7th World Conference on Women’s Studies 2021
  • May 20 - 22, 2021
  • Partially Funded

The 7th World Conference on Women’s Studies (WCWS 2021) hosted by the Asian-African Association for Women, Gender, and Sexuality (AAAWGS). Women’s Studies as an interdisciplinary field is undergirded by bodies of feminist thought, which in turn have shaped many academic disciplines and policy initiatives as they strive for gender and sexual equality in homes, in the workplace, and in government. The WCWS 2021 takes up the challenge to understand the differences and to work across them, listening and learning from one another, discussing, debating, and moving to which ard the goals of equality, equity, and sustainability on this planet that they inhabit together. The WCWS 2021 unites diverse researches and case studies from all over the world, in parallel sessions while offering many networking and publishing opportunities.

The theme is – Transnational Feminisms–Contexts, Collaborations, Contestations: Toward a Liveable Planet.

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WCWS 2021 welcomes papers with the following topics but not limited to:

  1. Gender Equality and Educational Systems
  2.  Toxic Masculinity
  3.  Resocialization of Men
  4.  Socialization of boys
  5.  Legal remedies
  6.  Implementing law
  7.  Law and accountability
  8.  Inheritance rights
  9.  Gender and Sexual Diversity
  10.  Women’s Human rights
  11.  Women, Climate Change and Inequality
  12.  Women Empowerment and Social Change
  13.  Challenging Male Dominance
  14.  Consciousness-raising
  15.  Men as allies in the struggle
  16.  Women, Media and Technology
  17.  Transgender Rights and Sexual Diversity
  18.  Women’s Success Stories
  19.  Cyber Feminisms—Blogs, Zines, and Reproductive Rights
  20.  Activist Art
  21.  Feminism and decolonial praxis
  22.  Women’s Spirituality and Religion
  23.  Trafficking and Prostitution
  24.  Women in Politics and Public Administration
  25.  Women and Religion
  26.  Women and Islamic Sharia
  27.  Motherhood and Work-Life Balance
  28.  Equity and equality
  29.  Laws and Policies
  30.  Gendered and Sexual Diversities
  31.  Gendering the Covid-19 Pandemic
  32.  Gender and Intersectionality
  33.  Feminist pedagogy and writing
  34.  Gender and Migration
  35.  Climate crisis and Environmental activism
  36.  Women’s vulnerabilities
  37.  Popular and Folk cultures
  38.  Feminism and Nationalism


There are five (05) types of presentations available in the 7th World Conference on Women’s Studies (WCWS 2021)  and you can register to the conference by selecting your preferred presentation type. The main presentation types are,

  • Oral Presentation
  • Live Online Presentation
  • Poster Presentation
  • Non-Presenter/ Listener
  • Virtual Presentation


Both Oral Presenters and Non-Presenters/Listeners are required to register and pay their registration fee before the final registration deadline. If you pay before the early bird deadline you will get a cheaper rate on the registration fee.

Eligible Regions: Asia, Africa, America, Erupiean

Application Process

  • If you are an Oral Presenter or a Poster presenter you should register as a delegate/student.
  • If you are a listener you should register as an attendee.
  • However, if you cannot participate but still would want to present at the 7th World Conference on Women’s Studies (WCWS 2021) you can select the virtual presenter.
  • The registration fee is based on your citizenship, not nationality.
  • Apply online through the Apply Now link.

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Application Deadline: January 19, 2021

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