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Gender Studies | Nepal | HSEB XII


"This course is designed to introduce gender as a new knowledge in understanding family, society and the state in the context that has direct implication for the development of the country. It consists of five units related to family, gender, socialization, women’s status, rights, violence against women, policies and programs, and international commitments related to gender and development."


Prescribed References

Acharya, M., Tanka Prasad Memorial Foundation, and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Efforts at Promotion of Women in Nepal. Tanka Prasad Memorial Foundation, 2003.

Bhasin, K. Understanding Gender. Gender Basics. Women unlimited, 2003.

Bhasin, K., N.S. Khan, and Institute of Women’s Studies (St. Scholastica’s College). Some Questions on Feminism and Its Relevance in South Asia. Kali, 2002.

Kimmel, M.S. The Gendered Society. Oxford University Press, 2004.