Aims and Scope

The International Journal of Childhood and Women’s Studies (IJCWS) is a peer-reviewed academic journal published quarterly by the Faculty of Women, Ain Shams University. The Journal publishes original research, theoretically refined, and empirically grounded in the field of women’s studies. The journal provides as well a forum for researchers and professionals who are exploring new and alternative perspectives in their work with children and their families. 
The main objective of the journal is to provide researchers with a publishing opportunity in the field of childhood and women's studies.


  • To provide an outstanding knowledge production and research outputs that reflect childhood and women's issues, and support the leading role of women in society.
  • To support, promote, develop and enrich intellectual, creative and cognitive growth and to serve those interested in the field of childhood and women's studies.
  • To contribute to the building of a knowledge society through the dissemination of peer-reviewed research characterized by accuracy, speed, objectivity, and commitment to international publishing rules and scientific research ethics.
  • To present IJCWS as a leading journal in the field of childhood and women's studies both nationally and internationally. 

Women's Studies

-         Feminist theory and gender theories

-         The Image of Women in Literature

-         Women in cultural and religious studies

-         Image of Women in Media

-         Women and Development

-         Media and awareness-raising on women's rights

-         Forms of violence against women

-         Empowerment of women and its impact on legislation

-         Women's Health

-         Women and Motherhood

Childhood studies

-         Child Psychology

-         Children’s Literature

-         Rights of the child

-         Child health and nutrition

-         Curricula and methods of teaching children

-         Children's Arts

-         Children's Culture and Media

-         Children with special needs