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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

Martabat: Journal of Women and Children is a journal for scientific publication which is run by the Center of Gender and Children's Studies (PSGA) IAIN Tulungagung. Martabat provides a theoretical and research study of women and children's issues resulting in new perspectives. Martabat presents a critical reflection on the theory and practice of feminism and children in various contexts. The accepted manuscripts are the papers written as study or research results that previously have never been published.

Writing instructions

  1. Authors are responsible for the content of the manuscripts. Correspondence regarding the manuscripts will be addressed to the authors by mentioning the institution, institution address, and authors’ email addresses;
  2. The manuscripts will be assessed based on 3 components, including the content authenticity, originality degree, content relevance and suitability to the journal mission;
  3. The manuscript is an original study, research-driven output, and conceptually clear, and contain an argument/thesis/finding which contribute to scholarly discussion in a field of study which should clearly be mentioned and systematically presented in abstract, content, and conclusion.
  4. The manuscript title must be concisely written, but informative enough to describe the text content;
  5. The manuscript should be written in good English and good indonesia, or at least readable; the copy editor and language editor would offer generous helps for editing if needed
  6. The length of the manuscript should be between 3500 and 4500 words using the Microsoft Word program (.doc or .docx) in A4 sized paper. Each page should be numbered. The pages should also use mirror margin including top, bottom, outside 2.5 cm, and inside 3 cm. The line spacing generally for the manuscript is 1.5 except for the abstract and the references list that uses 1.0 line spacing. Times New Roman should be used as the Font sized 11pt except for the abstract which should be sized 10 and the title that should be capitalized in font size 14pt.
  7. The written manuscript should include the abstract both in Indonesian and in English having 150 to 200 number of words. The keywords should be chosen wisely to describe the article content between 3 to 5 words.
  8. The article structure includes (a) title, (b) authors name (without academic degree), affiliation, and email, (c) abstract, (d) keywords, (e) introduction (background and library support ends with article goal or scope), (f) method, (g) main discussion, (h) conclusion, (i) references (contained only referenced sources), and (j) attachments (if any).
  9. Subsection is written with different font without numbering: (a) First Subsection (Capitalize Each Word, Bold, Align Left); (b) Second Subsection (Capitalize Each Word, Italic-Bold, Align Left); (c) Third Subsection (Capitalize Each Word, Align Left); (d) Fourth Subsection (Capitalize Each Word, Italic, Align Left);
  10. The article should present bibliography which entails primary sources--books, manuscripts, interviews, or observation--and updated secondary sources from books or peer reviewed journal. That published in the last 10 years. The newer the better.
  11.  References or citations use middle-note reference technique based on Turabian 8 th edition (full note). To keep the consistency of referencing, citation and the reference list should use Mendeley Reference Manager application.
  12. All manuscripts will be reviewed anonymously by the appointed expert editor (reviewer) based on his/her expertise. Article authors will be given the opportunity to improve their manuscript based on the recommendation from the reviewer or editor.
  13. The article will be reviewed and edited without changing any substantial contents.
  14. The submitted article should be not published elsewhere nor under review for possible publication in other publication platforms

No processing fee entitled for the submitted article and the publication of the article. 

Please read carefully and make an adaptation to the below format and style accordingly:

Stylesheet and reference

The template of Martabat: Jurnal Perempuan dan Anak in word document format is available for download. Please do not change the cover and follow the style accordingly.

As for reference, the journal uses footnote for reference, please follow author guidelines for reference and bibliographical information style which is available here. When a source is cited for the first time, full information is provided: full name(s) of author(s), title of the source in italic, place of publication, publishing company, date of publication, and the precise page that is cited. For the following citations of the same source, list the author’s last name, two or three words of the title, and the specific page number(s). The word ibid. may be used, but op.cit., and loc.cit. are not.

Citation software: the author is highly recommended to use Mendeley citation manager for data manager; please apply Turabian style full-note for reference information

Examples of footnote style:
        1 Reşit Haylamaz, Aisha: the Wife, the Companion, the Scholar (New Jersey: Tughra Books, 2014), 25.
        2 Ibid., 20.
        3 Haylamaz, Aisha, 50.
        4 Moch Nur Ichwan, “Differing Responses to an Ahmadi Translation and Exegesis: the Holy Qur’ân in Egypt and Indonesia”, Archipel, vol. 62, no. 1 (2001), 143–61.
        5 Carlos Ulibarri, “Rational Philanthropy and Cultural Capital”, Journal of Cultural Economics, vol. 24, no. 2 (2000), 5.
        6 Wildan Pramudya, “Antropologi Zakat: System of Giving dalam Islam”, Wildan Pramudya (30 Aug 2010),, accessed 26 May 2014.
        7 Mark Edelman and Sandra Charvat Burke, Creating Philanthropy Initiatives to Enhance Community Vitality, Staff General Research Report, no. 12951 (Iowa State University, Department of Economics, 2008), 4,, accessed 23 Jun 2015.
        8 J. Iqbal, “Democracy and the Modern Islamic State”, in Voices of Resurgent Islam, ed. by John L. Esposito (Oxford University Press, 1983).
        9 Nadirsyah Hosen, “Shari’a & Constitutional Reform in Indonesia”, Master Thesis (Singapore: National University of Singapore, 2005).
        10 Kevin William Fogg, “The Fate of Muslim Nationalism in Independent Indonesia”, PhD. Dissertation (Yale University, 2012),, accessed 16 Feb 2016.

Example of Bibliography:

 [research report]

Edelman, Mark and Sandra Charvat Burke, Creating Philanthropy Initiatives to Enhance Community Vitality, Staff General Research Report, no. 12951, Iowa State University, Department of Economics, 2008,, accessed 23 Jun 2015.

[thesis and dissertation]

Fogg, Kevin William, “The Fate of Muslim Nationalism in Independent Indonesia”, PhD. Dissertation, Yale University, 2012,, accessed 16 Feb 2016.

Hosen, Nadirsyah, “Shari’a & Constitutional Reform in Indonesia”, Master Thesis, Singapore: National University of Singapore, 2005.

Haylamaz, Reşit, Aisha: The Wife, The Companion, The Scholar, New Jersey: Tughra Books, 2014.

Az-Zuhaili, Wahbah, al-Fiqh al-Islāmī wa Adillatuhu, vol. II, 2nd edition, Beirut: Dār al-Fikr, 1985.

[edited book]
Iqbal, J., “Democracy and the Modern Islamic State”, in Voices of Resurgent Islam, ed. by John L. Esposito, Oxford University Press, 1983.

Nur Ichwan, Moch, “Differing Responses to an Ahmadi Translation and Exegesis: The Holy Qur’ân in Egypt and Indonesia”, Archipel, vol. 62, no. 1, 2001, 143–61 [].

Ulibarri, Carlos, “Rational Philanthropy and Cultural Capital”, Journal of Cultural Economics, vol. 24, no. 2, 2000, pp. 135–46 [<]>.

[website and other online sources]

Pramudya, Wildan, “Antropologi Zakat: System of Giving dalam Islam”, Wildan Pramudya, 30 Aug 2010,, accessed 26 May 2014.

Sone, Nyein Pyae, “At Rangoon Mosque, Buddhist Monks Accept Alms and Discuss Tolerance”, The Irrawaddy, 4 Jul 2013,, accessed 4 Jul 2013.

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