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Trade-offs between work, school and play in Tanzania
Sophie’s latest blog post touches on important demographic, economic and development issues prevalent in most low-income countries today, and how modernization is impacting the role of children in two villages in north-western Tanzania. Look out for the very informative infographic … Continue reading
The UK’s breastfeeding problem: a societal issue with an environmental solution?
Laura discusses one aspect of her PhD research in this blog-post on breast-feeding in the UK. She focuses on the importance of studying women’s environmental quality as a predictor for initiating and maintaining breast-feeding, as well as the ‘subtler barriers’ … Continue reading
Modern contraception: When will we leave the idea of a “normal” woman behind?
Our current MSc student, Rose Stevens, blogged for the female health app ‘Clue’. She writes about the natural variation in female reproductive biology and emphasizes the importance of ‘appreciating and recording’ this diversity.
The role of community outreach workers in improving the sexual health of hard to reach populations
Read Laura Brown’s blog about community outreach workers in the UK. She discusses the unmet need for sexual health services in England, especially among some high risk groups and young people, and the vital role played by outreach workers and community based … Continue reading
Making Sense of Childhood Work and Education
Sophie’s blog post on ‘Making sense of childhood work and education‘ was shortlisted for the ESRC’s Writing Competition!