Call for Papers: Child Rights Centre, CNLU (Submit by 31 Dec)

The Child Rights Centre seeks to collaborate with UNICEF in facilitating, galvanizing and collaborating for a sustained dialogue, interaction sensitization of legislators on child rights issues.
Call for Papers: Child Rights Centre, CNLU (Submit by 31 Dec)

About the Child Rights Centre

The Child Rights Centre (CRC) is a specialized research Centre of Chanakya National Law University, Patna. The Centre was established with a mission to improve access to justice for children and promote research, advanced learning and advocacy to strengthen child rights laws, policies and practices in Bihar. Child Rights Centre is established & running with technical support of UNICEF for effective implementation of children’s laws in Bihar.

The Child Rights Centre, CNLU is accepting submissions under various categories for its forthcoming Magazine [Volume-06].

About the Chanakya National Law University

Chanakya National Law University is a public law school and a National law University in Patna, Bihar, India. It was established in 2006 by the Government of Bihar as a public university dedicated to the field of legal education. The Chief Justice of Patna High Court is the ex officio chancellor of the university.

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 different department in the development of Children in Bihar.

· Different schemes run by 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

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 centered underneath the title.

4. The submissions should be made in MS Word format (.doc). The submissions must not infringe 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.

Review Process

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

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

3. The submissions will be rejected if plagiarized.

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

Submission Deadline

The Last date of submission is 31st December 2021.

Contact Info

Dr Aman Kumar, Centre Coordinator, Child Rights Centre, Chanakya National Law University, Patna. Mobile:- +91 9956585759

Mr. Chandan Kumar Sinha, Program Coordinator, Child Rights Centre, Chanakya National Law University, Patna. Mobile:- +91 7979743690

Official link.

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