The Journal of International Women’s Studies is an on-line, 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.

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Current Issue: Volume 20, Issue 7 (2019)



Two Tier Development: Women in Africa
Masreka Khan and Hayriye Atik


The Co-existence of Laws Regarding Domestic Violence Case Settlement: Rote Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Ratih Lestarini, Herdis Herdiansyah, Tirtawening Tirtawening, and Dianwidhi Michelle Pranoto


Factors Affecting Bahraini Women Working in the Engineering Fields
Adel Ismail Al-Aawi, Hala Elias, Fadwah Abdulaziz Zaid, Mona Safoog Alroaili, and Sara Abdulrahman Al-Bassam


Gender Inequality Identified as an Underlying Cause of Depression in Thai Women
Somporn Rungreangkulkij, Ingkata Kotnara, Nilubol Rujiraprasert, and Napaphat Khuandee

Book Reviews

Film Review

Feminist Musing

JIWS Executive Staff

Executive Editors
Diana Fox, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Cami Sanderson, Ferris State University, MI, USA
Book Review Editors
Madhavi Venkatesan, Northeastern University, MA, USA
Editorial Assistant
Carley Taylor, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Copy Editor
Jillian Smith, Alumna Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Assistant Copy Editor
Emily Brunelle, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA