Since the position of women in the main fields of knowledge, both as a subject of research and as a researcher, has been neglected for many years, it can be clearly stated that in this regard, many fields of knowledge have been damaged in recent years. Theoretical and analytical and gender biases were intertwined. Although "gender" is reflected in many social studies, the discussion of "gender" is not central to many theorists, and in some cases mistakenly equates women with gender. With the rise of social movements, the study of women's issues with a comparative and gender perspective becomes the focus of researchers, hoping that theoretically, with a critical and empirical perspective and, most importantly, indigenous to the study of women's issues and theorizing in this area should be addressed and in practice, steps can be taken to solve the social problems of women.
To achieve this goal, the dual (theoretical and practical) quarterly in Development and Politics emphasizes women's perspectives and their conceptualization of everyday life as something that is constantly being created and transformed by social factors. Although this quarter focuses on women's lives and theoretically aims to understand gender injustices, women's social roles and their lived experiences in various social fields, but attention to gender as a theoretical concept in social relations, especially relationships based on It is about the differences between the sexes, it matters.
Theoretical views on the mere concept of gender and ignoring other factors can themselves be misleading and limiting. Therefore, the quarterly emphasizes that in explaining and analyzing women's issues, considering "gender" along with other factors such as class, race and ethnicity, can provide the basis for describing, analyzing and explaining women's issues. To achieve this important issue, the quarterly welcomes all articles that have been done with quantitative and qualitative methods and in the field of women's issues have analyzed and identified social contexts and its theoretical explanation. We believe that the quarterly "Women in Development and Politics" can be used as a theorizing platform and provide a platform for discussion and awareness of gender issues and women's issues among thinkers and researchers. The Quarterly values experimental research in the field as much as it values experimental research. But what is emphasized as one of the policies of the quarterly is the presentation and production of indigenous knowledge in order to untie the knot of the issues of women in the Islamic society at the level of thought and action. Undoubtedly, the priority of publication is given to articles that scientifically explain women's social issues without ideological and political biases and contain practical guidelines for researchers, scholars and policy makers. On the other hand, the originality of articles and their participation in the production of indigenous knowledge and commitment to cultural values is of particular importance. Finally, I would like to thank all the friends who have worked to improve the magazine over the years. Undoubtedly, the presence of "Woman in Development and Politics" magazine among other scientific journals of the country as a credible publication is due to the efforts and comprehensive pursuits of the magazine lovers in the form of managing director, editor, internal director, executive director, editorial board, author And researchers present and do. Obviously, without the comprehensive efforts of the past, we would not have inherited what we have today.