FEATURE18 March 2021

Overcoming barriers: WhatsApp research with women in Nigeria

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Covid-19 Features Impact Middle East and Africa Mobile Technology

Basis used WhatsApp to access hard-to-reach communities and explore Nigerian women’s experiences of the pandemic. By Charlotte Smith.

Covid-19 has impacted research in many ways, not least face-to-face qualitative studies. Basis was conducting digital research in many parts of the world before March 2020, but less so in developing markets. The challenges are different: connectivity, the affluence ...