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Poor Mothers and Begging: How Impoverished Ethiopian Women Support their Children in the Absence of a Strong State Welfare System

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posted on 04.03.2021, 00:32 by Ashenafi Hagos BaynesagnAshenafi Hagos Baynesagn, Etsegenet Hailu Tolla
In this study, we used descriptive qualitative research in order to understand the straggle mother beggars made to provide the necessary support to their children in the absence of social welfare for poor children and their families. Hence, qualitative data were collected from mother utilizing face-to-face interview.

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Declaration of conflicts of interest

No

Corresponding author email

ashenafi.hogos@aau.edu.et

Lead author country

Ethiopia

Lead author job role

Higher Education Lecturer

Lead author institution

Addis Ababa University

Human Participants

Yes

Ethics statement

We informed the research participants about the purpose and contribution of the research. This helped them to decide either to take part or not. Respondents also had a right to withdraw from the research process and not to respond to the questions if they were not comfortable enough. The data collected from respondents was confidential to researchers since it is looked the lead researcher’s office drawer. Throughout the research report pseudonyms are used to hide the identity of the respondents. The School of Social Work provided ethical clearance on behalf of Addis Ababa University. The participants were compensated for their time since it was their begging time.

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