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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.

Current Issue: Volume 20, Issue 9 (2019) Gender Relations, Equality, and Inclusion in Indonesia: Contradictions, Complexity, and Diversity




Achievement of Gender Mainstreaming in Islamic Schooling Based on the National Education Standard in Indonesia
Riswani Riswani, Rita Susanti, Nurhasanah Bakhtiar, Masud Zein, Eniwati Khaidir, and Musa Taher


The Role of Culture in Cross-Cultural Marriage among Minangkabau Women
Susi Fitria Dewi, Maria Montessori, Randi Ade Saputra, Sintia Farsalena, Fatmariza Fatmariza, Rika Febriani, and Febri Yulika


Trafficking of Women and Children in East Java, Indonesia
Sutinah Sutinah and Karen Mwende Kinuthia


Women's Reproductive Rights Under Marriage Contract
Sri Endah Kinasih, Toetik Koesbardiati, and Siti Mas’udah

Special Issue

Special Issue Editors
Bagong Suyanto, Univesitas Airlangga, Indonesia
Siti Kusujiarti, Warren Wilson College, USA

JIWS Executive Staff

Executive Editors
Diana Fox, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Cami Sanderson, Ferris State University, MI, USA

Gale McCall (Editorial Assistant), Bridgewater State University, MA, USA