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I’m unsure that the message about SGBV has sunken in until I meet with four women in the class who are part of the photographic narrative project to understand the learners’ perspective. During the training, I handed out 5 cameras that I brought ...
 
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Training does not end when the facilitator packs up the flipchart, projector, and returns the chairs to order. The goals of NGO training that intends to empower, regardless of content, has similar aims. Change is key. Behavior change, of course. Also...
 
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In 2014, I came to Dadaab and moved between the camps with caution. If I did not travel with the convoy out of the compound, than I traveled with independent police escort. This year, the security situation is more tenuous and none of us, not myself ...
 
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Part of my work in Dadaab includes collecting data about youth led non- formal education. I approach my research from two sometimes contradictory perspectives, ethnographic and participatory action research (PAR). As a PhD student, I am interested in...
 
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Common themes in adult education classrooms include: Collaboratively developing ground rules A staple of adult education classrooms, the Sexual and Gender Based Violence training which I have been recording, observing, and at times assisti...
 
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