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Submission of manuscripts: Original research and review articles on women’s health related issues can be submitted. Manuscript should be submitted online at email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All the manuscripts should be prepared/typed in double space in English in MS Word with Times New Roman font style. All the pages should bear the page numbers. The corresponding author should clearly mention the address of affiliating institute for further correspondence with telephone number and email ID.

Structure of manuscript: The manuscript should contain the Title page including (Title of the article, Name of the author/s, Affiliation of author/s), Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, and References.

Preparation of Manuscript: (original research article)


  • Word limit: 4000 to 5000 words
  • Document: MS Word
  • Font: Times New Roman
  • Main Text Font Size: 12 points
  • Title Font size: 14 points (Bold)
  • Line Spacing: 2
  • The name, designation, affiliation, contact number, and e-mail ID of the contributor should not be written in the main paper and should be submitted in a separate title page to facilitate the blind peer review.
  • An abstract of 200-400 words with keywords must serve as a prologue to the complete submission. Subheading and reference must not be included
  • Manuscripts from Humanities and Social Sciences should follow the formatting/editing guidelines of the MLA Handbook (9th Edition).
  • Manuscripts from Science Disciplines should follow the APA style of citation.
  • The matter should be arranged in the following order: Title page, Abstract, Keywords, Sections (Introduction, Objectives, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgement) and References/Works cited.
  • The title page should contain the title of the manuscript in bold, (font size 14), name of the author (font size 12) followed by the affiliation of authors (font size 12).
  • A plagiarism report preferably done in OURIGINA/TURNITIN should be submitted and the ID should be shared with the editors so as to facilitate cross-checking of the same. Text similarity should not exceed 10 percent.
  • The papers submitted for this journal should not be submitted elsewhere for consideration. A certificate on the originality of the paper should be submitted along with the plagiarism report.
  • Authors/contributors should also submit a declaration that they have read, understood, and agreed to abide by the guidelines of the journal.
  • Contributors must maintain a strict ethical stance regarding the acknowledgment of works cited, and ideas borrowed from others.
  • Articles with typographical and methodological inconsistencies will be rejected before the review process.
  • The Editorial Board reserves the discretion to reject articles that fail to conform to the stipulated guidelines.
  • Neither the editors nor the publisher will be responsible for any lapse on the part of the contributor.
  • Authors cannot contribute in two consecutive issues.

The provision of tables and figures should be in the following manner.

  • Figures should be uploaded in the correct orientation and numbered using Arabic numerals (i.e. Figure 1, Figure 2 etc.). Multi-panel figures (those with parts a, b, c, d etc.) should be numbered as Figure 1a, Figure 1b etc.
  • Tables should be numbered and cited in the text in sequence using Arabic numerals (i.e. Table 1, Table 2 etc.).
  • Parts of the table can be highlighted using superscript, numbering, lettering, symbols or bold text, the meaning of which should be explained in a table legend.
  • All units used should be in SI units.

For Manuscripts written in Assamese, the guidelines are as follows:

  • Font Size: 13.5
  • Document: Geetanjali (PageMaker) / Ramdhenu or Easy DTP
  • Title Font Size: 18

Review article: A review article should contain maximum 6000 words excluding references. Abstracts of review articles should contain the background of the study, objectives and findings. Significance of the study should also be included with a brief concluding remark on future prospect of the research.

Title: Suitable title should be given in 14 font size and all the first letter of the words except prepositions should be in capitals.

Name of author(s) and affiliation: Name of authors should be numerically super scribed as per institutional affiliation. Institutional affiliation should include the name of institution, address, PIN code and name of country. Author(s) name and affiliation should be in 12 font size. The name of corresponding author should be marked with asterisk with email ID and contact number.

Key words: Key words should be minimum 6 (six) and not exceed 8 (eight) words. Words should be separated by comma.

Abstract: Abstract should contain background of the research, objectives, brief methodology, result and a concluding remark. Abstract should contain 200-400 words.

Text: Text of the manuscript should consist of Introduction, Objectives, Materials and methods, Results and Discussions, and Conclusion. Introduction should clearly state the rationale and significance of the work. Literature should be reviewed and cited properly to strengthen the discussion highlighting the significance of the work. There should be a proper description of the methods adopted for the investigation. Results should contain the findings/observations of the experiments carried out and should be illustrated with tables and figures. The results should be elaborately discussed to reflect the importance of the findings with a solid conclusion. Author(s) may acknowledge those who helped or supported the work.

References: The references should be listed in alphabetical order. Personal and unpublished data should not be included in the reference list. Name of the journal should be abbreviated as per ISSN database in the reference section. The references should be prepared in the following format:

APA format for science discipline

Whole authored book

Jackson, L. M. (2019). The psychology of prejudice: From attitudes to social action (2nd ed.).

 American Psychological Association.

Sapolsky, R. M. (2017). Behave: The biology of humans at our best and worst. Penguin Books.

Svendsen, S., & Løber, L. (2020). The big picture/Academic writing: The one-hour                   guide (3rd digital ed.). Hans Reitzel Forlag.

Edited book:

 Kesharwani, P. (Ed.). (2020). Nanotechnology based approaches for tuberculosis treatment. Academic Press.

Journal article

Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture8(3), 207 217.

Conference proceedings published as a whole book

Kushilevitz, E., & Malkin, T. (Eds.). (2016). Lecture notes in computer science: Vol. 9562.

Theory of cryptography. Springer.

Webpage on a news website

Roberts, N. (2020, June 10). Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, qualifies to run for elected office. BET News.


MLA format for social sciences and literature

For citing works with a single author-

Jacobs, Alan. The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction. Oxford UP, 2011.

(For works with two authors)-

Dorris, Michael, and Louise Erdrich. The Crown of Columbus. HarperCollins Publishers,


(For a source with sole editor)-

Nunberg, Geoffrey, editor. The Future of the Book. U of California P, 1996.

(For a source with two or more editors)-

Baron, Sabrina Alcorn, et al., editors. Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies after Elizabeth

Eisenstein. U of Massachusetts P/ Centre for the Book, Library of Congress, 2007.

(For a translated work taken from a collection)-

Euripedes. The Trojan Women. Ten Plays, translated by Paul Roche, New American Library,

1998, pp. 457-512.

(Translation of novels)-

Puig, Manuel.  Kiss of the Spider Woman. Translated by Thomas Colchie, Vintage Books,


(From a journal/periodical/magazine)-

Baron, Naomi S. “Redefining Reading: The Impact of Digital Communication Media”.

PMLA, vol. 128, no. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 193-200.

(A posting or an article at a website)-

Hollmichel, Stefanie. “The Reading Brain: Differences between Digital and Print”. So Many

Books, 25 April, 2013,

(For articles taken from JSTOR, an online database of journals and books)-

Goldman, Anne. “Questions of Transport: Reading Prime Levi Reading Dante”. The Georgia

Review, vol. 64, no. 1, 2010, pp. 69-88. JSTOR,

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The responsibility of the facts, quotations made, opinions expressed or conclusions arrived at is entirely that of the authors of the articles and  neither the Editor, nor the publisher or any of the members of the Editorial and Advisory Bodies accepts any responsibility for them.

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