South Africa

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.

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 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.

Adrian D van Breda, Lisa Dickens27 Sep 2016

This chapter of Young People Transitioning from Out-of-Home Care reviews the state of South African youth, particularly regarding poverty, employment and education, providing the social context within which to consider those leaving care.

Leigh Adams Tucker, Kaymarlin Govender, Caroline Kuo, Marisa Casale, and Lucie Cluver - Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, online version:2 Sep 2016

This study focuses on the psychosocial well-being of youth affected by HIV and AIDS.