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Journal of Gender Studies


Address: Kampus III Universitas Islam Negeri Imam Bonjol Padang. Phone. 0751.8512102


Kafa’ah: Journal of Gender Studies, Publishes 2 issues per year. It was published its first edition based on 2089-5860 in the year  of  2011 by the Center for Women Studies, as one of Non–Structural Devisions at IAIN Imam Bonjol Padang.

In 2014, within the change of the Center for Women Studies became the Center for Gender and Child Studies at Community Services of State Institute for Islamic Studies (IAIN) Imam Bonjol Padang, as one of Structural Devisions.

Within this change, Kafa’ah: Journal of Gender Studies has changed its ISSN into ISSN 2356 – 0894. By 2014, this journal has had its open Journal System with E-ISSN 2356 – 0630 on April 2014.

To improve the quality of journal,  fulfill the standard of accreditation, response to annual evaluation made by Editorial boards, Kafa’ah: Journal of Gender Studies appears in form of new performance starting from Volume VII Number 1 2017. The size of paper was from A5 to A4. The number of article was published from seven to nine articles. 7 out of 9 articles were from outside institution.

We invite writers, researcher, and experts on gender and child studies from overseas and Indonesia to submit crosscuting issues on gender studies, in the perspectives of religion, education, law, politic, psychology, sosiology, anthropology, culture and Islam. This journal publishes concept and research based articles in Indonesia, Arabic, or English.

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