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Action research with street-based sex workers

By Marta Graça Some years ago, during my trainee as a social worker, I worked in harm reduction with sex workers and people who inject drugs. I became sensitive to the lack of participation of sex workers in the design, implementation and evaluation of social and health services, in the academic research, and/or in the sociopolitical debate […]

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Research translation through participatory research: The case of two community-based projects in low-income African settings

blogpost written by Deborah Isobell Imagine the amount of funding that research projects receive every year. Not just nationally, but globally. Now take a moment to think about the knowledge generated from that research. Is it being used to its full potential to change peoples’ lived experiences? In instances where the application of research-derived knowledge […]

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Lights, Camera…Action Research

It is dress rehearsal. Along with 20 Filipino domestic workers, a handful of Filipino American cast members, director, lights person, media and prop staff, I walk into the theater at Hunter College. Our light technician turns on the lights on the stage to see if they work and we take in a few seconds to […]

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