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Childhood in Africa: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Childhood in Africa: An Interdisciplinary Journal (CAJ) is the only open access, peer reviewed journal specifically focused on issues and topics related to children in Africa. CAJ is designed to foster a free exchange of ideas between African scholars and scholars around the world, with the opportunity to publish in an easy to use online format.

Why publish with CAJ?

Worldwide Exposure

  • CAJ is international in scope and appeal, which is why it is published online, providing the largest audience possible.
  • CAJ is free, which means your work will reach a wider audience.
  • CAJ publishes rapidly, which means your work will be disseminated quickly.
  • CAJ sends out regular updates through The Institute for the African Child at Ohio University  listserv, reaching academics, health care providers, NGOs, government officials, CBOs, and African media outlets.
  • CAJ has a  Creative Commons License, which means that anyone can reprint and distribute CAJ content, as long as they credit the author and cite the original source.

Academically Rigorous

CAJ's editorial board is composed of active, engaged researchers from multiple disciplines, committed to a rigorous peer review process.

Ethically Minded

CAJ is entirely paperless in our submission, review and publishing process, reducing the impact of our journal on the environment.  Each issue and individual article can be viewed in a fully designed pdf format.





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