The 5th Annual Conference on the Status of African Women

Call for Papers

Theme: Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work and entrepreneurship during and after COVID-19

Thematic areas

  1. Women’s health and wellness
  2. Working conditions on women in the informal sector 
  3. Inequalities in the labor market
  4. Women’s self-help groups and COVID-19 
  5. Women and legal terrain, policy challenges and options
  6. Re-imagining girls’ education and COVID-19 
  7. Self-employed women and the risks to women led businesses 
  8. Women’s employees prior to the COVID-19, crisis and gender gaps in unemployment 
  9. Women’s incomes and the increased risk of female poverty 
  10. Women’s, employment, income and COVID-19 
  11. GBV and COVID-19 pandemic
  12. Governance (including women’s rights), leadership, democracy and sustainable goals
  13. Health, human and food security for all
  14. Capacity development and Education /learning

Who can submit

The conference aims to promote scholarship and academic discourse among students, faculty, researchers, scholars, and development facilitators, professionals working in public and private sectors and other persons who want to bring forth their research work in the field of women studies especially during the pandemic.

Submission of abstract (200 – 250 words)

Important Dates:

·        Submission date                                July 31 2022 

·        Notification of acceptance                   August 19 2022

·        Final/Reviewed paper submission       September 30 2022

Conference Fees

  • Students – Kshs 500 or USD 5
  • UoN Teaching and Non-Teaching staff Ksh 2000 or USD 20
  • UoN Research week Institutional/Organizational Partners- Ksh 2000 or USD 20
  • Others: Ksh 3000 or USD 30

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For any further information contact:


Conference Coordination: Dr. Marygoretty Akinyi: +254 722229885

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences


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