Improving policy on children's mobility and access through development of a participatory child-centred field methodology/toolkit.

Abstract

The aim of this short one-year project was to contribute towards improved understanding and resolution of child mobility and access problems (which have far-reaching implications for education, health, gender equity and livelihoods) and to directly impact on policy formulation. The principal objective was to develop a participatory child-centred field methodology/tool kit specifically focused on investigating children's transport/mobility/access issues. This was to be tested in sample locations in three countries (Ghana, India, South Africa) and the results disseminated to policy-makers and practitioners. This final report outlines the project's background and objectives, methodology, findings, dissemination of results and the appendices which include the methodology/toolkit (which covers the methodological detail of the research), and a highlights summary.

Citation

Porter, G. Improving policy on children’s mobility and access through development of a participatory child-centred field methodology/toolkit. (2005) 13 pp.

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