Center for Women Studies

Prof. Shahida

Professor & Director (Incharge)

Center for Women Studies

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Phone : +91 98854 93886

Educational Qualifications: M.SC. Ph.D.

Research Interest :Reproductive Health, Education, Economy, Rural development, Gender concerns in development

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Dr. Shahida


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MSC. Ph. D


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35 years


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Reproductive Health, Education,

Economy, Rural development, Gender concerns in development.


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Honoris Causa Doctor of Divinity 10th May 2021. Conferred by Henry Martin Institute: International Centre for Research, Interfaith Relations & Reconciliation, Hyderabad.

Jury Member: National Laadli Media Award – 2022.

Research Publication of Shahida


  1. Books 1. Indian Women in Development Perspective (Ed).

Anmol Publishers, Bangalore ,2006 .

  1. Understanding Women’s Issues: a feminist Standpoint.(ed)

Saarbrucken. Germany. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.2012.

  1. Women’s Human Rights: a feminist Discourse. (ed) Anmol Publishers. New Delhi.2015.
  2. Gender & Inclusion. (ed). Centre for Development Policy and Practice.(CDPP). 2021. Hyderabad.

2. INTERNATIONAL (Proceedings & papers)

  1. Empowerment of rural Women: A myth or reality? 14th World Congress of Sociology, International Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada, RC – 18’ 26th July – 1st August, 1998.
  2. Women’s Education and Fertility – an Indian Experience. International Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada,. RC – 41’ 12 – 26th July – 1st August, 1998.
  3. Urbanization and Women’s Rights: A Study of contraceptive behavior. 14th World congress of Sociology, International Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada, RC -21’ 26th July – 1st August, 1998. 
  4. Gender, Education and Inequality – A Policy Perspective. International Sociological Association. RC. 04, Montreal, Canada, 26th July – 1st August, 1998.
  5. Gender Perspective in Demography: an Indian Experience. Workshop on Gender Issues in Demography, Research Committee on Sociology of Population, International Sociological Association, Madrid, Spain, 4th – 8th  September 2000.
  6. Role of Universities in Digitizing the Rural Communities. The First International Convention on Mapping Technology in Libraries and People, February 13-15, 2003. Organized by INFLIBNET Centre and Nirma Education & Research Foundation. Ahmadabad.
  7. “The Status if Girls among the African Diaspora in Hyderabad”. International Conference on the Siddis of India and the African Diasporas in Asia, TADIA in association with UNESCO’s “Slave Route Project” 9th – 20th Jan, 2006.
  8. Information Program on Religious Life in a Secular Society, organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (in cooperation with Stifung Univerasitat Hildesheim) Berlin, Germany, 20th – 24th August, 2008.
  9. “Islam and Gender Justice: a critical appraisal of family laws in India” Religious Fundamentalisms and their gendered impacts on political participation, organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (in cooperation with Stifung Univerasitat Hildesheim) Bonn, Germany, 25th – 26th August, 2008.
  10. Gender as a concern of Human Rights. Session: ‘Sexuality on the Edge’ in the Intentional Conference on “Social Justice Work”. Organized by The Society for the Study of Social Problems. The University of Tennessee, GA, US. 13th -15th August. 2010.
  11. Gender and Use of ICT. In Globalization, Technology Diffusion and Gender Disparity – Social Impacts of ICTs. Ed. By Theo Van Der Weide and Rekha Pande. IGI Global, USA, 2011.
  12. Rural Women Empowerment- an Alternate Vision, International Journal of Advance Research and Innovative Ideas in Education, 1(5), 515-518. 2015. Scopus Indexing-SJIF Val. 3.34.Impact Factor. 4.06.
  13. International Conference Proceedings. “Faith, Gender & Culture- Reimagining a just community” (Muslim Perspective) In Faith, Gender and Culture: Reimagining Just Communities. South East Asia Conference on Gender Justice. 15-18 October Genderr 2019. Published by the Evangelical Lutheran Church, America.
  14. The intensity of farmer’s suicide in the district of Anantapuramu, Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Research & Analytical Review. (IJRAR-ORG). UGC approved Peer reviewed and Refereed Journal ISSN: 2348-1269.Impact Factor. 7.17. 14.02.2020.
  15. "Menstruation and the Dynamics of Cultural Violence” in AshEse Journal of Family and Lifestyle, 2021, pp 44-50, London: UK (ISSN: 2517-1720).
  16. Capitalism, Patriarchy and women’s oppression in a globalized world (with special reference to women in unorganized sector). Gender & Inclusion (ed). CDPP. 2021.
  17. “Surayya Tayyabji- the resolute woman” in Apostles of Transformation: Anthology of Muslim Women Trailblazers in India (Ed). Peter Lang Ltd. UK. July. 2022. ISBN/ISSN : 978-1-80079-661-4