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Women's/Gender Studies in Asia-Pacific

History

In the last two decades, Women’s/Gender Studies (WS/GS) emerged from political restiveness, nascent democracy movements and growing modernization in many Asian societies in the face of a number of authoritarian or semi-authoritarian regimes that marked the post-colonial period. Below are abbreviated summaries of the processes that have institutionalized WS/GS within countries and territories in the region.


Australia | Bangladesh | Central Asia | China | Hong Kong | India | Indonesia | Japan | Malaysia | Mongolia | Nepal | New Zealand | Pakistan | Philippines | Republic of Korea | Thailand


Source: "Summary Report, The Regional Consultation on Women’s/Gender Studies Programmes in the Asia-Pacific Region", Resurreccion, B., Women's/Gender Studies in Asia-Pacific, UNESCO Bangkok 2004. pp 2-9.

 

List of Women's Studies and Gender Research Centres in Asia and the Pacific. RUSHSAP on behalf of Women's/Gender Studies Network in Asia Pacific, is compiling a list of Women's Studies and Gender Research Centres in Asia and the Pacific. The following centres have submitted details using the template (word doc).

(The list will be updated as more information is available)

Page last modified on 7 March 2010.