Ethical Research Involving Children

Children participating in research.

Mwaipopo, R. (2006). Children participating in research. Dar es Salaam: Research on Poverty Alleviation.

Extract from Abstract (p.1): “Research with children is important to reach out to a section of society disadvantaged by age in terms of their representation in societal issues. The traditional method of conducting research with children is to use adult researchers who adapt their mode of communication to suit the children as much as possible. The innovative way is to train young people to conduct the research, involving children in the research process as collaborators, not merely using them in data collection by assigning them roles as passive subjects of research”.

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