Foxcroft, C.D. (2017). Ethical issues in conducting child development research in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Abubakar A., & van de Vijver F. (Eds.). Handbook of Applied Developmental Science in Sub-Saharan Africa. Springer: New York, NY. Print ISBN: 978-1-4939-7326-2; e-ISBN: 978-1-4939-7328-6. Abstract: While
Unpacking the ethics of access and safety of participants and researchers of child sexual abuse in Ghana.
Markwei, U., & Tetteh, P. M. (2021). Unpacking the ethics of access and safety of participants and researchers of child sexual abuse in Ghana. Children's Geographies, 19(4), pp. 379-389. Abstract: Despite the generous legislative environments that protects children from sexual abuse,
Research ethics committee conditions: Ethical challenges of researching with poor communities in Malawi. By Elsbeth Robson
As an international academic team we have been engaged with researching African household and young people’s livelihood trajectories in a Malawian village since 2007. Intermittently over more than a decade we have conducted surveys, interviews and participatory research with many
Molestone, R., Wiebesiek, L., Treffry-Goatley, A., & Mandrona, A. (Eds.). (2021). Ethical Practice in Participatory Visual Research with Girls. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-80073-033-5 eISBN 978-1-80073-034-2 Book Description: Girls and young women, particularly those from rural and indigenous communities around the
Jefferis, T., & Haffejee, S. (2021). Reflecting critically on ethics in research with Black South African girls. In R. Molestone, L. Wiebesiek, A. Treffry-Goatley, & A. Mandrona (Eds.), Ethical Practice in Participatory Visual Research with Girls. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN:
Immediacy of fieldwork in participatory research with children in precarious contexts. By Tatek Abebe
Conducting participatory fieldwork with children can result in a researcher becoming involved in their lives more broadly, blurring the lines around the researcher role. This may be particularly the case when working with children in precarious situations, such as AIDS-affected
The Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary in Sierra Leone is a community-based conservation and eco-tourism initiative managed by the environmental NGO, the Environmental Foundation for Africa (EFA). I conducted my Master’s research in the Tiwai communities in 2008-2009 in collaboration with
This case study draws on fieldwork encounters when undertaking research on childhood in precarious contexts in Ethiopia. This research involved children who are found on the margins of society and political economy including AIDS-affected children, parentless children, child beggars, child
Payments to young researchers in Malawi. By Elsbeth Robson, Alister Munthali, Gina Porter & Kate Hampshire
During a research project on children’s transport and mobility in sub-Saharan Africa young people, (mostly under 18 years old) were invited from secondary schools in Malawi, Ghana and South Africa, to train as young researchers to collect data from their
Navigating ‘ethics in practice’: An ethnographic case study with young women living with HIV in Zambia.
Mackworth-Young, C. R. S., Schneiders, M. L., Wringe, A., Simwinga, M., & Bond, V. (2019). Navigating ‘ethics in practice’: An ethnographic case study with young women living with HIV in Zambia. Global Public Health, 14(12), pp.1689-1702. This article reflects on the