Southern Africa

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Southern Africa. Browse resources by country or category for more specific information.

Matthew Cherisch, Sharon Fonn - The Conversation7 Feb 2017

An article discussing how child support during pregnancy improves the overall outlook for children.

Matthew Cherisch, Sharon Fonn - The Conversation7 Feb 2017

An article on how starting child support grants during pregnancy improves the lives of children.

Aljazeera English23 Dec 2016

This video discusses the challenges social workers face in placing children for adoption in South Africa.

Emily Delap, Camilla Jones, Helen Karki Chettri -- Children and Youth Services Review21 Dec 2016

This article discusses the results of a cross-country research project in Sub-Saharan Africa regarding the impact of social protection on loss of parental care, support to foster or kinship care and quality of care and wellbeing in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Better Care Network and UNICEF22 Nov 2016

This video is presented by Better Care Network and UNICEF. It features interviews with experts, including members of the Kenya Care Leavers Association explaining some of the negative impacts of institutionalization and highlighting their efforts to support young people who are transitioning out of care. 

Catholic Relief Services20 Nov 2016

CRS is looking for a Senior Technical Advisor to lead and provide technical assistance to SARO’s programming for orphans and vulnerable children, and to provide technical leadership and guidance on issues affecting programming for vulnerable children across the Southern African region.

Better Care Network27 Oct 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child. 

Catholic Relief Services10 Oct 2016

The Technical Advisor II will work closely with and be based at the Department of Social Welfare to achieve the project objectives, effectively coordinate, manage and monitor and evaluate the case management systems strengthening and child sensitive prevention and response services to violence. 

Catholic Relief Services10 Oct 2016

The STA will provide regional leadership in the development and utilization of relevant strategies, guidelines, tools, and learning agendas, and in the documentation and dissemination of best practices. 

Universitiet Stellenbosch University, University College London1 Oct 2016

This report evaluates the efficacy of community based organisations and discusses the need for the evaluation of community based care for children living in HIV communities.

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