The aim of this networking community is to bring together researchers and practitioners to foster a better understanding of work and family from the lens of African scholarship and studies of African policies, employers, communities, families and individuals.
- To promote work-family research and practice in and from Africa
- To raise African voices in the global work-family dialogue
- To influence work-family policy and education
- To serve as a resource to develop the next generation of researchers and educators in Africa
Forthcoming. Stay tuned!
ABREFA BUSIA, K., ARTHUR-HOLMES, F., & CHAN, A. H. N. (2022). COVID-19’s silver linings: exploring the impacts of work–family enrichment for married working mothers during and after the COVID-19 partial lockdown in Ghana. Journal of Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2022.2103018
YAKOVLEVA, N., VAZQUEZ-BRUST, D.A, ARTHUR-HOLMES, F. & ABREFA BUSIA, K. (2022). Gender equality in artisanal and small-scale mining in Ghana: Assessing progress towards SDG 5 using salience and institutional analysis and design. Environmental Science & Policy, 136: 92-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2022.06.003
ARTHUR-HOLMES, F. & ABREFA BUSIA, K. (2022). Safety concerns and occupational health hazards of women in artisanal and small-scale mining in Ghana. The Extractive Industry & Society, 10, . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2022.101079
ARTHUR-HOLMES, F. & ABREFA BUSIA, K. (2022). Women, North-South migration and artisanal and small-scale mining in Ghana: motivations, drivers and socioeconomic implications. The Extractive Industry & Society, 10, . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2022.101076
OBORO-OFFERIE, R. A. & ABREFA BUSIA, K. (2022). Spatial Geographies, Socio-Demographic Factors and Social Trust in Women’s Organisations in Africa. Women’s Studies International Forum, 92, . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2022.102593
Jaga, A. & Guetterman, T. (2021). The value of mixed methods work-family research for humanresource management: A review and agenda. International Journal of Human Resource Management, Early online version https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2021.1964092
Gudeta, K. H., van Engen, M., Peters, P., Woldesenbet, K., Kroon, B., & Hailemariam, A. T. (2021). Longing to grow my business: The work-life interface of women entrepreneurs in Ethiopia. Palgrave Macmillan.
Mokomane, Z. (2021). Balancing care and work roles among women working in the informal sector in South Africa. International Journal of Care and Caring, 5(1), 129-147, https://doi.org/10.1332/239788220X15984634358661
Mokomane, Z. (2021). Are South Africa’s childcare policies serving women’s economic participation? In A. Bosch (Ed), Women’s’ Report: Childcare as an enabler of women’s economic participation. https://womensreport.africa/wr2021/
Jaga, A. (2020). Something new from the South: Community, work, and family in South Africa. Community, Work and Family, 27(5), 506-515 https://doi.org/10.1080/13668803.2020.1800591
Gudeta, K., van Engen, M., Peters, P., Van Veldhoven, M., & Moors, G. (2020). Hired domestic help: Critical factor in women entrepreneurs’ life and business satisfaction in sub-Saharan countries. In M.-T. Lepeley, K. Kuschel, N. Beutell, N. Pouw, & E. L. Eijdenberg (Eds.), The wellbeing of women in entrepreneurship: A global perspective (pp. 391–402). Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.
Mabaso, B., Jaga, A., & Doherty, T. (2020). Experiences of workplace breastfeeding in a provincial government setting: a qualitative exploratory study among managers and mothers in South Africa. International Breastfeeding Journal https://doi.org/10.1186/s13006-020-00342-4
Stumbitz, B. & Jaga, A. (2020). A Southern encounter: Maternal body work practices among low-income mothers in South Africa. Gender, Work & Organization, 27(6), 927-1510, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12527
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