What is it?
A short script used by our Ethiopia team to secure the full and informed consent of young study participants. Two versions of the script are included — one for ages 18–19 and one for ages 15–17.
How did we use it?
Before asking any research questions, our team made sure young participants had agreed to collaborate with us. We used informed consent to ensure youth knew (1) the purpose of our study, (2) topics we’d discuss, (3) how we’d ensure their confidentiality, (4) that their participation was completely voluntary, and (5) who they can contact for more information. A guide to conducting design research with fathers and fathers-in-law of adolescent girls, including one-on-one and group conversations.
Consider using it to:
Adapt for your own research purposes — to gain informed consent of adolescents you are working with during research for design.