Journal presentation

All the issues published in ex æquo since 2008 are downloadable at the site of the Scientific Eletronic Library Online (Scielo):


To promote the development, visibility and legitimacy of knowledge produced in the framework of Women’s Studies/Gender Studies/Feminist Studies. To facilitate contacts among all those pursuing research in the framework of these studies, both in the academia as well as at government level and in civic or cultural organisations. To contribute to the on-going debate on the situation of women and on gender equality in Portuguese society.

Afrontamento Publisher

Areas of interest of the journal
An interdisciplinary journal in the area of Women’s Studies, Gender Studies and Feminist Studies

History of the journal
The journal ex æquo was created by the Portuguese Association on Women’s Studies in 1999. It was a thematic journal until 2007, dealing with themes within areas such as Philosophy, Social Psychology, Sociology, History, Anthropology, Theology, Communication Sciences, Law, Sports, Theatre, Plastic Arts, Educational Sciences, Political Science, Health and Economics. 
After 2007 ex æquo changed its thematic character. Each issue now includes a Thematic Dossier, a section of Studies and Essays and a section of Bibliographical reviews. 
The journal has mainly dealt with social problems and social dimensions such as citizenship practices, sports, literary production, social representations, scientific research, democracy and political participation, media, associative activities and work and employment. 
The journal was published by Celta Publishers from 1999 until 2003 and started to be published by Afrontamento Publishers in 2004, thus making possible to keep it present in commercial circles

Other information
The site of APEM contains information on all the issues that have been published, including the respective covers, tables of contents, full text of Editorials and abstracts of articles.