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Call for submissions: Women during COVID-19

Shared from the APA/ Division52


International Perspectives of Psychology Journal (Learn more about this APA Division52 Journal here)
Special Issue - Women during COVID 19


  • Judith Gibbons, PhD
  • Nancy M. Sidun, PsyD, ABPP, ATR
  • Jill B. Bloom, PhD

This special issue is dedicated to Jean Lau Chin, PhD, former Div52 President who was an early victim of the COVID virus.

This issue will focus on global women’s experiences during the COVID pandemic and will address the UN SDG goals; these articles will have a direct impact on number 5, gender equality, and will indirectly address these additional SDGs 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 16, and 17.

  • Women’s stories around the world, e.g., mothering, work, family dynamics, domestic violence
  • Women leaders in addressing the COVID crisis
  • Unequal gender consequences of policies
  • Women’s role in their children’s education
  • Social and emotional growth of children
  • Pregnancy during COVID
  • Women’s access to healthcare
  • Vulnerable populations (e.g., racial, ethnic, age, economic condition)
  • Food insecurity

Submissions can be qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, or critical analysis of the literature.



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