document women’s experiences
locally but globally so that women collectively
could work for peace, justice and equity. It
is an interdisciplinary journal which aims at
disseminating and sharing women’s studies
research and feminist scholarship globally.
Major objectives of
Pakistan Journal of Women’s Studies are:
• To create, strengthen and disseminate
information and knowledge about and for women
• To establish a network between women,
researchers, lobbyists, and policy planners.
• To act as a catalyst in society at large
and to bring about the empowerment of women
and hence the transformation of the society.
• To critique and reassess the process
of gaining and disseminating knowledge.
Pakistan Journal of Women’s Studies publishes:
• Interdisciplinary research in the field
of Women’s Studies.
• Conceptual and analytical writings on
themes related to women’s status and role.
• Research on curricula, course outlines,
reading lists, and teaching strategies related
to the discipline of Women’s Studies.
• Reviews of books, films and theatrical
• Reports on national and international
conferences, symposia and workshops on Women’s
Studies and Feminist pedagogy.
• Creative work, particularly poems, short
stories and art.
• PJWS welcomes submissions of autobiographical
notes from women who have a story to share with
• Work reports of activists and grass-root
development workers are welcome.
Articles published in PJWS do not necessarily
represent the views of the publisher and of
the Editor or the Editorial Board. Authors alone
are responsible for the opinions expressed and
for the accuracy of the data contained in their
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