Call for Papers- September Issue - Vol. 24 No. 2 (2024)

Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies Publication of the Centre of Excellence for Women's Studies University of Karachi

Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies is launched under the patronage of Prof. Dr. Khali Mahmood Iraqi, Vice Chancellor University of Karachi by the Centre of Excellence for Women's Studies, University of Karachi. The objective of the Journal is to generate and disseminate knowledge regarding gender issues nationally and internationally with a critical perspective. Its aim is to promote consciousness and awareness about gender equity and balance in human interaction including academic work. In this regard, the journal explores what is meant by gender needs and gender perspective and how these can be best met. This publication in currently published only in English language. Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies is indexed in EBSCO, Google Scholar, Tehqeeqat, Crossref, Sherpa Romeo, WorldCat and DOAJ. It is recognized by Higher Education Commission (HEC) in ‘Y’ category.


The Journal Would Publish
  • Interdisciplinary research in the field of Gender Studies.
  • Research on curricula, course outline, reading list and teaching strategies related to Gender Studies.
  • Review of books, film and theatrical performances.
  • Reports on National and International conferences, symposia and workshops etc. on Gender Studies.
  Guidelines for Submissions
  • Submissions are invited in English language.
  • Two copies of the manuscripts should be submitted (single-spaced, and printed on one side only on A4 size paper).
  • Manuscript should be submitted through OJS, Link: AND
  • Manuscript through e-mail should also be sent Email:
  • Title page of the paper should be typed separately and should include the author’s name, full mailing address, phone number and email address.
  • Author(s) Contribution Form shall also be submitted Link:
  • Originality and Anti-plagiarism Certificate      Link:
  • The length of the paper should be up to 5000 words.
  • Introduction should be at least two pages and review of literature of minimum 3 pages.
  • Paper must have at least 32 to 35 references of books and research papers published in journals.
  • Conclusions and Recommendations must be mentioned in separate headings.
  • An abstract of the paper no more than 200 words must be submitted along with the paper. The abstract should be followed by key words. Abstract and Keywords must be in English.
  • The papers should include references (endnotes) and bibliography.
  • Authors are responsible for creating graphs, tables, and charts, if required in their paper.

Citations and References

Notes and references should follow APA style 7th Edition for citation. Some examples are as follows:

  • Schmidt, N. A., & Brown, J. M. (2017). Evidence-based practice for nurses: Appraisal and application of research (4th ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC.
  • Ashing‐Giwa, K. T., Padilla, G., Tejero, J., Kraemer, J., Wright, K., Coscarelli, A., Clayton, S., Williams, I., & Hills, D. (2004). Understanding the breast cancer experience of women: A qualitative study of African American, Asian American, Latina and Caucasian cancer survivors. Psycho‐Oncology, 13(6), 408-428.
  • Chow, E., & Lyter, D. (2002). Studying Development with A Gender Perspective: From Main Stream Theories to Alternative Frame Works. In E. Chow (Ed.), Transforming Gender and Development in East Asia (pp. 25-30). New York: Routledge.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). Preventing HPV-associated cancers.
  • Irfan, M. (2008). Pakistan's Wage Structure, During 1990/91 - 2006/07. Retrieved on March 13, 2011, from PIDE:
  • on August 18, 2010

Contact address:

Prof. Dr. Asma Manzoor

Director, Centre of Excellence for Women's Studies &

Editor, Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies, University of Karachi

Phone: 92-21-99261654


Last date for submission: 15th  June, 2024