South Africa

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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. 

Robyn Wolfson Vorster - Daily Maverick 23 Aug 2017

In efforts to prioritise family preservation, family reunification and foster care in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), adoption has become a slow process in the South African province, with only eight adoptions finalised in the first eleven months of 2016. New changes may mean more inter-country adoptions, while many domestic adoptions remain blocked or opposed by the KZN Head of Department for Social Development. 

Mmathebe Mampane & Eleanor Ross - Southern African Journal of Social Work & Development 1 Aug 2017

This qualitative study explored the emotional experiences of 15 adolescents placed in foster care in South Africa. 

Kholofelo Charlotte Motha - Children & Society28 Jul 2017

This paper is based on the findings from a qualitative study with orphaned children in South Africa, their teachers and caregivers, which investigated the capacity of extended families affected by poverty and HIV/AIDS to care for and support orphaned children. 

Paida Gomo, Tanusha Raniga, and Siphiwe Motloung - Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk20 Jul 2017

This study explored the resilience of children living with HIV from the perspective of foster parents residing in a community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. 

Unathi Ngconjana, Alice Stella Kwizera, Ikechukwu Umejesi - Gender and Behaviour1 Jul 2017

This study assesses the impact of of official government intervention programmes in managing child vulnerability and Child Headed Households (CHHs) in South Africa. 

Franziska Meinck, Lucie Cluver & Sinovuyo Teen Team - Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford21 Jun 2017

This presentation describes the process, key findings, and recommendations from the Sinovuyo Teen Study, a project of the World Health Organisation's Parenting for Lifelong Health.

Catholic Relief Services20 Jun 2017

Catholic Relief Serices (CRS) is recruiting for a Technical Advisor for the Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) Project. 

Robyn Wolfson Vorster - Daily Maverick12 Jun 2017

This article features the stories of undocumented children in South Africa and the adversities they face due to their legal status. Robyn Wolfson Vorster makes the case for reform, arguing the country's current policies surrounding undocumented children are neither productive nor economically advantageous. 

T.J. Mudau, O.S. Obadire, and C. Mananga - Journal of Human Ecology5 Jun 2017

The study explored the health challenges faced by orphans living with extended families in South Africa. 

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