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.

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Women’s Empowerment in the United Arab Emirates: Accomplishments, Opportunities and Challenges.

Current Issue: Volume 21, Issue 1 (2020)

Editor's Note



Early Marriage in Bangladesh: A Cross-Sectional Study Exploring the Associated Factors
Ashis Talukder, Muhammad M. Hasan, Shaharior R. Razu, and Zobayer Hossain


Communal Land Tenure Security for Widows in the Eenhana Constituency of the Ohangwena Region, Namibia
Ndapewa F. Nakanyete, Romie V. Nghitevelekwa, Mark M. Matsa, John Mendelsohn, Selma Lendelvo, and Fanuel Shikale


Women’s Behavioral Patterns in Domestic Tasks in Western Nigeria: Hazards Forecasting with Neural Network Classifier
Adeyemi H. Oluwole, Osifeko M. Ositola, Olanike Olufisayo, Ade Ikuesan, Olatunbosun O. Blessing, Adesina A. Peter, and Egbuobi U. C.


Teenage Pregnancy in Refugee Camps: A Narrative Synthesis
Desire Urindwanayo and Solina Richter


Feminist Reflections

Book Reviews

JIWS Executive Staff

Executive Editors
Diana Fox, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Cami Sanderson, Ferris State University, MI, USA
Book Review Editor
Madhavi Venkatesan, Northeastern University, MA, USA
Editorial Assistant
Gale McCall, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Assistant Copy Editor
Emily Brunelle, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA