Burkina Faso

Laeila Adjovi - BBC News2 Dec 2015

This article from the BBC tells the story of one family, and many others like it, in a small town in Burkina Faso where it has become customary for men to migrate to Italy for work, leaving wives and children behind. 

Olivier Bargain & Delphine Boutin - IZA1 Feb 2014

This paper explores the effects of remittance receipt on child labour in an African context. 

Josephine Wouango, Daniel Turcotte1 Jan 2014

Cet article porte sur l’analyse de trois configurations institutionnelles de la protection de l’enfance : celle en place au Burkina Faso, en Belgique et au Québec. Pour chaque configuration, le texte explore les transformations qui ont marqué le passage de la prise en charge exclusive de l’enfant par la famille vers la présence accrue de l’État et la manière dont la Convention internationale des droits de l’enfant de 1989 a influencé ce passage. 

Better Care Network 25 Jan 2013

Care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the initial report of Burkina Faso under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.

Richard Akresh31 Dec 2004

Analyzes household decisions to send and receive children via fostering. Results show fostering used as a social protection mechanism to cope with income shock (sending) and address family labor shortages (receiving).

International Movement ATD Fourth World1 Jan 2004

An executive summary of lessons learned on preventing family separation in poverty stricken communities. Brief case studies from Guatemala, Haiti, Philippines, United States and Burkina Faso.

Geoff Foster1 Jan 2004

Discusses the interplay between informal and formal safety net mechanisms in supporting orphans and children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS. Includes recommendations for strengthening traditional family and community safety nets weakened by the epidemic.

Marc Pilon1 Jan 2003

Explores the relationship between fostering and education in West Africa. Identifies special need to focus on protecting and educating young girls.