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Psychology of Women Section

Welcome to the Psychology of Women Section

POWS was set up as a subsection of the British Psychological Society in 1988 to:

  • Bring together everyone with an interest in the Psychology of Women
  • Provide a forum for the Psychology of Women in research, teaching, and professional practice
  • Increase awareness and action around gender and inequality issues within the British Psychological Society, Psychology preofession, and the teaching of Psychology.
POWS is open to all members of the British Psychological Society. The majority of members are women who work in the various areas within psychology:clinical, educational,social, developmental, health, occupational, and lesbian & gay psychology.

Access issues of POWS Review

The Psychology of Women Section produces up to two periodicals a year for their members titled Psychology of Women Section (POWS) Review.

Current and past issues of the POWS Review are now available to purchase/download via the BPS shop in PDF format.

If you do not wish to join the British Psychological Society or Section, you can take out an individual or institutional subscription to the POWS Review by contacting our Commercial Sales Team on 0116 252 9551 or

Call for Nominations

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Psychology of Women Section will be held on Wednesday 9 July 2014, 5pm at Cumberland Lodge, The Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2HP.

Psychology of Women Section - New Standardised Rules

If you have any queries regarding the AGM, nominations or resolutions please email Member Network Services

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