Volume 21 (2023)
Issue 3 September 2023, Pages 571-806
Issue 2 June 2023, Pages 275-569
Issue 1 April 2023, Pages 1-273
Volume 20 (2022)
Volume 19 (2021)
Volume 18 (2020)
Volume 17 (2019)
Volume 16 (2018)
Volume 15 (2017)
Volume 14 (2016)
Volume 13 (2015)
Volume 12 (2014)
Volume 11 (2013)
Volume 10 (2012)
Volume 9 (2011)
Volume 8 (2010)
Volume 7 (2009)
Volume 6 (2008)
Volume 5 (2007)
Volume 4 (2006)
Volume 3 (2005)
Volume 2 (2004)
Volume 1 (2003)
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Journal of Woman in Development and Politics is an open access quarterly publication, published by Center for Women Studies and Research, University of Tehran and has received a scientific degree from the Commission of Scientific Journals of the country - Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. This journal follows the principles and criteria of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in reviewing and publishing scientific articles. This journal uses double-blind peer review and all submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity software (Samim Noor) to ensure their authenticity to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by expert reviewers.

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  • Journal Title: Woman in Development and Politics
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • ISO Abbreviation: Wom Dev Pol 
  • Language: Persian with English Abstract
  • Review Process: Double blind peer review
  • Publisher: Center for Women Studies and Research, University of Tehran
  • Open Access:  Yes 
  • Initial Review Time: 2 Weeks 
  • Final Review Time: Less than 6 months approximately
  • Acceptance Rate: 15 %
  • Article Processing Charges: Yes
  • Using Similarity Finding Software: Yes  (Hamtajoo)

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Domestic Violence of the Husband against the Wife (a Comparative Study in Imamiyyah Jurisprudence and Iranian Law with an Emphasis on the Bill "Preventing Women from being Injured and Improving their Safety against Misbehavior"

Elham Shariati; Fateme Rajaee; Fahime Ahmadi; Zahra Sadat Hejazi

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 571-588


  Domestic violence against women, as a social issue, has always been considered in different societies. Many researches have been conducted on domestic violence all over the world. There are different kinds of knowledge from which domestic violence can be considered. Psychology, sociology, criminology ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Theoretical and practical requirements about justice: justice and women

Fariba Alasvand

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 589-614


  The issue of justice is one of the wide-ranging and challenging issues that, despite the complex texts about justice in Western sources, the Islamic approach to it is weak. Studies show that despite the importance of justice in political and social jurisprudence, theoretical dimensions that lead to systematization ...  Read More

Jurisprudence, philosophy and Islamic sciences
Rereading the concept of social development in the prophetic policy system based on the position of women in Medina

Mohammad Javad Najafi; Mohammed Hussain Davani Ragby; Mohammad Sepehri

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 615-636


  Social Development is the most important indicators of the government's valuation to give the society a role to be effective in the society, especially for the women of the society This issue has been considered as the main issue with the case study of the Prophet's government. At the time when Islam ...  Read More

The effect of the dynamics of women's education on macroeconomic variables with the approach of DSGE models

Mohammad Mehdi Zare Shahne; Mehdi Akaberi Tafti; Ebrahim Bahraminia; Ehsan Salimi

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 637-660


  The human resources utilization method is so important in the development of the economic and social indicators of any country; For the reason that human resources are the most important factor in achieving economic development; So that, it is impossible to achieve economic growth and development without ...  Read More

Political sciences
The role of women in policy-making and decision-making in European national and regional parliaments

Maria Farhzadeh; Ali Alihoseni

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 661-691


  In today's modern world, one of the most important prerequisites for the development and stability of countries is the optimal use of all human resources, especially understanding the relevance of women's role in social and political affairs. Although equal participation and leadership of women in political ...  Read More

The position of women's welfare rights in the protective umbrella of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran with an emphasis on social security as a human right

Zainab Esmati; Latifeh Hosseini; Mohammad Mahdi Hosseinmardi

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 693-716


  The constitution at the top of the hierarchy of laws has played an influential role in explaining the human rights status of women in any society. the status of women's rights has been one of the concerns of the Republication Islamic of Iran since the adoption of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic ...  Read More

Conceptualizing the Components of the Women's Businesses Sustainability Model in Behbahan County

