The Institute for Women’s Studies in Gyeongsang National University is the first institute for women’s studies established in a university in GyeonsangNam-do.
The Institute for Women’s Studies adopts a rights-based and interdisciplinary approach to examine and find solutions to social problems that women face in Korean society. The institute is committed to fostering a social environment that affirms gender equality, enhances leadership opportunities and professional development for women, and prevents violence against women.
The institute concentrates on hosting academic conferences and special lectures, conducting research, and publishing a series of books related to women’s issues. The Institute for Women’s Studies will strive to develop social policies to protect women’s rights and to enhance women’s welfare.