Free journal articles of the month

IWD journals collectionIn honour of International Women's Day this month's free articles focus on research about women and gender. All articles are free to read until 31 March

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Critical and Radical Social Work

Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, socialist, anti-imperialist ... and social worker?
Author: Lavalette, Michael 

Evidence & Policy

What can feminist theory offer policy implementation challenges?
Author: Carey, Gemma; Dickinson, Helen; Olney, Sue

Families, Relationships and Society

‘Celebrating diverse motherhood’: Physically disabled women’s counter-narratives to their stigmatised identity as mothers
Authors: Lappeteläinen, Anita; Sevón, Eija; Vehkakoski, Tanja

International Journal of Care and Caring

Gender and sex differences in carers' health, burden and work outcomes: Canadian carers of community-dwelling older people with multiple chronic conditions
Authors: Williams, Allison; Wang, Li; Duggleby, Wendy; Markle-Reid, Maureen; Ploeg, Jenny

Journal of Gender-Based Violence

Sexual harassment of women politicians in Japan
Author: Dalton, Emma

See also: Themed section on sexual violence and girls in residential care - free to read until 30 April

Sexual re-victimisation of adolescent girls in institutional care with a history of sexual violence in childhood: empirical results and conclusions for prevention [Open Access]
Authors: Kavemann, Barbara; Helfferich, Cornelia; Kindler, Heinz; Nagel, Bianca

Vulnerable bodily integrity: under-recognised sexual violence among girls in residential care institutions
Authors: Parkkila, Helena; Heikkinen, Mervi

Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

Food as a discretionary item: the impact of welfare payment changes on low-income single mother's food choices and strategies
Authors: McKenzie, Hayley Jane; McKay, Fiona H

Policy & Politics

European policies and research funding: a case study of gender inequality and lack of diversity in a Nordic research programme
Authors: O'Connor, Pat; Fauve-Chamoux, Antoinette

Voluntary Sector Review

The processes of implementing and sustaining an intensive volunteer one-to-one support (doula) service for disadvantaged pregnant women
Authors: McLeish, Jenny; Spiby, Helen; Darwin, Zoe; Willmot, Helen; Green, Josephine

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