Volume 21 (2023)
Issue 1 April 2023, Pages 273-1
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)
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Volume 3 (2005)
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Woman in Development and Politics

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 (Hamtajoo) to ensure their authenticity to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by expert reviewers.

Journal Features

  • 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
  • Issuing Acceptance Letter: Yes
  • Using Similarity Finding Software: Yes (Hamanandjoo)


Women's Studies
employed mothers' Interpretation of different dimensions of maternity leave

Hajiieh Bibi Razeghi Nasrabad; sosan bastani

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, Pages 34-1


  Following the decrease in the fertility level and the change in the pattern of childbearing in Iran and its demographic, economic and social consequences, efforts have been made in the policy system in recent years to support the family and working women. One of the programs carried out in order to support ...  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

Women's Studies
Semantic Analysis of women's identity construction in tourism (Case study: women working in ecolodges of Kerman province)

Farzaneh Haghighat ghahfarokhi; Seyed Ali Hosseini; Esmaeil Ghaderi; Seyed Mojtaba Mahmudzadeh

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, Pages 82-53


  Identity shows the origin and focus of a person's values. People define their social identity by joining different social groups. Social background, social interactions and gaining different experiences are the main fields of forming people's social identity. Tourism industry as a service industry whose ...  Read More

Political sciences
A Study of Baloch Women's Political Participation According to the Social Stratification of Baluchistan

sima raeisi; Hosein Tafazzoli; Mohammad Tohidfam; Ah,madreza Taheri

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, Pages 112-83


  In any society the political participation of social groups is formed based on the social and cultural structures of that society, which makes participation reasonable or traditional. The political participation of Baluch women has also been formed on the same basis. In this regard, according to the ...  Read More

A study of lived experiences of female students from girlhood (A case study of female students of Alborz Farhangian University)

mahmoud mohammadi

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, Pages 137-113


  Increasing the level of education of women and girls, increasing the level of employment and economic activities, as well as the presence in the virtual space and membership in social networks, has led to women's rethinking of gender roles. This change in attitude and feeling has led to their more active ...  Read More

Female Students Sustainable Clothing Design via Agricultural Waste and Fabric Scraps (Case Study: Art Faculty of Semnan University)

Masoumeh Jorjany; Somayeh Baseri; Farideh Afarin

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, Pages 164-139


  The world bank estimates that almost 20% of industrial water pollution is caused by textile industry. Chemical dyes have used in dyeing industries once they have good fastness properties, are resistance, and show wide range of color shades. Considering the environmental concerns, these colorants have ...  Read More

Political sciences
Analysis of the Situation of Presence of Women in Political Positions in the Contemporary World and Iran (from the third decade of the 21st century)

Hoda sadat Vaezi; Ali Alihosseini

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, Pages 190-165


  Although in the history of mankind, various experiences of the presence of women in the fields of power and politics in various positions have been recorded, such as; the head of the tribe in matriarchal tribes, the viceroy, the ministry, even in some cases the queen & first person of the empire ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Narratives of women faculty members of the university about the conditions that affect the balance between career and maternal roles

shohre rowshani

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, Pages 225-191


  Work and family are two important institutions for the individual and society, and establishing a balance between work and family roles is very important in the successful advancement of goals. University faculty members are faced with more difficulties to establish the balance between career and family ...  Read More

The lived experience of female faculty members in establishing a balance between career and family roles in the days of Corona

Bahareh Nasiri

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, Pages 253-227


  Due to the fact that corona virus, as a threat to people's lives, has also severely disrupted social life and has turned into a "super-problem" and even a "super-crisis". In this situation, women usually find more expectations from themselves, because it seems that women want to play their part in curbing ...  Read More

Economic Review of Hijab good with ADIS method

Atieh Honardoust; Saba Karim Abadi

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, Pages 273-255


  Dressing and preparing suitable clothing is one of the indicators and superiority of humans. Since women play an essential role in the various relationships of every society, in other words, all social, cultural, political and economic programs will achieve the desired result with their performance and ...  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

Conceptualizing the Components of the women's businesses Sustainability Model in Behbahan County

Fatemeh Alinejad; Morteza Akbari; Nematollah Shiri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 October 2022


  The purpose of this study was to conceptualizing the components of the women's businesses sustainability model in Behbahan County. To achieve this goal, the qualitative paradigm and grounded theory method were used. For this purpose, the list of business women was received from various centers such ...  Read More

