Swaziland

Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 1,250,000
  • Population under 15: 44%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 49 years
  • Human Development Index: 148 out of 187
  • World Bank Status: Lower Middle Income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 27.7%
  • Mean Household Composition: 4.3 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 47%
  • Early Marriage (% of girls married by age 15): 2.3%

Sources: World Bank, UNDP, UNAIDS, MICS 2010

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 Services15 Sep 2016

Catholic Relief Services is seeking a Technical Advisor II V to 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. 

Better Care Network14 Sep 2015

This country brief provides an overview of data on children’s living arrangements in Swaziland, extracted from the MICS 4 (2010) survey. 

Better Care Network Forum 20 Aug 2014

Assessment of the current status of Alternative Care Legislation, Standards and Practices and identified Gaps in six countries: Kenya, Malawi, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Better Care Network19 Aug 2014

Following a consultative mapping, a regional learning meeting took place on 19-20 August 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of this meeting was "Reflection on past, current and future efforts aimed at strengthening child care systems in East and Southern Africa." 

Mr Vuyani Patrick Ntanjana & Mr Fezile July - Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund1 Jan 2014

The purpose of the ‘Imbeleko and social connectedness’ project was to conduct a cross-sectional study in order to explore and describe indigenous ways of care and support to inform policy and intervention.

IRIN 13 Feb 2011

In 2004 the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) projected a grim future for Swaziland as a consequence of the world's highest HIV prevalence rates. Although the nation is struggling, it is managing to cope.

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.

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.

Save the Children UK, Southern and Eastern Africa Regional Office 30 Apr 2010

This report focuses on the experiences of Save the Children in monitoring, implementing and reviewing NPAs in Angola, Ethiopia, South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Each of the country offices commissioned the documentation of case studies to identify promising practices and challenges around effective implementation of NPAs.

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