Guidelines to Authors for Manuscript  

Global Diversity & Inclusion Journal is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal that aims to focus on Diversity and best practices, Policy & Practices, Health, Business, Education, Criminal Justice, Leadership, and Management. The global Diversity & inclusion journal manuscript should be prepared using the following outlined guidelines.

Manuscript Language:

Write your manuscripts in English following any format of British or American throughout the manuscript.

Manuscript Preparation:

Manuscript should be submitted only as Word Docs. Please do not submit a PDF file. A word template, including our Journal paragraph styles, and all preferred manuscript ordering, is available here.

Manuscript guidelines:

  • MS Word (Office 2003 or later).

  • Spacing: Double.

  • Margins: 2.5 cm (all four sides).

  • Font style: Times New Roman.

  • Font size: 10 for standard text; 10 (bold) for headings and 12 (bold) for the title of the manuscript


  • Title

  • Abstract (not more than 250 words)

  • Keywords (Max. 5)

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods

  • Results

  • Discussions

  • Conclusions

  • References

Word Limit:

The manuscript’s word count should be between 3500 words to 5000, including figures, tables, and references.


References should be in APA style. Further instruction can be obtained from;

  1. The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): 

  2. Citation Machine: 

  3. APA Style FAQ:

The OWL (Purdue Online Writing Lab) is an excellent resource for the APA format guidelines, and Citation Machine is a great reference generator to create proper APA references examples. At the same time, the American Psychological Association website help authors in understanding APA style.

References should be listed in the following APA Style. 

  1. Journal: Portney, K. E., Berry, J. M., Farrington, K., & Bond, K. (2009). Urban nonprofits, city governance, and sustainability in American cities. In APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper.

  2. Book: Nwoye, D. (2019). Cultivating a belief system for Peace, Equity and Social Justice for All. iUniverse.

  3. Book Chapter: Ostrom, E. (2008). The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies. By Scott E. Page. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. 448p. 19.95 paper. Perspectives on Politics, 6(4), 828-829.

  4. Conference Proceedings: Khatoon, S., & Soomro, M. W. S. R. H. (2017). Analyzing Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Healthcare Professionals Regarding Healthcare Waste Management in Public and Private Hospitals of Karachi. In Patron of the Conference First National Research Conference on Management, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship (p. 132). 

  5. Meeting Abstract: Wang, L., & Cardie, C. (2013, August). Domain-independent abstract generation for focused meeting summarization. In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers) (pp. 1395-1405).

  6. Website: Eric A. Hanushek. (2016). What Matters for Student Achievement? Updating Coleman on the influence of families and schools. Available at:

  7. Thesis: Angeli, E. L. (2012). Networks of communication in emergency medical services (Publication No. 3544643) [Doctoral dissertation, Purdue University]. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.

Plagiarism Policy

The manuscript submitted to Global Diversity & Inclusion Journal is understood to be original, unpublished, and not considered elsewhere.

All the authors are required to submit a statement that the manuscript submitted is original and has not been accepted or is currently being considered for publication elsewhere. The editor and his associates will check the manuscript submitted to the journal using anti-plagiarism software (Turnitin). Plagiarism should be less than 19% is acceptable.


  • Full author names (with no titles or qualifications)

  • Institutional addresses (Department, Institute, City, Country)

  • Email address of the corresponding author.

  • Authors and affiliations must be linked using superscript numerals.

  • Indicate the corresponding author.

Manuscript Submission:

Global Diversity & Inclusion Journal only accepts online manuscript submission. GDIJ is an open-access journal; there is currently no cost of the publication involved in manuscript submission or publication. Undertaking/Authorship Statement is compulsory to submit the manuscript; otherwise, your manuscript will not be accepted.


Undertaking/Authorship Statement is available here.

Submit your abstract here.