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About Iman Hashim

Iman Hashim is a researcher who has worked on children's independent migration from rural north-eastern Ghana to rural and urban central Ghana. Her work focussed on the working lives of children in a farming community in north-eastern Ghana, as well as on community attitudes toward education and children's experiences of it. She has also worked for national and international non-governmental organisations, and is currently working for a UK charity that supports young people with drug and alcohol issues.

Articles by Iman Hashim

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Rosemary Bechler

Rosemary Bechler is the mainsite editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Pathologising young people’s movement

The independent movement of children is inevitably rendered as ‘trafficking’ due to core assumptions regarding what constitutes a proper childhood. Any deviation from these norms is held suspect.

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