Dr. Ernestina Dankyi

Dr. Ernestina Dankyi
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Dr. Dankyi holds a Ph.D in Migration Studies and a Master of Philosophy degree in Sociology both from the University of Ghana. Her broad research interests include age-related vulnerabilities with particular interest in children and the aged, caregiving arrangements and intergenerational relationships among Ghanaians home and abroad. Dr. Dankyi is currently working on forgiveness in intergenerational relationships in Ghana and Ghanaians abroad and its implication for intergenerational care. She teaches child rights and protection, family, community and social transformation and qualitative research methods.



Dankyi, E., Mazzucato V. & Manuh T. (2015). Reciprocity in global social protection: providing care for migrants’ children, Oxford Development Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13600818.2015.1124078

Dankyi, E.  (2012). Growing up in a transnational household: A study of children of International migrants in Accra, Ghana. Ghana Studies (14), 133-161.

Awumbila, M., Alhassan, O., Badasu, D., Antwi Boasiako T. & Dankyi, E. (2011). Socio-cultural dimensions of migration in Ghana. Technical paper No.3. Accra: Woeli Publishing Services.