Africa

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Africa. Browse resources by region, country, or category. Resources related particularly to North Africa can also be found on the Middle East and North Africa page.

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Parenting in Africa Network23 Oct 2017

The 4th Regional Parenting Conference is taking place from the 23rd to the 28th October, 2017 Mangochi, Malawi.

The Impact Initiative 23 Oct 2017
Location: 
Addis Ababa

This three-day international conference aims to engage policy makers, practitioners and researchers in identifying solutions for fighting child poverty and inequality in Africa, and inspiring action towards change. The conference offers a platform for bridging divides across sectors, disciplines and policy, practice and research.

Kazeem Ugbodaga - PM News18 Sep 2017

Lagos government has announced its concerns about institutionalization and the state's consideration of a review of adoption processes to address current practice gaps. 

MEASURE Evaluation and USAID15 Sep 2017

This infographic provides a historical timeline of the alternative care reform process in Ghana, marking key achievements in the establishment of policies, guidelines, procedures, and programs to improve the quality of care and protection for children without adequate family care.

MEASURE Evaluation and USAID 15 Sep 2017

This infographic provides a historical timeline of the alternative care reform process in Uganda, marking key achievements in the establishment of policies, guidelines, procedures, and programs to improve the quality of care and protection for children without adequate family care. 

Taruvinga Muzingili & Patience Gunha - African Journal of Social Work11 Sep 2017

This study observed the challenges experienced by children living in SOS Children's Village Bindura, Zimbabwe during a Community Holiday Visit Programme. 

The New Times8 Sep 2017

Rwanda's National Commission for Children (NCC) is implementing the Integrated Child Rights Policy (ICRP), which will continue support for more coordinated and comprehensive services for children, including the national Child Care Reform program and addressing issues pertaining to children living and working on the street. 

REPSSI4 Sep 2017
Location: 
Arusha, Tanzania

The theme of the next PSS forum, which will take place in Arusha, Tanzania from 4-6 September, 2017, is “Equity, Equality for all Girls, Boys and Youth”

Jessica Sabano - Daily Monitor1 Sep 2017

An inspection of children's homes in the Mukono Municipality of Uganda revealed that most were not meeting minimum standards; in response, municipality leaders have suspended the registration of new children's homes and orphanages in the area. 

Morgan Morris - IOL News30 Aug 2017

A Kinship Care Grant has been proposed in South Africa due to a strained child protection system in the country. 

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