Bibliometric Studies Perspective on Child Protection Policy


For this inquiry, papers from international journals that are indexed by SCOPUS are accessed using the VosViewer 1.6.17 software. Nonetheless, 533 articles from the years 1975 to 2021 were picked with the keywords ”CHILD PROTECTION, CHID ABUSE, AND CHILD POLICY.” Scholarly interest in this subject increased significantly between the years 2017 and 2021; the highest year was 2018 when 50 publications on the subject of child protection were published. In general, the findings of bibliometric study on ”CHILD PROTECTION, CHILD ABUSE, AND CHILD POLICY,” especially forms of violence and the causes of violence against children, are currently being researched in the field of psychology. Child safety and public policy are still hotly debated subjects. So far, there are just 18 articles.

Keywords: child protection, child abuse, child policy, bibliometrics

[1] Tomlinson M, Jordans M, MacMillan H, Betancourt T, Hunt X, Mikton C. Research priority setting for integrated early child development and violence prevention (ECD+) in low and middle income countries: An expert opinion exercise. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Oct 1;72:131–139.

[2] Noviana I. Kekerasan Seksual Terhadap Anak: Dampak Dan Penanganannya. Sosio Inf. 2015;1(1):13–28.

[3] Coogan PF, Wise LA, O’Connor GT, Brown TA, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L. Abuse during childhood and adolescence and risk of adult-onset asthma in African American women. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Apr 1;131(4):1058–1063.

[4] Dewi MS, Subardhini MS, Sundayani Y. KECEMASAN ANAK KORBAN TINDAK KEKERASAN SEKSUAL DI YAYASAN RUMAH AMAN SUMUR KABUPATEN NGANJUK. Peksos J Ilm Pekerj Sos [Internet]. 2019 Dec 31 [cited 2021 Jul 7];18(2). Available from:

[5] Huripah E, Tinggi S, Sosial Bandung K. PEMENUHAN HAK RASA AMAN BAGI ANAK SEBAGAI IMPLEMENTASI HAK ANAK. Pekerj Sos [Internet]. 2015 Nov 2 [cited 2021 Nov 24];13(1). Available from:

[6] Khoiriah S, Prihantika I, Fatmawati N. Penguatan Kebijakan Pemerintah Desa dalam Memberikan Perlindungan terhadap Anak. Bandar Lampung; 2019.

[7] Lee D. Bibliometric analysis of Korean Journals in Arts and Kinesiology - from the perspective of authorship. J Inf Sci Theory Pract. 2020 Sep 1;8(3):15–29.

[8] Mifrah S, Benlahmer EH, Mifrah Y, Ezeouati M. Toward a semantic graph of scientific publications: A bibliometric study. Int J Adv Trends Comput Sci Eng. 2020 Jun 25;9(3):3323–3330.

[9] Putera PB, Gustina A. Discourse on digital government and regulation: A bibliometric analysis. Libr Philos Pract. 2021;5279.

[10] Carr A, Duff H, Craddock F. A systematic review of reviews of the outcome of noninstitutional child maltreatment. Trauma, Violence, Abus. 2020 Oct 1;21(4):828– 843.