How far have women come? What about efforts to end sexism and racism? What impact do social relationships between women and men have on society? The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies gives you the knowledge and tools you need to answer these and other questions and help improve the well-being of those who make up more than half the human race.


  • Dominique Bourque published an article "S'in-dé-finir" in the journal Le Crachoir de Flaubert (May 12, 2015)
  • Article on Professor Mythili Rajiva's research in the University of Ottawa's journal Research Perspectives

  • We are pleased to announce that Hayley Crooks (PhD student in Women's Studies) is the first recipient of the Murida Graduate Scholarship in Women's Studies (2015-2016). Congratulations Hayley!

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Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University
Social Sciences Building
Room 11002
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5791
Fax: 613-562-5994

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Monday to Friday

September to May:
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June to August:
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.