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Children's participation in the context of forced migration (PLA 42)
Carrying out participatory research in refugee camps is extremely difficult for a huge range of reasons, but involving children can be particularly problematical. This paper outlines the reasons for this, but also highlights why it is so important to involve people in the decision making process.
This article was published in PLA 42: Children's Participation – Evaluating Effectiveness (October 2001). Participatory Learning and Action (PLA, formerly PLA Notes) is the world's leading series on participatory learning and action approaches and methods. PLA publishes articles on participation aimed at practitioners, researchers, academics, students and activists. All articles are peer-reviewed by an international editorial board.
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