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Women's Studies
Explaining the intellectual basis of empowering Muslim women

Jamileh Alamolhoda; parastoo alikhani; morteza rezaeizadeh; esmaeal jafari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 May 2023


  Goal: It seems that most of the theories of women's empowerment have been formed in accordance with the idea of feminism and based on the paradigm of gender and development, which is also influenced by the idea of humanism. Therefore, it is incompatible with the characteristics of Islamic societies and ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Providing a framework for empowering women in governance based on cognitive science studies

Amir Asgari; Sahebeh Masoudi; Maedeh Taghizadeh Tabarsi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 July 2023


  Women's empowerment is a topic included in a wide range of programs and policies implemented by different institutions around the world. However, cognitive characteristics and research in the field of cognitive sciences, specifically regarding cognitive abilities, have been neglected in many of these ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The effects of job empowerment on food security of rural female-headed households under supervision of the Welfare Organization

Kayvan Shoja Chaghervand; Alireza Poursaeed; Maryam Omidi Najaf Abadi

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, , Pages 52-35


  The empowerment has been known as controlling decision making about his or her life and ability for interventions in all their life challenges (Baig et al., 2018). Women empowerment can improve sustainability in development fields (Akhter & Cheng, 2020). Empowerment conception not only comprises ...  Read More

Strategic analysis of empowerment strategies for women heads of households In informal settlements with an emphasis on entrepreneurship Case study: Ansar and Arvand neighborhoods in Shahid Rajaei town of Mashhad

Qadir Siaami; Maliheh Sattarivand

Volume 19, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 405-427


  Today, the increase of female-headed households, especially in informal settlements, is considered as a social harm, and in order to solve it, the empowerment approach in the economic field has attracted a lot of attention. Therefore, in order to solve economic problems and job creation in informal settlements, ...  Read More

The Applied Model of Women’s Empowerment Development in Iranian Society: A Mixed Methods Study

fahimeh keshavarzi; babak shamshiri

Volume 18, Issue 3 , October 2020, , Pages 463-484


  The purpose of this sequential exploratory mixed method research of the type of classification is a formulation of a practical model for development of empowering mothers in Iranian society. In this regard, the qualitative purpose of the research is to explore the framework of applied components in the ...  Read More

Application of Future Studies in System Analysis to Evaluate Consequences of the Conventional Strategy of Economic Empowerment among Female Heads of Household, Ilam Province

Masomeh Jamshidi; Hossein Mahdizabeh

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, , Pages 631-652


  The traditional strategy of economic empowerment of female heads of households in the form of microfinance and credit granting has positive and negative effects and consequences. The present study employed a structural analysis method to study the opinions of the experts. The main purpose of this paper ...  Read More

Editing the Strategies for Psychological Empowerment of Women in Rural Areas using Strategic Management Tools (SWOT-QSPM)

Maryam Ghasemi; Lida Alizadeh; Elham Ghandehari

Volume 16, Issue 1 , April 2018, , Pages 79-109


  Empowerment is the linking point between development and women which is closely connected to continuous improvement, competency enhancement, behavioral changes, and development of women’s performance. It is considered as a part of establishing the concept of development. As the focal point in the ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Representation the nature of power among women's principals: Developing a theoretical framework

Khalil Gholami; Naser Shirbagi; Delsuz Hosseini

Volume 13, Issue 4 , January 2016, , Pages 507-523


  The present research investigated the nature of power among women's principals in order to develop a theoretical framework. Relying on critical epistemology and qualitative approach, we used grounded theory to study the problem. Using a purposeful and theoretical sampling, we selected women and men's ...  Read More

Rural Development
Ecotourism and empowerment of rural women (Case study: Shibderaz village, Qeshm Island)

Leila Vossoughi; Mahdieh Ghasemi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2015, , Pages 593-610


  Regarding gender inequality in many communities, empowerment of women has become an important subject and received more attention in recent years. Results of many researches show that tourism especially ecotourism affects women empowerment in its different aspects by making them interested in participating ...  Read More

Welfare and Planning
Skill-based empowerment of women workers: A qualitative study in Mashhad city hotels

Mohsen Noghanidokht Bahmani; Zahra Baradaran-Kashani; Mahdi Kermani; Ahmadreza Asgharpour-Masouleh

Volume 12, Issue 3 , October 2014, , Pages 363-386


  Unskilled women workers, including hotel housekeepers, despite a major contribution to the quality of the facilities, usually have invisible and less known position. While good understanding of their situation and the factors affecting their job performance can significant gains in improving their living ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Relationship between Digital Divide and Empowerment of Shiraz Women

Bijan Khajehnoori; Maryam Karimi; Saeed Keshavarzi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , April 2014, , Pages 21-38


  Abstract Women as half of the population of each society have important role in societies development. Accordingly, many sociologists consider study of women’s empowerment and its influencing factors. Present study is to examine the relationship between digital divide and women empowerment. In ...  Read More

Investigation of Empowerment Levels and Rate among Members of the Women’s Rural Association (A Case Study of the Tafihan Women’s Association, Shiraz County)

Naser Zamani Miandashti; Pouria Ataei; Nasim Izadi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , March 2012, , Pages 153-172


  The empowerment of women has been widely acknowledged as an important goal in international development. The main aim of this study was to investigate empowerment levels and rate among the members of Tafihan Rural Women’s Association.Those who were subject to research consisted of all members of the ...  Read More

The Role of Female Employees in the Participation Process
Volume 6, Issue 1 , May 2008

  Access to stable development requires organized participation of all people, including women in all institutes. Reduction of limitations and increase in legal authority of women are necessary to achieve the highest rate of participation. In this regard, a developmental approach demands a balanced increase ...  Read More

Survey and Evaluation on Managerial Ability of Women: A Case Study Shiraz city
Volume 4, Issue 3 , December 2006

  On discussion about managerial ability of women outside home, social scientists refer to the wide range of women in labor force on one hand and to the discrimination against women on the other. Although women occupation is considered as an evidence of change, but providing opportunities for them in order ...  Read More

Volume 1, Issue 5 , April 2003

  Development is the ultimate goal that any country attempts to achieve. The basic values of sustainable development lie on enhancing people’s quality of life leading to women’s and men’s empowerment. One of the ways that influences development of men and women is women’s equal access, equality ...  Read More