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)
Number of Volumes 21
Number of Issues 81
Number of Articles 628
Number of Contributors 1,202
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Number of Submissions 2,237
Acceptance Rate 15
Time to Accept (Days) 173
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Number of Reviewers 739

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.

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
  • Using Similarity Finding Software: Yes  (Hamtajoo)

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Presenting a Model and Explaining Ways to Reduce Gender Inequality in Iran’s Sports Management

Marzieh Movafaq; Rasool Nazari; Elham Moshkelgosha

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 807-836


  The purpose of this research is to present a model to explain the ways to reduce gender inequality in Iran's sports management. Philosophically, this research is interpretationist and from the point of view of inductive approach. In terms of strategy, this study is a data base theory type and a qualitative ...  Read More

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

Mahdieh Akhondi; Karam Habibpour Gatabi; Zahra Hazrati Some'eh

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 837-866


  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. The purpose of this research is to understand and analyze the situation of women's political participation, which was done with qualitative ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Phenomenology of Female Suicide in Dishmuk Region

Atefeh Rahmani; Mohsen Badreh; Zahra Mirhosseini

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 867-894


  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 sub-communities, so far an important part of social studies of suicide has been focused on suicide in nomadic and rural areas. For several ...  Read More

Women's Studies
A Qualitative Meta-Analysis of Scholarly Articles Concerning Poor-Supported Women in Iran

Hadieh Parhizkar; Azar Alimohammadi; Sediqeh Tahereh Asadzadeh; Maryam Hashempour Sadeghian

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 895-921


  The purpose of the current research is to review and analyze the qualitative studies conducted in the field of abused women. In this regard, all scientific-research articles with the keyword "poor-Supported women" in the time period of 2005 to 2000 were extracted from the academic-scientific database ...  Read More

An Examination of the Meta-Analysis of the Influence of Cultural Attitude on the Formation of Women's Social Entrepreneurship

Hossein Sadeghi; Azhin Abbaspour; Goodarz Shahmoradi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 923-942


  In today's world, where various scientific researches, particularly in the field of entrepreneurship, are taking place at a high rate, a meaningful engagement with observable, tangible, and practical outcomes for solving human challenges is challenging. One of these areas is the cultural approach to ...  Read More

Rural Development
Analyzing the Behavioral Intention of Rural Women Members of Local Micro-Credit Funds in Lorestan Province towards Self-Employment

Fatemeh Movahdian; Saeed Gholamrezai; Fatemeh Rahimi-Feyzabad

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 943-973


  Rural women's employment can be one of the ways to generate income, reduce the pressure on resources, and as a result, rural development. Meanwhile, the cooperative sector can play a significant role in the employment of rural women. But a vital issue that is important in this regard is the factors that ...  Read More

Welfare and Planning
Identifying the Dimensions and Components Affecting the Formation of Desirable Urban Spaces for Women by Using the Meta-Analysis Method

Mana Vahid Bafandeh; Melika Vahid Bafandeh; Javad Imani Shamloo

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 975-998


  Analyzing the relationship between gender and space elucidates the roles and needs of both men and women, particularly in urban spaces. This analysis aids in understanding how the constructive roles of women contribute to the production and reproduction of desirable social relations in urban spaces. ...  Read More

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

Fatemeh Bazgir; Jamal Mohammadi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 999-1027


  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

Gender dynamics in the workplace: Coaching strategies for women in the organization

Ehsan Chitsaz; Pedram Adibfar

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 1029-1055


  Despite significant progress in promoting gender justice in the workplace, gender dynamics further affect women's career opportunities and advancement. This article highlights coaching strategies to help female clients navigate these dynamics and advance their careers. Drawing on research and best practices, ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Designing a Strategic Plan for the Championship Sport Development of Women in North Khorasan Province

Mohammad Reihani; Shahram Abdi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 1059-1086


  This study aimed to design a strategic plan for championship women's sports development in North Khorasan province. The present study was applied in terms of descriptive-survey research method in terms of purpose and mixed (quantitative and qualitative) in terms of data collection. The statistical population ...  Read More

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

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

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
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

The effect of the glass cliff phenomenon on the formation of organizational obstruction and organizational silence with the moderating role of perceived organizational support (case study: female employees of Tehran University)

razieh aghababaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2024


  AbstractIncreasing research is being done on women as part of the workforce of the society, these researches support the fact that the empowerment of women plays an essential and important role in the development of societies because women have the right to choose and they can have a significant impact ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Consequences of women''''s wages for domestic work and its role in family consolidation policy-making and population growth

Zahra Sadat Mirhashemi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 February 2024


  IntroductionThe family is the most sacred institution in terms of the holy law, whose members are under the umbrella of mental and physical security, and the woman is considered the most important member of this institution. In the culture and customs of many societies, women spend all or a large part ...  Read More

From spirituality to rationality, exploring the paths of adaptation and survival of marginalized immigrant women in Yazd city

Fatemeh Jafari Naeimi; Ali Ruhani; Maliheh Alimondegari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 February 2024


  From spirituality to rationality:, exploring the paths of adaptation and survival of marginalized immigrant women in Yazd cityThe mobility and movement of the population shows the dynamics and effort of people who consider the field of effort limited for themselves in a geographical place. Therefore, ...  Read More

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