About Women


Women (ISSN 2673-4184) is an international, open access journal dedicated to a streamlined, yet scientifically rigorous, dissemination of peer-reviewed science in the interdisciplinary area of women’s health, social determinants of health, and healthcare research. Women publishes original articles, critical reviews, case reports and communications.


Articles in Women include, but are not limited to:

  • Determinants of health 
  • Developmental/behavioral medicine
  • Emergency medicine
  • Sleep medicine
  • Physical health
  • Mental health
  • Health behaviours
  • Oncology
  • Gynecological diseases
  • Allergy and immunology
  • Critical care medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition
  • Genetics
  • Infectious diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology
  • Surgery
  • Urology
  • Ethics
  • Health service and health policy research
  • Public health and epidemiology
  • Disease prevention

There is no restriction on the length of the papers as we encourage researchers to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. For theoretical papers, full details of proofs must be provided so that the results can be checked; for experimental papers, full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. Additionally, electronic files or software regarding the full details of the calculations, experimental procedure, etc., can be deposited along with the publication as “Supplementary Material”.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Women is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Women will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2021 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Shuang Zhao
Managing Editor

For further MDPI contacts, see here.

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