Conference Aims and Objectives

The overall objective is to explore and reflect on gender issues and on how best to redress them in the context of higher learning institutions in Africa with the aim of realizing the human rights and gender equality as speculated in various national and international instruments.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help to shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts in all area related to the themes of the conference and are kindly invited to for presentation at the conference.

Special Journal Issues

Qualified conference papers will be published as special issue of the identified local and international journals subject to peer review by competent experts. The identified internal journals include:

  • International Journal of Gender Studies in Developing Societies
  • International Journal of Gender & Women’s Studies
  • Gender and Education
  • Gender & Development
  • Gender & Society
  • Gender, Work & Organization
  • DUCE Journal of Education, Humanities and  Science

Conference Proceedings

The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The Book of Abstracts will be posted on the website of DCGI and participants can download the Book.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

DCGI offers the opportunity to become among sponsors and/or exhibitors of the Conference. Sponsors/Exhibitors will have the opportunity to reach a broad  local and international audience and have their companies promoted in various ways. The registration for Sponsors/Exhibitors is possible between 1st May 2016 and 30th March 2017.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission                 – 30th August 2016
Notice of acceptance                – 30th October 2016
Final Paper/Poster Submission  – 30th December 2016
Conference Registration            – 30th December 2016
Early Bid Payment                    – 30th January 2017
Conference Date                       – 26th -29th April, 2017

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