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The African Women’s Studies Centre will provide PhD students with rigorous grounding on the theory and methodology that interrogates the current and traditional theoretical concepts and methodologies in all fields of humanities and social sciences. The PhD programme will be by thesis but with Two semester of taught courses for orientation purposes and during the identification of research topics.

2nd Annual Conference on the status of African Women

On the 2nd Annual Conference on the status of African Women, the theme was on African Women’s Journey: Taking Stock. The conference brought together scholars involved in research in areas such as; gender issues, policy and practice, women’s socio-economic empowerment; women, politics, leadership and governance as well as documenting and preserving African women’s knowledge and experiences.