Editors Overview

ijc maintains an Editorial Board of practicing researchers from around the world, to ensure manuscripts are handled by editors who are experts in the field of study.

Focus and Scope

About the Journal

International Journal of Children is a peer-reviewed open-access journal launched in 2023 that aims to advance research and promote the dissemination of knowledge related to the well-being, development, and rights of children worldwide. The focus and scope of the IJC cover a wide range of topics related to children.

The IJC welcomes original research articles, literature reviews, case studies, and theoretical papers that contribute to the understanding of the issues and challenges faced by children worldwide. The target audience of the IJC includes researchers, educators, practitioners, policymakers, and advocates working to improve the lives of children globally. The journal is published biannually, and all articles undergo a rigorous peer-review process to ensure the quality and relevance of the published research.

Papers Published


Publication Charge
Open Access

Focus and Scope

  • Child Development: Child development, cognitive development, social development, emotional development, physical development, child psychology, child behavior, parenting, attachment, language development, play, learning, brain development, motor skills, socio-emotional development, developmental milestones, developmental disabilities, developmental psychology, early childhood, adolescence, temperament, resilience, self-esteem, self-regulation.
  • Child Health: Child health, pediatric health, infant health, child nutrition, child growth, child obesity, child mental health, child physical health, child healthcare, child mortality, child morbidity, child vaccination, child infectious diseases, child development, child welfare, child safety, child disability, child health policies, child health services, child health programs, child health research.
  • Child Education: Child education, early childhood education, primary education, secondary education, higher education, special education, inclusive education, educational psychology, educational assessment, educational policies, educational programs, educational research, teacher training, teaching methods, learning outcomes, academic performance, educational technology, literacy, numeracy, educational equity, educational access, school readiness, education standards.
  • Child Protection: Child protection, child abuse, child neglect, child exploitation, child trafficking, child welfare, child rights, child advocacy, child safety, child protection policies, child protection laws, child protection systems, child protection services, child protection interventions, child protection programs, child protection research, child protection training, child protection organizations.
  • Child Rights: Child rights, children’s rights, UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, child participation, child survival, child development, child protection, child education, child health, child labor, child trafficking, child exploitation, child welfare, child justice, child discrimination, child advocacy, child empowerment, child-friendly justice, child rights monitoring, child rights violations, child rights policies, child rights education.


    • Child development
    • Child health
    • Child education
    • Child protection
    • Child rights
    • Well-being
    • Child psychology
    • Parenting
    • Education policies
    • Child healthcare
    • Child Nutrition
    • Child abuse
    • Child welfare
    • Child safety
    • Child Advocacy
    • Child-friendly justice
    • Child empowerment
    • Child rights monitoring
    • Children’s rights
    • UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
    • Early childhood
    • Adolescence
    • Inclusive education
    • Special education
    • Educational assessment
    • Learning outcomes
    • Academic performance
    • Literacy
    • Numeracy
    • Educational equity
    • Educational access
    • Educational technology
    • Child-friendly schools
    • Child labor
    • Child trafficking
    • Child exploitation
    • Child-friendly communities
    • Child protection policies
    • Child protection laws
    • Child protection systems
    • Child protection services
    • Child protection interventions
    • Child protection programs
    • Child protection research
    • Child protection training
    • Child protection organizations

Open Access Statement

The International Journal of Children (ijc) is an open-access (OA) publication which provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. All published works will be available to a worldwide audience, free, immediately upon publication. Publication in the journal is subject to payment of an article processing charge (APC). The APC serves to support the journal and ensures that articles are freely accessible online in perpetuity under a Creative Commons licenses.

Publication Ethics Statement

ijc fully adhere to Code of Conduct of Publication Ethics (COPE) and to its Best Practice Guidelines. The Editorial Team enforces a rigorous peer-review process with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure the addition of high-quality scientific studies to the field of scholarly publication. In cases where ijc becomes aware of ethical issues, it is committed to investigating and taking necessary actions to maintain the integrity of the literature and ensure the safety of research participants. Click here to read more about the Research & Publication virtue ethics

Content Disclaimer

  • All the information’s, opinions, and views mentioned here represents the authors and the contributions of the articles.
  • Publication of articles, advertisements, or product information does not constitute endorsement or approval by the journal.
  • Cannot be help responsible for any error or consequences while using the information updated in this journal.
  • Although every effort is done by ijc to see that there’s no any inaccurate data, misleading data, opinion or statement within the journal, the data and opinions appearing in the articles are the responsibility of the contributors concerned.