About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Social Protection aims to bring learnings, issues and voices on social protection to inform development practitioners, researchers and stakeholders working on issues pertinent to social protection. Social protection issues, practices and lessons learnt from Nepal and the South Asian region will help the academic community and policy makers to better reflect on improving policies and planning.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published annually.

Peer-Review Policy

The received article is screened by the editorial board first. The screened articles are then sent to at least two reviewers. The journal follows the double blind peer review system. It asks for detailed comments and the decision of the reviewers with options accepted, accepted with major revision, accepted with minor revision and rejected. If both the reviewers accept the paper, then it is considered for further processing.

Open Access Policy

This journal 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.

Sources of Support

The Journal of Social Protection is published by the Social Protection Civil Society Network (SPCSN) with support from Save the Children Nepal Country Office and financial cooperation from Save the Children Finland and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland. The management support for the publication of the journal is provided by Children-Women and Social Service and Human Rights (CWISH).


Social Protection Civil Society Network (SPCSN)