Fatemeh Alinejad; Morteza Akbari; Nematollah Shiri

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 717-741


  Considering that women as half of the population in different societies, have a prominent role in the development of economic activities, therefore, it is necessary to provide mechanisms to improve their role in the development of entrepreneurship and business. The review of the research literature regarding ...  Read More

presence of women in the board of directors and audit committee on financial irregularities

Vahid Oskou; Majid Moradi; Mohammad Norouzi; Sharzad Seraj

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 743-760


  Based on the theory of gender socialization, women and men show different values when exposed to different moral development. Gender diversity expresses the differences in the moral and personality characteristics of men and women, and people's actions are a reflection of their inner thoughts and feelings. ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Qualitative study of the challenges of the participation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in realizing social support for vulnerable families: Tehran city

Nasimosadat Mahbobi Sharyat Panahi; Mahdie Mohammad taghizade

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 761-779


  Nowadays, social development is a concept of great importance for social theorists. One of the key indicators of development is the amount of active participation of non - governmental organizations due to the fact that one of their significant roles is to take care of quality of life of all people. ...  Read More

Rural Development
Identifying the challenges and opportunities of the digital economy in the development of rural women's home businesses

Naser Seifollahi; Golsum Akbari Arbatan

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 780-806


  The modern world has already taken the first step towards a fundamental technological reality, the digital economy. The modern global labor market is a complex multi-component and dynamic system that is constantly influenced by information technology and requires changes in the content of the work process, ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Qualitative content analysis of elementary textbooks based on gender orientation

Rahmatallah Marzooghi; Sirus Mansoori

Volume 13, Issue 4 , January 2016, , Pages 469-485


  The aim of this study was the content analysis of elementary textbooks based on gender orientation. Method of research was qualitative content analysis. Statistical population was textbooks of the elementary. Statistical sample of research includes Heavenly gifts (Hediehaye Asmani), social studies, and ...  Read More

The effect of economic– social variables on burgess female suicide of Iran (2006-2009)

Zahra Nasrolahi; Ezatollah Lotfi; Atieh Honardoust

Volume 11, Issue 3 , October 2013, , Pages 377-392


  The rate of suicide globally and in Iran is increasing. Suicide destroys human capital and poses huge obstacles for the improvement of women’s health and for the wider public health agenda. The main objectives of this paper is to review the available evidence on suicide in Iran as well as to explore ...  Read More

A Study On Socio- Cultural Barriers of Women's Participation in Sports Case study: 20-40 year-old female athletes and non-athletes in Hamedan province

Asadallah Naghdi; Esmaeil Balali; Parvin Imani

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2011, , Pages 147-163

  In today's world, women's participation in social activities is considered as a measure of their social and civil rights. However, there are challenges to such participation. This research aims to investigate these socio-cultural obstacles, comparing athletic and non-athletic women. The present study ...  Read More

Comparative Study between Status of Women in Iran and Malysia

Firozeh Asghari; Atieh Honardoust

Volume 12, Issue 1 , April 2014, , Pages 75-92


  Gender equality, equity and women`s empowerment are the essential factors for integral human development and also key factors for all countries to achieve economic, political and social development. The main goal of this paper is a comparative study on women`s status in Malaysia and Iran as two developing ...  Read More

Evaluation of gender perspective in the design of urban spaces (Case Study: Shams Women Park of Tabriz)

Ali Goli; Shahrokh Zadvali Khajeh; Fatemeh Zadvali

Volume 11, Issue 2 , July 2013, , Pages 171-188


  Women as half of the citizens, parks and green spaces reserved have been one of the maincenters and recreational facilities in addition to the health and psychological aspects. Thesustainable development and improving the quality of life of women in urban is evaluation ofWomen Park designing with appropriate ...  Read More

Analysis of unemployment duration of men and women job seekers referring to job centers of the country in the period of 2012-2018

saadolah darabi; Hossein Mahmoudian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 October 2022


  The purpose of this research is to analyze of unemployment duration and compare it among Iranian men and women in the period of 2012-2018. In this study, an attempt has been made to investigate the effect of four variables of gender and age, education level, and marital status of unemployment duration ...  Read More

