Botswana

Dudzai Nyamutinga and S. M. Kang’ethe - Journal of Human Ecology 1 Jan 2015

The present study aimed to evaluate and discuss the appropriateness of institutions caring for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) in the face of HIV/AIDS through a systematic literature review.

Abigail Makuyana and S. M Kang’ethe - Journal of Social Sciences 1 Jan 2015

This study has, through an immense literature review analysis explored: the role of OVC care institutions; policy environment of care and protection of OVCs; care of OVCs in institutional care in both South Africa and Botswana; and the experiences of OVCs in care institutions.

University of Botswana and UNICEF 2 May 2012

Collection of research and reflections on children’s issues in Botswana articles in the various chapters of the publication have been structured to follow the life cycle of the child as she or he grows and is faced with different issues that need to be addressed: young child survival; child development; child protection; HIV and AIDS; and child-sensitive social protection.

Southern African Development Community1 Jan 2011

The Minimum Package is a guide to encourage the harmonizing of service delivery for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children and Youth (OVCY) across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

University of Botswana and UNICEF Botswana 20 Dec 2010

The papers presented here bring together research and reflections on children’s issues in Botswana with a particular section dedicated to child protection and the needs of children without parental care

Southern African Development Community (SADC)13 Oct 2010

This Situation Analysis Report is one of a series of three documents: (1) Report on the Situation of Orphans and Vulnerable and Children and Youth in the SADC Region; (2) Conceptual Framework for Psychosocial Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children and Youth in the SADC Region; and (3) Minimum Package of Services for Orphans and Vulnerable Children and Youth in the SADC Region. The Situation Analysis Report has informed the development of the PSS Framework and the Minimum Package of Services.

Gillian Morantz & Jody Heymann2 Dec 2009

As a result of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, there are now more than 12 million orphans in sub-Saharan Africa. The majority of these children have been absorbed into their extended families.

Jody Heymann and Rachel Kidman - AIDS Care1 Aug 2009

This study uses recent data from published studies in sub-Saharan Africa to illustrate deficits and document community responses for children who have lost parents to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

SADC Secretariat1 Jan 2008

This study sought to assess, analyse and inform the different forms of vulnerabilities affecting children and youth, and their effects and existing strategies and programmes addressing the challenges and vulnerabilities facing orphans, vulnerable children and youth (OVCY) in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region. The study also sought to propose recommendations for improvement, and development of minimum standards for OVCY and the finalisation of the SADC OVCY Strategic Framework.

Leslie M. Snider, UNICEF12 Aug 2006

This document discusses the work contributing to the area of psychosocial measurement with regard to HIV/AIDS and provides samples of surveys that can be used in measurement.

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