The lived experience of women domestic workers in different worlds

Mahsa Tizchang; sharareh mehdizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 October 2022


  The present study has described and analyzed the experiences of women domestic workers from living in multiple and different worlds. The aim of this study was to understand the lived experiences of these women as a silent and marginalized group due to the lack of an official position in the legal structure ...  Read More

Spatial pattern of the formation of female-headed households in Iran

habib Allah Sadeghi; Fatemeh Torabi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 November 2022


  Introduction Over the last decade, various and heterogeneous types of households have emerged in Iran as a result of economic, social and demographic changes. One of the most significant demographic changes in the country is the increase in the frequency of female-headed households. When comparing the ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The conceptual pattern of women's social body participation in the women and family policy-making process; Based on the perspective of religious discourse in Iran

Nahid salimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 November 2022


  Today governance looks at the atmosphere of cooperation of actors to achieve good management of society. At the same time, policy-making is a tool in the hands of rulers to turn the objective challenges of society into scientific problems and solve them. In using this tool, it is worthwhile to benefit ...  Read More

The effect of workaholism and gender role beliefs on organizational citizenship behavior and gender as the moderator

zohre sharei; majid alavimanesh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 December 2022


  Purpose: Understanding the characteristics that may be related to an individual's exceptional role performance is important for creating a cohesive and successful workforce. Investigating the relationships between workaholism and organizational citizenship behaviors and gender role beliefs is necessary ...  Read More

Virtual networks and the breakup of married life: a qualitative study of the lived experience of divorced women of Ilam

zahra rezaeinasab; ali feizolahi; maryam keshavarz

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 December 2022


  Marriage is one of the three milestones in human life, i.e. birth, marriage and death. Marriage is related to changes in a person's view of himself, his wife and the world. A person who gets married is affected by changes in personal and social fields. Therefore, if an important disturbance occurs ...  Read More

A phenomenological understanding of the life-world of border girls facing the graduation situation

osman hedayat

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 December 2022


  The aim of the current research is to understand the phenomenological life of border girls facing the graduation situation. The current research uses the experiences of girls as a basis for the analysis of the situation of graduates in border regions in order to analyze the multiple determinants of their ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Ranking of affecting factors on the quality of life of employed and housewives women (Using AHP technique)

elham Shirdel; mehdi moeini; abdolhamid dehani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 December 2022


  Research background: The transformation of society and the independence of the work environment from the family environment and changes in some other institutions, including the generalization of formal education, the economic need of households for women to work outside of the home, and the increasing ...  Read More

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

Mahdie Mohammad taghizade

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 December 2022


  Qualitative study of the influencing factors in the participation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in realizing social support for vulnerable families: Tehran city Today, the social development of countries depends on the participation of non-governmental organizations in realizing the rights ...  Read More

The intergenerational perception of loyalty and mechanisms used in face of disloyalty (Daughters and their mothers lived experience in Tehran)

Sedigheh Piri; Zahra Asadhaydari

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


  abstract The primary goal of this study is observing conceptual changes of loyalty, The research questions are as follows: What is the difference between girls' and their mothers' understanding of loyalty? And what is their reaction to the Disloyalty of their spouses? Through reviewing related ...  Read More

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

vahid oskou; majid moradi; mohammad norouzi; sharzad seraj

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 January 2023


  According to the theory of gender socialization, men and women, subject to different moral developments, express different values. Gender diversity reflects differences in the moral and personality traits of men and women, and people's actions reflect their inner thoughts and feelings. Therefore, ...  Read More

ISIS crimes against women and children from the perspective of International law and the role of Martyr Qassem Soleimani in confronting it

Maryam Ahmadinejad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2023


  Abstract: Context and Aim: Among the crimes agonizing human communities in modern age were crimes that were perpetrated by ISIS groups in Syria and Iraq against women and children .During years of their ruling in those occupied lands Iran led by Martyr Soliemani, offered unique services to help safeguard ...  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

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


  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 Islamic Republic of Iran since the adoption of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic ...  Read More

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

Fariba Alasvand

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


  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

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

mohamad mehdi zare shahne; Mehdi akaberi tafti; ebrahim bahraminia; ehsan salimi

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


  Introduction: 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 ...  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

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


  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

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

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

Ali Alihoseni

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


  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 ...  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 ...  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

GOODARZ SHAHMORADI; azhin abbaspour; Hossein SADEGHI

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


  Abstract Women'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 ...  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 ...  Read More

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