Journal of International Women's Studies

A peer-reviewed semiannual scholarly publication providing international coverage and analysis of wome.'s studies, with particular respect to the relationship between theory and activism.

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 4, May

Frustrated and Confused: Mapping the Socio-Political Struggles of Female Ex-Combatants in Nepal
The Context As we recall this history, the period of February 1996 to November 2006 in Nepal is noted as one of the most severe crises brought by the armed insurrection, waged by the Communist Party of Nepal Maoist (CPNM) against the State. The...
Gender Dimensions of Food Security, the Right to Food and Food Sovereignty in Nepal
Introduction The main aim of this paper is to examine gender responsiveness in food policies and programs in Nepal. It explains relationships between food security and gender equality in policies and programs. Recognizing that needs, priorities...
Implications of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 on the Rights of Women with Mental Illnesses in India
Introduction The mention of women with mental illness is rarely made in the legal discussions pertaining to human rights. "Rights of women" and "rights of differently abled persons including persons with mental illness" are discussed time and again...
Introduction to the Second Special Issue of the World Conference on Women's Studies, Colombo Sri Lanka JIWS
We are pleased to present to you the second installment of the special issue of the Journal of International Women's Studies, a follow up to Vol 19, No. 3, of the selected papers from the third iteration of the World Conference on Women's Studies (WCWS)....
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