Focus and Scope

Articles appearing in Harakat an-Nisa analyze gender and children in interactions, organizations, societies, and global and transnational spaces. The journal primarily publishes empirical articles, which are both theoretically engaged and methodologically rigorous, including qualitative, quantitative, and comparative-historical methodologies.

Some of the relevant, timely, and important topics covered in recent issues include:


  • Women’s Studies
  • Feminist Identity
  • Gender and Migration
  • Gender and Work
  • Gender and Bodies
  • Heteronormativity
  • Domestic Violence
  • Media Representations
  • Politics and Gender
  • Race, Gender, and Class Discrimination
  • Religion and Gender
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
  • Sexualities


  • Children and Parenting
  • Children Law Protection
  • Abuse and Violence on children
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Street Children
  • Children Labors
  • Girl Child
  • Child Marriage
  • Children with Disabilities
  • Missing Children
  • Children and Family