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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.

Call for Papers “Bilingual Special Issue in English and Spanish Gender, Social Inclusion, and Entrepreneurship: Women’s Struggles in the Private and Public sector, meeting SDG #5”
Submit your papers by 30th June 2021.
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Click here to download the Spanish version

Call for Papers "Joint Special Issue with the Journal of International Women’s Studies and Wagadu - Contemporary South Asian Feminist and Youth Activisms: Reading Social Justice through Queer Optics"
Seek abstracts of 300 words or less by May 31, 2021.
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Special Issue Call for Papers: "Women and Family life during the COVID 19 Crisis in Middle East Countries: Challenges and Responses"
The final submission of papers is September 5, 2021, or earlier.
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Special Issue Call for Papers: "Violence against women and girls in Africa-in the absence of ubuntu"
Seek abstracts of 300 words or less, by July 30, 2021
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Current Issue: Volume 22, Issue 7 (2021) Gendering the Labor Market: Women’s Struggles in the Global Labor Force

Editor's Note

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Note from Special Issue Editors
Meltem Ince-Yenilmez and Madhavi Venkatesan

Articles

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Women and Local Government Elections in Turkey: Analysis of Supply and Demand-Side Framework
Abdul -Malik Abdulai, Ayten Ceter, and Israel Nyaburi Nyadera

Book Reviews

Book Review Essays

JIWS Executive Staff

Executive Editors
Diana Fox, Bridgewater State University, MA, USA
Cami Sanderson, Ferris State University, MI, USA
Special Issue Editors
Meltem Ince-Yenilmez Yasar University, Turkey
Madhavi Venkatesan Northeastern University, USA
Book Review Editor
Madhavi Venkatesan, Northeastern University, MA, USA
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