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Nana Apenem Dagadu has taken her two young children to Senegal, Uganda and Ghana — all locations for her fieldwork as a reproductive- and sexual-health researcher. Her son, aged six, and her daughter, three, have often joined her in the field, partly owing to necessity, and partly because Dagadu enjoys travelling with her kids. She also wants them to explore different parts of the world, including her and her husband’s home country, Ghana.