Informed consent in child research
This article describes and discusses the ethical aspects concerning children's informed consent when they engage in scientific research. It describes the historical background of the laws and regulations that are applicable in Norway and the conditions that must be met to achieve the participants' free and informed consent. Furthermore, it explains who should be informed and give consent and gives practical advice to social scientists who research with children. The authors argue that children’s informed consent will enrich and provide more valid results in scientific research.
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