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"I started working because I was hungry": The consequences of food insecurity for children's well-being in rural Ethiopia

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Food insecurity, the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of safe, nutritious food, is a persistent problem in rural Ethiopia. However, little qualitative research has explored how food insecurity affects children over time, from their point of view. What are the effects of economic 'shocks' such as illness, death, loss of livestock, drought and inflation on availability of food, and children's well-being? To what extent do social protection schemes (in this case, t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.04.004

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Oxford, SSD, International Development
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Oxford, SSD, Anthropology
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
182
Pages:
1-9
Publication date:
2017-04-06
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
Pubs id:
pubs:690001
URN:
uri:6d060ee8-39d9-4a56-8c49-dab292cb2e7e
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uuid:6d060ee8-39d9-4a56-8c49-dab292cb2e7e
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pubs:690001

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