Pathology of Tehran women's political participation based on grounded theory

Mahdieh Akhondi; karam habibpour gatabi; zahra hazrati soomeae

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 April 2023


  The issue of women's political participation in developing countries is a complex phenomenon and is related to the dynamics and development of political systems. Women and their participation, especially in politics, seem to have become an important issue in social life in recent decades. The development ...  Read More

Physical Education and Sports Science
Presenting a model and explaining ways to reduce gender inequality in Iran's sports management

marzieh movafagh; Rasool Nazari; Elham Moshkelgosha

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 April 2023


  The purpose of this research was to provide a model and explain ways to reduce gender inequality in Iran's sports management. In terms of philosophy, the current research is interpretive type, in terms of approach it is establishment type, in terms of strategy it is of foundational data theory type, ...  Read More

Board Gender Diversity and Investment Inefficiency with a moderating role of the board independence and the CEO tenure

mahdi filsaraei

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


  This paper investigates the impact of board gender diversity on a firm’s investment inefficiency. We document that firms with gender-diverse boards have significantly less investment inefficiency than firms without gender-diverse board and the fraction of female directors on the board is significantly ...  Read More

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

Elderly women and the experience of social exclusion (Case study: women living in nursing house of Khorramabad city)

Fateme Bazgir

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


  This qualitative research attempts to study the lived experiences of elderly women living in nursing houses of Khorramabad city in the field of social exclusion. To do this, we have used grounded theory to analyze the causal conditions, intervening conditions and consequences of elderly women’s ...  Read More

Women's Studies
A Meta-analysis on the Impact of Cultural Attitude on the Development of Social Entrepreneurship in Women

Hossein SADEGHI; azhin abbaspour; GOODARZ SHAHMORADI

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 May 2023


  AbstractWomen's entrepreneurship is increasingly important for creating new jobs and contributing to the social and economic growth of their communities, however, the mutual influence and nuances of women's entrepreneurship and culture are less studied. Globally and especially in upper middle income ...  Read More

Identifying the dimensions and components affecting the formation of desirable urban spaces for women by using the meta-analysis method

Mana Vahidbafandeh; Melika Vahidbafandeh; Javad Imani Shamloo

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 May 2023


  Analyzing the relationship between gender and space together makes the roles and needs of each man and woman clear, especially in urban spaces. This analysis helps to understand how the constructive roles of women lead to the production and reproduction of desirable social relations in urban spaces. ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Analyzing the behavioral intention of rural women members of local micro credit funds in Lorestan province towards self-employment

Saeed Gholamrezaei; Fatemeh Rahimi-Feyzabad; Fateme Movahedian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 June 2023


  Rural areas suffer from special problems that must be taken into account to realize the real dimension of the phenomenon. In the meantime, the issue of "rural women's employment" as one of the most important social and economic issues, has gained great importance today. A better understanding of rural ...  Read More

Physical Education and Sports Science
Designing a Strategic Plan for the Championship Sport Development of Women in North Khorasan Province

Mohammad Reihani; Shahram Abdi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2023


  Today, sports has become an important issue in society and its role in women's society is undeniable. The emphasis of sociologists, psychologists, doctors, etc. is on women to do sports because women are the main pillar of society and family, and a healthy family is one whose mother is healthy. In different ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Qualitative meta-analysis of research articles on bad wardenic women in Iran

hadie Parhizkar; azar alimohammadi; sedighe tahere Asadzade; MARYAM Hashempour-Sadeghian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 July 2023


  Bad wardenic women are often people who always face very serious challenges in life, because the home and family environment, which should be a safe and supportive environment for them, becomes a traumatic and responsible environment for them. They face many personal and social problems that affect their ...  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
Exploration of the Experience of Imprisoned Women From the Regret of Childhood to the Continuation of Crimes

Somaieh Saadatifar; Fatemeh Danafar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 July 2023


  Children are one of the most vulnerable groups in society, and the risk of aggression by various people in the family or community constantly threatens them. Studies from the childhood of imprisoned women show that the negative experiences of misbehavior, enduring adversities, family quarrels, experiencing ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Gender dynamics in the workplace: Coaching strategies for women in the organization

Pedram Adibfar; Ehsan Chitsaz

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 August 2023


  Despite significant strides towards gender equality in the workplace, the achievement of a genuinely balanced environment where opportunities and progress are gender-blind remains elusive. This article delves into the intricate choreography of gender dynamics, illuminating the often subtle and imperceptible ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Phenomenology of female suicide in Dishmuk region

atefe rahmani; mohsen badre; zahra mirhosseini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 August 2023


