International Journal of Law and Society

Special Issue

Women and Digital Space: Knowledge, Expertise and Professional Empowerment

  • Submission Deadline: Aug. 30, 2020
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Cristiana Carletti
About This Special Issue
Digital development and new challenges introduced within the digital space are a relevant professional opportunity to enter into the labour market and to empower basic knowledge and carrier expertise. The prominence of male presence in this field, above all in top-ranking scientific and decision-making positions of public and private companies has been progressively tackled in order to encourage a more balanced and equitable participation of women as for digital skills and qualified working chances.
To facilitate this course and to achieve appropriate and positive results, a cultural shift is needed at first that could impact on the primary education and training for young generations, male and female students attending scientific-technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) studies. This action should be based upon strategic and policy tools at the international and national level to promote this objective through an high quality approach. The consequent step is demanded to governmental authorities to strengthen legislative measures, yet in force or to be adopted, in order to counter under-representation and to push for a larger involvement of women's labour force to achieve strong economic and social benefits. The ICT sector is one of the most dynamic and profitable professional settings where the gender presence, especially in decision-making positions, could pave the way to increase the potential for research and development. In countries where the spread of scientific culture among students, the promotion of gender equality in the digital space as well as the advancement of women's careers have been encouraged, strong economic and social impact has been recorded proving the significance of legislative, programmatic and operational measures to accelerate this course and to link women and digital space opportunities.
The Special Issue is intended to collect data, information on legislative and policy measures, good practices, lessons learned, achievements, gaps and challenges recorded at the national, regional and international level – also according to a comparative perspective – in the field under reference.
Aims and Scope:
  1. Digital space
  2. Women’s rights
  3. Gender balance
  4. Labour opportunities
  5. ICTs
  6. STEM
Lead Guest Editor
  • Cristiana Carletti

    Department of Political Sciences, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy

Guest Editors
  • Maria Caterina Federici

    Department of Philosophy, Social and Human Sciences, and Training, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

  • Roja Fazaeli

    Trinity College, Dublin, Iceland

  • Ornella Ferrajolo

    Institute of International Legal Studies, National Research Council, Rome, Italy

  • Laura Guercio

    Department of Philosophy, Social and Human Sciences, and Training, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

  • Stefania Bartoloni

    Department of Political Sciences, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy

  • Mariella Pagliuca

    Department of Political Sciences, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy

Published Articles
  • Semantics and Psychanalysis of Criminal Investigation

    Neculai Spirea Zamfirescu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 172-188
    Received: Aug. 14, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 18, 2020
    Published: Nov. 16, 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijls.20200304.14
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    Abstract: This article brings before the interested parties several extracts from independent research reports made exclusively by the author of the article. The object of the research was to obtain favorable evidence through open applied research conducted through independent research, for and at the request of lawyers. In essence, research relies on knowin... Show More