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Research interests

Drawing upon an interdisciplinary background, Afua's research focuses on children’s rights and social and cultural norms; parent-child relations and the implications for children’s wellbeing and rights; the impact of historical developments and more recent social changes on constructions of childhood and child rearing practices; and children’s participatory rights with a focus on trying to move beyond voice. Much of this research has concentrated on Ghana and Nigeria and has received external funding from a number of sources. Specifically, out of the 10 research and networking projects she has managed as Principal Investigator, eight have been funded by external bodies.

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • SPS Children and Families Research Centre
  • constructions of childhood
  • children's rights
  • childrearing practices
  • parent-child relationships
  • gender socialization
  • Ghana
  • Nigeria
  • West Africa
  • Families and Parenting
  • parent-child relationships
  • child rearing practices
  • intergenerational relations
  • Ghana
  • Nigeria


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