Researching the relational networks of street-connected children in Tanzania

"'Responsibility, work and transition on the street. A grounded theory study of street-involved children and young people in Northern Tanzania"

Gemma Pearson investigated the social and relational aspects of the lives of street-connected children in northern Tanzania for her PhD at Royal Holloway University.

Working in partnership with StreetInvest, her research explored concepts of intergenerational contracts, reciprocity and responsibility, child rights, children's agency and destructive agency.

Gemma also blogs about her research, which you can read here.