Assistant Professor

  • PhD (Sociology) (Enrolled), Social Assessment of Female Education and Its Impact on Poverty Alleviation in Sindh
  • M.Sc. (Hons) Rural Development (2004), from University of Sindh, Jamshoro Pakistan.
  • M.A. (Hons) Sociology (2002) , from University of Sindh, Jamshoro Pakistan.

 

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Ghazala Shoukat

Ghazala Shoukat

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Sociology of gender, gender and development, Social problems, globalization, Poverty, Community development and Human Rights.

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

October 2012 to present: Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh- PAKISTAN.
Responsibilities: Conducting research on social issues of Pakistan, Deliver lectures, Develop and implement innovative instructional methods, Assess, review and evaluate student activities and progress, providing assistance in organizing international conference, workshops, seminars etc.

July 2005 –Oct 2012: Lecturer, Sociology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro-Pakistan. Responsibilities: Delivering lectures in various subjects i.e. Community Development, Sociology of Gender, Social Problems of Pakistan, Guidance and counseling of the students Organizing co-curricular activities in the department, Co-ordination of research activities, Organizing Field Visits for the Students.

Sep. 2003 to July 2005: Research Associate (Part time), Department of Sociology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro. Responsibilities: Teaching, organizing extra-curriculum activities for students, and assisting senior faculty in various research projects.

January 2002 to January 2003: Social Organizer, Human Development Foundation (HDF) Of North America Pakistan Programme (Shamsabad Region). Responsible to supervise the team of 8 community based social mobilizers (CBSMs) for the implementation of Health, Education and income generation project, supervised the formation of the community based organizations as per the social mobilization policy of the organization.

Research Papers:

Tunio.S and Shoukat Ghazala(2015) “Role of Television in Awareness of Women Rights among Women Folk with Special Focus on Women of District Naushahro Feroze”,J. Asian Dev. Stud, Vol. 4, Issue 1, ISSN 2304-375X, pp76-82

Khatwani M.K, Mughal. S, Shoukat Ghazala (2014) “An Evaluation Research Study for ‘Grant of State Land to Landless Harees Programme Sindh”,International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, Research Chronicler ISSN 2347– 503X, pp 32- 38.

Raza.Hassan, Shoukat Ghazala, Saeed.y (2014) “Effects of PRSP Micro Credit Schemeon Agricultural productivity of small scale Farmers in district Gujrat,Pakistan”The Grassroots,vol48.No.II, ISSN 1726-0396, pp 273-278.

Wassan.A,chandio.R,Ghazla(2014) “Handy work of women in Sindh:A Sociological analysisof Village Tando Soomro”,International Jounal of Arts & Humanities (IRJAH),vol.41,ISSN1016-9342,pp 91-102.

Shoukat Ghazala and Shaikh S. (2013) “Social Assessment of Female Education and Its Impact on Poverty Alleviation in Badin District Of Sindh”, GRASSROOTS,Vol.XLVII.II,pp

Wassan.A, Shoukat Ghazala (2011) “Social Factors behind recklessness :A Sociological analysis of Sindh” The Women: A research journal of women Development Studies,university of Sindh Jamshoro,Vol 03,2011,ISSN 1997-2032,pp

Shoukat Ghazala (2007) “A Socio Economic Analysis Of Energy And Sustainable Development In Pakistan” Published in Business Strategies Research Journal, Faculty of Management Sciences, June 2007,

PARTICPATION IN TRAINING WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES

Delivered lecture on inclusive child friendly education to mothers in district Sanghar, UC Jam Nawaz Ali and Nao Abad on 20 March, 2014 organized by Research & Development Foundation (RDF).

Three days Training of Master Trainers (Sindh) to Conduct Trainings of Lead Trainers and Master Trainers for General Elections in Pakistan in Electoral Cycle Support to the Election Commission of Pakistan by CTC-EC, 14th April 2013 to 16th April-2013.

Four days training FREEDOMGATE SEMINAR ON Globalization in collaboration with FRIEDRICH NAUMANN STIFTUNG 25th-29thth SEPTEMBER 2007.

One day national workshop on gender and governance in Hyderabad organized by institute of Women development Studies University of Sindh in collaboration with ministry of women development social welfare and special education government of Pakistan.

Two days training on Gender Mainstreaming by UNDP, 10-11 September 2007

Two days training on Monitoring and Evaluation by Sindh Agricultural and Forestry Workers Coordination Organization (SAFWCO), September 27-29, 2006

Two days conference on “Child Abuse” from September 28 - 29, 2002 at Avari Tower Karachi, arranged by Association of Business and Agriculture Women in collaboration with UNICEF, Pakistan.

TRAININGS CONDUCTED & ORGANIZED PROGRAMS Organized one day interactive session on irregularities in the education system and how to reduce it in collaboration with transparency international on 3 feb,2015 at sheikh Ayaz auditorium,university of Sindh Jamshoro.

Organized departmental conference on “Terrorism and its consequence” on 15 March 2014 at nelson Mandela hall faculty of arts building.

Conducted a series of 8 - 10 trainings for Presiding Officers and Polling Staff at District Jamshoro, under the project of election commission, April-May 2013

Conducted Trainings under Gender based Govt system (GBG) in different districts of Sindh, Funded by UNDP, June 2009- 2010August

Conducted Trainings of Women Co uncilors in Sindh under Women Political School Project,Women development department Govt.of Sindh, May 2006 to September 2007,Organized Conferences and Seminar

Organize every year one Study Trip on development sector for the students of sociology department.

PAPERS PRESENTED

May 11-12, 2015 on “Educational Systems and Rising Inequality in Society” in Two days Multidisciplinary Conference on social issues in Far East and South East Asia, Organized by Area study center Far East and South East Asia, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.

25 January 2014 on “Quality Education” in Conference on Commitment for Quality -Jamshoro ,Organized by Alif Ailan.

16 May 2009 on “women and Poverty, with Special reference of Sindh” in Seminar on women and Child rights ,Organized by Thardeep (NGO).

10-12 November 2008 on “Socio - cultural problems of Women in Pakistan, A Case Study Of Sindh” in International conference on Role of Women in Nation Building, Organized by Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan.

15-16 January 2007 on “Corruption in Pakistan: a sociological analysis” in 14th Conference of Sociological Association of Pakistan, Organized by Department of Sociology University of Karachi.

MEMBERSHIP/ASSOCIATION

Honorary Member of Board of directors of Center for envioronment and Development (CEAD) Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan.