Bibliography – “Ghana child slavery: When seeking context overlooks harm”

I wrote an oped for Aljazeera about the current conversation around CNN’s documentary about child slavery around Lake Volta in Ghana, and the larger issue of challenging negative depictions of Africa and Africans.

Read the oped here:

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/ghana-child-slavery-seeking-context-overlooks-harm-190329101911983.html

 

 

For those looking to do further reading on this issue, Find some more sources here:

 

Emma Seyram Hamenoo, Emmanuel Aprakru Dwomoh, and Mavis Dako-Gyeke, “Child labour in Ghana: Implications for Children’s Education and Health.”, July 2018
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326545928_Child_labour_in_Ghana_Implications_for_children’s_education_and_health

Sharon LaFraniere, Africa’s World of Forced Labor, in a 6-Year-Old’s Eyes, 2006
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/29/world/africa/29ghana.html

Agbenya, Lilian, “Child Labour Trafficking in the Lake Volta Fishery of Ghana: A Case Study of Ogetse in the Krachi west district of the Volta region”, 2009
https://munin.uit.no/handle/10037/1866

Report of the FAO Workshop on Child Labour in Fisheries and Aquaculture in Cooperation with ILO” Rome, 14–16 April 2010. http://www.fao.org/3/i1813e/i1813e00.pdf

Victoria Nyarkoah Sam, “Child Labor in Ghana: A Multidimensional Analysis” 2016
https://macau.uni-kiel.de/servlets/MCRFileNodeServlet/dissertation_derivate_00006875/CHILD_LABOUR_IN_GHANA.pdf

Samuel Okyere, ‘Shock and Awe’: A critique of the Ghana-centric child trafficking discourse” 2017
http://www.antitraffickingreview.org/index.php/atrjournal/article/view/266/250

Dela Afenyadu, “Child Labour in Fisheries and Aquaculture, a Ghanaian Perspective. The FAO workshop on child labour in fisheries and aquaculture in cooperation with ILO‐ FAO” 2010

 

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