Gender & Development Studies


The Gender and Development Studies Department at LCWU started functioning in 2004. The major objective of the establishment of this department, besides imparting education in a newly emerging discipline, is to inculcate awareness, assertiveness, self-confidence, and entrepreneurial zeal in the students. The students of our department are actively engaged in Active Citizenship Program (ACP).They excel in curricular and co-curricular activities, have established their own NGOs, and have been successfully executing their income generation projects. Department of Gender and Development Studies, is working under the leadership of our Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Bushra Mirza. Recently, GDS Department, LCWU, established linkages & research collaboration and signed an LOI with (SERD) AIT, Thailand under the HEC funded project “Strengthening of Faculties of LCWU”. Previously, GDS has completed successfully three year partnership with George Washington University, USA.