  Committing suicide is one of the oldest phenomena of human societies, and since it must be studied and understood within the framework of social psychology of each society and its subgroups, so far an important part of social studies of suicide has been focused on suicide in nomadic and rural areas. ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Women's Experience of Domestic Labor Division

Hamideh Dabbaghi; kosar Mohammadi; Somayeh Jamshidy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2023


  The division of domestic labor or the distribution of responsibilities and necessary tasks for maintaining the home and family members has historically evolved since the industrialization period and has had important as a social phenomenon in academic discussions since the 1970s. Social and economic ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Puberty Experience among daughters of Single Fathers; Qualitative Study in Yazd

Ahmad Kalateh sadati; Fatemeh Adelkhah; Faezeh Shamsaddin Qotrom

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2023


  Puberty is a biological, complex and a social constract phenomena which is experienced diffently among girls. Daughters with Single Fathers can have a different experience of puberty. This issue can be related to the quality of the father's and other family members' interaction with the girl's puberty. ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The Lived Experience of Mothers with Children by Mental-Motor Disabilities (An Introduction to the Psychological challenges of Articles 53 and 56 of Family Protection Law and Youth of Population)

parvaneh allaei; maryam hokmabadi goshuni

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 September 2023


  In recent years, due to the decrease in the rate of childbearing, efforts have been made in the policy system, among which we can mention the plan for the youth of the population and support for the family approved in March 2019. In the articles of this plan, the limitation of screening is mentioned. ...  Read More

Evaluation of Citizens’ Satisfaction with the Quality of Inner City Parks (A Case Study Women's Laleh Park in Noorabad)

aboozar vafaei; Kamran Dolat Yarian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 September 2023


  Parks and green public spaces are parts of the ecological fabric of cities to the extent that environmental life and the sustainability of cities depend on them. The aim of this research is to measure the level of citizens’ satisfaction with the quality of urban parks. The example studied is Women's ...  Read More

Attitude towards maternal identity and fertility intention: a study among women with at least one child in urban areas of Kashan city

ahmad dorahaki; Masoumeh Akhavan Armaki

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 September 2023


  Motherhood is an important aspect of women's life, which manifests itself with the two important functions of giving birth and nurture children. With the advent of modernity, becoming a mother and motherhood as the pre-defined main role of women has been questioned and redefined. Investigating the relationship ...  Read More

Dynamic analysis of the economic effects of population structural changes in the coming decades of Iran (with emphasis on the role of women)

Amran Gheisar; Sima Eskandari Sabzi; ali salmanpour; Seyed Yosef Hajiasghari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 October 2023


  The trend of population growth in the last three decades will cause extensive changes in the age structure of Iran's population. So that it can be one of the most important challenges of the country in the coming decades. This development will have different effects and consequences in the process of ...  Read More

Developing a causal model of metacognitive assessment of body deformity based on psychological capital and spiritual well-being in women applying for nose surgery: the mediating role of social harmony

Marzieh Salarvand; Farah Naderi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 October 2023


  The trend towards nose surgery has increased in the world, and Iran is ranked seventh in the world. The huge treatments of this type of surgery in Iran — from the subsets of cosmetic surgery — services are not covered by health insurance, and real and not imaginary complications appear for ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Investigating the level of vulnerability of women compared to men in the era of Covid-19

Hossein Moshkabadi Mohajer; zeinab Moshkabadi Mohajer

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 October 2023


  This study investigates the effect of some socio-economic factors on income, savings and employment status during the outbreak and spread of covid-19 based on gender segregation, between two groups of women and men using data from Mashhad-Iran. In this article, the data was collected by questionnaire ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Analyzing the barriers to women's economic participation in Yazd province (a qualitative study)

Negin Fallah Haghighi; Zeinab Sharifi; Hamin Ahmadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 November 2023


  Nowadays, economic development is not possible without women's economic participation. Nevertheless, women in society face obstacles and challenges in terms of economic participation. According to Statistical Center of Iran, the economic participation rate of women in Iran is 13.3 percent. Meanwhile, ...  Read More

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