The Journal of International Women's Studies is an on-line, open-access, peer reviewed journal that provides a forum for scholars, activists, and students to explore the relationship between feminist theory and various forms of organizing. The journal seeks both multidisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives, and invites submissions in the form of scholarly articles, student papers and literary pieces. Through its diverse collection, the journal aims to create an opportunity for building bridges across the conventional divides of scholarship and activism; "western" and "third world" feminisms; professionals and students; men and women. Toward this end, the editors encourage responses to previous submissions in forthcoming editions, facilitated by the journal's on-line format.
The JIWS is currently indexed with the Library of Congress. The ISSN assignment for "Journal of International Women's Studies" is ISSN 1539-8706.
The Journal is indexed with the MLA International Bibliography, The International Bibliography of Social Sciences, EBSCO, Elsevier Bibliographic Databases, Ulrich's Periodicals, the Gale Group, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ProQuest Bibliographical References and at http://webster.bridgew.edu.