Ethical research and children
UNICEF recognizes the critical importance of children’s voice in evidence generation and is developing tools to support and advocate for ethical evidence generation involving children.
Innocenti Project(s) 2016-2021:
Gender-responsive and age-sensitive social protectionPROJECTS ARCHIVE
UNICEF e-learning course on ethics in evidence generation (Registration required)
Manuals, tools and guidelines
Ethical Research Involving Children (UNICEF)
Ethical Principles, Dilemmas and Risks in Collecting Data on Violence Against Children (CP MERG)
Ethical Approaches to Gathering Information from Children and Adolescents in International Settings (Population Council)
Research Ethics Method Guide for Young Lives
The Ethics of Social Research with Children and Families (Young Lives, Oxford)
WHO ethical and safety recommendations for researching, documenting and monitoring sexual violence in emergencies
Infants’, Children’s and Young People’s Child Health Research Charter (RCPCH)
Children and Clinical Research: Nuffield Council on Bioethics.