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Call for Papers: Child Rights Centre Magazine [Volume-06]: Submit by 31st December (EXTENDED)

Updated: Dec 18, 2021

Categories for Submission

  1. Research Papers: Between 3000 and 5000 words, inclusive of footnotes. Papers in this category are expected to engage with the theme comprehensively, examine literature comprehensively and offer an innovative reassessment of the current understanding of that theme. Purely theoretical pieces are also welcome.

  2. Notes/Comments: Between 2000 and 3000 words, inclusive of footnotes. This section should include a thought-provoking and innovative piece consisting chiefly of personal opinions and analysis.

  3. Case Comments: Between 2000 and 3000 words, inclusive of footnotes. This part should entail an analysis of contemporary Indian or International judicial pronouncements relevant to the themes. It must identify and examine the line of cases in which the decision in question came about, and comment on implications for the evolution of that branch of law.

  4. Book Review: Word limit is between 2000 and 3000 for review of a book relevant to the themes. The review should identify the relevant arguments put forth by the author and present a comprehensive analysis of the same.

Submission Guidelines

  1. We do not have strict formatting requirements, but all manuscripts must contain the required sections: Author Information, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials & Methods, Results, Conclusions, Figures and Tables with Captions, Funding Information, Author Contributions, Conflict of Interest and other Ethics Statements.

  2. You can use Times New Roman as font theme, 12 as font size and 1.5 line spacing. For footnotes use Times New Roman as font theme, 10 as font size and single spacing.

  3. Author(s) name, affiliation(s) & contact details: The author(s) full name, designation, affiliation (s), address, mobile/landline numbers, and email/alternate email address should be in12 point Times New Roman Font. It must be centred underneath the title.

  4. The submissions should be made in MS Word format (.doc). The submissions must not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third parties.

  5. The submissions must not contain any obscene, defamatory or discriminatory material. The author(s) will indemnify the journal in case of any infringement.

Themes for the Magazine

  • Conceptualization of Rights of Children in Bihar

  • Understanding the concept of Child Trafficking in Bihar

  • History and Status of Children in Bihar

  • Right to Food in Bihar

  • Right to Education in Bihar

  • Factors Contributing Child Labour in Bihar

  • Role of education institutions in protecting the rights of children in Bihar

  • Role of the different departments in the development of Children in Bihar

  • Different schemes run by the Government of Bihar for the protection and development of children in Bihar

  • Crime Against Children in Bihar

  • Sex Ratio in Bihar

  • Other’s topic-related issues

Review Process

  1. The Editorial Board will promptly acknowledge the receipt of the submissions. The decision on acceptance of the submissions will be communicated to the author(s) within 10 days from the date of submission.

  2. The Editorial Board will review submissions carefully on the criteria of scope, content, structure, research, analysis, creativity, the accomplishment of the paper’s purpose and inclusion of counter-arguments in the submissions.

  3. The submissions will be rejected if plagiarized.

  4. Submissions must be made via email. Please send your manuscripts to

The last date is 31st December 2021

Contact Info:

  • Dr Aman Kumar Centre Coordinator, Child Rights Centre, Chanakya National Law University, Patna. Mobile- 9956585759

  • Mr Chandan Kumar Sinha Program Coordinator, Child Rights Centre, Chanakya National Law University, Patna. Mobile- 7979743690

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