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.

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Mmathebe Mampane & Eleanor Ross - Southern African Journal of Social Work & Development 1 Aug 2017

This qualitative study explored the emotional experiences of 15 adolescents placed in foster care in South Africa. 

Kholofelo Charlotte Motha - Children & Society28 Jul 2017

This paper is based on the findings from a qualitative study with orphaned children in South Africa, their teachers and caregivers, which investigated the capacity of extended families affected by poverty and HIV/AIDS to care for and support orphaned children. 

Better Care Network, African Child Policy Forum, and others 21 Jul 2017

The 21-22 June 2017 Africa Expert Consultation on Violence against Children (VAC) in All Care Settings is one part of a series of regional expert consultations on VAC and Care organized in collaboration with the SRSG on Violence against Children. The expert consultation builds on global and regional progress and commitments surrounding the elimination of violence against children and the establishment of appropriate care for children, in alignment with international standards. 

Paida Gomo, Tanusha Raniga, and Siphiwe Motloung - Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk20 Jul 2017

This study explored the resilience of children living with HIV from the perspective of foster parents residing in a community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. 

Unathi Ngconjana, Alice Stella Kwizera, Ikechukwu Umejesi - Gender and Behaviour1 Jul 2017

This study assesses the impact of of official government intervention programmes in managing child vulnerability and Child Headed Households (CHHs) in South Africa. 

REPSSI23 Jun 2017

REPSSI is supporting SADC to secure a consultant to provide short term technical assistance (TA) for the orphans, vulnerable children and youth programme. 

Noah Sanganyi - Department of Children's Services, Kenya21 Jun 2017

This document includes the opening remarks given at the Africa Expert Consultation on Violence against Children (VAC) in All Care Settings by Mr. Noah Sanganyi, the Director of Kenya's Department of Children's Services. 

Beatrice Ongalo – SOS Children’s Villages21 Jun 2017

This presentation describes the issue of violence against children in alternative care settings in East and Southern Africa and offers recommendations on how to strengthen the care workforce to ensure it is equipped to prevent and respond to violence against children in alternative care.

Franziska Meinck, Lucie Cluver & Sinovuyo Teen Team - Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford21 Jun 2017

This presentation describes the process, key findings, and recommendations from the Sinovuyo Teen Study, a project of the World Health Organisation's Parenting for Lifelong Health.

Catholic Relief Services20 Jun 2017

Catholic Relief Serices (CRS) is recruiting for a Technical Advisor for the Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) Project.