The Journal of International Women’s Studies is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed feminist journal that provides a forum for scholars, activists, and students to explore the relationships among theories of gender and sexuality and various forms of organizing and critical practice.

Special Issue Call for Papers: "On Docility and Volatility: Uncovering Women’s Bodies as Sites of Violence and Resistance in South Asian Literature"
The final submission of papers is December 31, 2021, or earlier.
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Current Issue: Volume 22, Issue 10 (2021) Casteing Gender: Intersectional Oppression of Dalit women




Dalit Women in History: Struggles, Voices, and Counterpublics
Tarushikha Sarvesh, Rama Shanker Singh, and Tehzeeb Alam

Short Stories


Short Story: “Block”
M. M. Vinodini, Translated by K. Purushotham, and edited by Bonnie Zare


Short Story: “Villain’s Suicide”
M. M. Vinodini and Translated by Afsar Mohammed

JIWS Executive Staff

Executive Editors
Diana Fox, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Special Issue Editors
Bhushan Sharma, Independent Researcher, India
K.A. Geetha, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus, India
Web Editor
Xiaocan Lucy Wang, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Editorial Assistant
Carley Taylor, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Copy Editor Intern
Hannah White, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA