Award winners

The 3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies 2017

“Building Resilience: Dialogue, Collaboration and Partnerships across Our Differences”

The 3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies (WCWS 2017) witnessed the participation of presenters from across different nationalities. The excellence of the success story of WCWS 2017 was marked recognizing the best presenters for titled sessions.The defining moments of jubilation are here on display.

OVERALL BEST PRESENTATION

Reinforcing Sexism and Misogyny: Social Media, Symbolic Violence and the Construction of Femininity-as-Fail

S.-Barratt-min

S. Barratt

University of the West Indies,
West Indies

STUDENT BEST PRESENTATION

Narratives of Suffering and Notions of Solidarity and Hope amongst
Young Women in Afghanistan

A.-N.-Ahmad

A.-N. Ahmad

International Psychoanalytic University Berlin,
Germany

SESSION BEST PRESENTATIONS

VIOLENCE AGAINST
WOMEN

Narratives of Suffering and Notions of Solidarity and Hope amongst
Young Women in Afghanistan

A.-N.-Ahmad

A.-N. Ahmad

International Psychoanalytic University Berlin,
Germany

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING:
BODY AND MIND

Gendered Care of the
Elderly in
China

Yun-Zhou

Yun Zhou

Peking University,
China

LEGAL CHALLENGES: GENDER AND SEXUALITY

An Effort for The Women, by The Women, to Empower Them and Create Awareness about Decreasing Child Sex Ratio in India

Smita-Gyan

Smita Gyan

Neeva Foundation,
India

SOCIAL MEDIA, FEMINISMS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Seeker are You Protected: Facebook and Privacy Concern of Women in Sri Lanka

B.A.H.C-Mendis

B.A.H.C Mendis

General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University,
Sri Lanka

WOMEN, GENDER, EMPOWERMENT AND THE LAW

Justice and Muslim Women: The Status of Triple Talaq in India Today

Syed-Tanveer-Nasreen

Syed Tanveer Nasreen

The University of Burdwan,
India

REPRESENTATION AND
GENDER IDENTITY

Western Representation of The “Muslim Woman”: From Obedient to Exotic

Nima-MESBAHI

Nima MESBAHI

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies,
Qatar

WOMEN’S LIVES IN HISTORICAL
PERSPECTIVE

Women Empowerment in The Bahawalpur State During Nineteenth Century

Samia-Khalid

Samia Khalid

Islamia University of the Bahawalpur,
Pakistan

GENDER AND
EDUCATION

Care Work by Adolescent Girls, A Major Determinant of School Drop Out in Odisha

Meher-Beenita

Meher Beenita

Landesa,
India

UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF FEMINISMS AND WOMEN’S MOVEMENTS

The Individual and the Collective: Understanding the Empowerment Process of Mahila Samakhya in India

Niveditha-Menon,-Priyanka-Dutta,-Neha-Ghatak-min

Niveditha Menon, Priyanka Dutta, Neha Ghatak

Centre for Budget and Policy Studies,
India

WOMEN’S STORIES: WRITING, LITERATURE AND RITUAL

Edna’s ‘Moments of Being’ and ‘Wild Zone’ of Female Sexuality : A Gynocritical Study of Kate Chopin’s The Awakening

Jannatul-Ferdoush-min

Jannatul Ferdoush

ASA University Bangladesh
Bangladesh

WOMEN’S LABOR
AND MIGRATION

Involvement of Women in Municipal
Solid Waste Composting
in Sri Lanka

Vijayapala-Sinnathamby-min

Vijayapala Sinnathamby

University of Moratuwa,
Sri Lanka

POLITICAL ECONOMY AND WOMEN’S AGENCY

Narratives of Agency:
Women’s Negotiations within a Gendered Third Space in Afghanistan

R.-Farhana-min

R. Farhana

University of Cambridge,
UK

WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT, POLITICS, AND THE PROFESSIONS

Struggles, Truces and Persistence: Everyday Experiences of Women Engineers in
Sri Lanka

Deborah-Menezes-min

Deborah Menezes

University of Edinburgh,
United Kingdom

WAR, VIOLENCE, AND STRUGGLES FOR PEACE

Maping of The Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Activities for Female Ex-Combatants in Nepal

Bishnu-Raj-min

Bishnu Raj

Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research,
Nepal