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What do you think about young people’s empowerment, migration and sustainable livelihoods?

We want to hear from you about some of the important issues impacting on young migrants’ livelihoods.

We will post new questions every month and invite you to comment, or why not suggest a new question for us to ask young people?

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What do you think about young people’s empowerment, migration and sustainable livelihoods?
We want to hear from you about some of the important issues impacting on young migrants’ livelihoods.
We will post new questions every month and invite you to comment, or why not suggest a new question for us to ask young people?

Get involved

Have your say

What do you think about young people’s empowerment, migration and sustainable livelihoods?
We want to hear from you about some of the important issues impacting on young migrants’ livelihoods.
We will post new questions every month and invite you to comment, or why not suggest a new question for us to ask young people?

Get involved

Have your say

What do you think about young people’s empowerment, migration and sustainable livelihoods?
We want to hear from you about some of the important issues impacting on young migrants’ livelihoods.
We will post new questions every month and invite you to comment, or why not suggest a new question for us to ask young people?

Get involved

Research with Young Migrants in Ghana

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Our Vision

EMPOWERMENT

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To support young people’s meaningful empowerment. Our project explores the complex idea of empowerment and what it means to young people. The project aims to identify the opportunities and challenges of empowerment for young Ghanaian migrants.

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PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS

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To support sustainable livelihoods in line with the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Our work examines young migrants’ livelihoods and how these shape their migration decisions and stories and opportunities for positive futures.

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CONNECTING YOUNG PEOPLE

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Bringing together young Ghanaians living in the UK and Ghana to share perspectives and experiences on their livelihoods, migration and possibilities for empowerment. Get involved and connect with other young people.
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IMPACTING POLICY

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Informing the developing of innovative policies that are directly underpinned by the perspectives and experiences of young people. Our work aims to maximise opportunities for young Ghanaians to have direct impact on the policies that affect them and their future livelihoods.

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Share perspectives and experiences with other young people in Ghana

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Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods

The project

Our project aims to generate new knowledge about the livelihoods of young migrants in Ghana. In Ghana, one fifth of the population are ahead between 15-24 years, many of whom are migrants who face a number of social and economic challenges.

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The team

Our project team includes researchers and young people from the UK and Ghana sharing a common commitment to the rights and wellbeing of children and young people.

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The activities

Our project activities aim to involve young people in all aspects of the study. We are capturing a range of perspectives and ideas from young people in Ghana and the UK and other key stakeholders supporting young migrants.

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Latest News

Engaging with the Public on Young Migrants’ Livelihoods in Ghana

During our public online seminar, held on 15th of September 2022, we discussed key findings of our research on young...

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Research activities

Public Dissemination Seminar in Accra on August 25

On August 25, 2022, we hosted a public dissemination seminar in Accra, Ghana, sharing emerging findings from our research project.

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Public Seminar on Young Migrants’ Livelihoods

Join us for the public online seminar on Young Migrants' Livelihoods, taking place on Thursday, Sept 15, 3.30-5pm BST.

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Participatory Workshop on Ethics and Methods of Research with Young People in the Global South

Participants from several UK universities came together in Cambridge to discuss, share and reflect on ethical moments and deliberations.

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Visiting our Research Team in Accra

This month, in early to mid June, our researchers from the UK have visited our research team based in Accra,...

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Our Participation in the Migration Matters Festival

We will be hosting an exhibition on Young Migrants' Lives in Ghana as part of the Migration Matters Festival taking...

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Announcement – Participatory Workshop

We are excited to announce the date and location for our Participatory Workshop - come join us on July 6,...

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Our Forum – discussing questions with a focus on young migrants in Ghana

We are happy that we are live on Instagram and Twitter since a couple of months. If you do not...

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Conversations with Young People in Accra

We are very excited that a UK team member had the possibility to travel to Accra, Ghana, and engage in...

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