Future of Women 2018

Vasanta College for Women – Admitted to the Privileges of Banaras Hindu University,India



Department of Women‘s Studies, N. M. K. R. V. College for Women, India

Future of Women 2018

The Success Story

of the International Conference on Future of Women 2018


The International Conference on Future of Women was successfully held from 06th and 07th February, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Conference was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka with the collaboration of Vasanta College for Women, India as the hosting partner and NMKRV College, India under theme “ A Prospect for Greater Vision ”.

The opening remarks of 2017 were made by the Conference Convener Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Co-Founder & Managing Director – The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka) and Conference chair Prof. Anita Singh (Centre for Women’s Studies and Development, Banaras Hindu University, India)

The speech representing the Hosting Partner was given by Dr. Alka Singh (Vasanta College for Women, India) and Academic Partner Dr. S. P. Srimathi (NMKRV College, India)

The keynote forum was consisted with four keynote speeches. The first keynote speech on “ Towards the Greater Vision for Women and the Earth: The Three Color Paradigm and Global Activism for Feminist Movement ” was delivered by Prof. Gaphee Ko (Activist, Professor and Theoretician, South Korea)

 The second keynote speech on “ Moving from the Middle to the Top ” was delivered by Dr. Indigo Triplett (CEO, Author and Speaker, United States) Prof. Anita Singh (Centre for Women’s Studies and Development, Banaras Hindu University, India) delivered his keynote speech under the topic “ Towards Equal World/Equal Spaces: New Challenges for Gender Equality in the 21st Century ”

The last keynote speech of the conference was delivered by Ms. Malalai Joya who is a Political Activist and Writer in Afghanistan

Future women 2018 provided a solid platform for over 50 researchers, stake holders and policy makers from across the globe representing around 10 countries to share their research findings with one another and to discuss the policy implications in women studies. The conference provided a refreshing experience for all, especially for the young researchers who had the opportunity to share their research findings on an international platform.

The conference comprised of 10 technical sessions and a poster session during which researchers from around the world presented their research findings. The technical sessions as follow.

  • History
  • Working Women, Marriages, Media & Technology
  • Health
  • Literature
  • Violence
  • Religion/Tradition, Globalization & Age
  • Pedagogy & Performance
  • Democracy & Performance
  • Empowerment
  • War

Session Chairs

  • Dr. Alka Singh
  • Dr. Hamideh Addelyan Rasi
  • Dr. Kana Takamatsu
  • Dr. Ramzan Shahid
  • Dr. Rachana Pandey
  • Dr. Shipra Gupta
  • Dr. Dusadee Ayuwat
  • Dr. Poonam Singh
  • Dr. Joemi Burgos Díaz
  • Prof. Adora M. Alvarez
  • Dr. Manjari Shukla
  • Dr. S.P.Srimathi
  • Dr. Aradhana Vaidya
  • Dr. Mangal Gouri
  • Dr. Shehzadi Zamurrad
  • Prof. Irene B. Das

Evaluation Panel Members

  • Prof. Anita Singh
  • Dr. Indigo Triplett
  • Prof. Gaphee Ko



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Conference tracks

The role of women in,

Political participation
Cyber World
Climate Change
Aging issues
Gender Equity
Sports and Leisure
Media and Journalism

Conference tracks

Women as Entrepreneurs
Reproductive Health Challenges
Women and Future of
Women, Violence and Victimization
Women, Development and Global Economy
Women, Law and Policy
Rhetoric and Women’s Rights
Gender, War and Peace
Feminist Pedagogies
Gender, Science and Technology


All accepted abstracts for the International Conference on Future Women’18 will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN in proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).
We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS, Mendeley, Google Scholar and CiteULike for possible Indexing.

Women’s Reproductive

Print ISSN: 2329-3691
Online ISSN: 2329-3713
Editor in Chiefs: Prof.Joan C. Chrisler, Connecticut College


Journal Link: Click Here

International Journal of Gender and



ISSN: 1756-6266
Online from: 2009
Publisher Emerald
Special Issue No
Editor in Chief/s Professor Colette Henry, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
Impact Factor
Journal Link : Click here

Gender Issues –  Springer Scopus Indexed Journal


ISSN: 1098-092X (print)
ISSN: 1936-4717 (electronic)
Co-Editor-in-Chief: J.M. Simons-Rudolph; A.P. Simons-Rudolph


Journal Link: Click Here

 Publication Success

December 2018, Volume 35, Issue 4.


We have successfully published a dedicated Special Issue with SCOPUS indexed Springer Journal “Gender Issues” including papers from conference participants who participated and presented in The International Conference on Future of Women 2018.

This Special Issue has been guest edited by Prof. Anita Singh, Conference Chair _ Future of Women 2018.


Following is the link to the editorial written by Prof. Anita

Editorial – Prof. Anita Singh


Article Links and Authors

Adora M. AlvarezJoel V. BedoyaBrian Ven C. Bag-ao

Adefunke O. Ekine

Dusadee AyuwatSomsouk Sananikone

PurbowoSlamet Widodo

Senutha Poopale RatthinanNor Hafizah Selamat  


We wish all the authors good luck!