Africa

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Africa. Browse resources by region, country, or category. Resources related particularly to North Africa can also be found on the Middle East and North Africa page.

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REPSSI27 Aug 2019
Location: 
Windhoek, Namibia

REPSSI is hosting its 5th biannual Psychosocial Support (PSS) Forum, under the theme “Breaking Barriers…Creating Connections” which is organised jointly by the Government of Namibia.

South African National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW) & CYC-Net2 Jul 2019

The National Executive Committee of the South African National Association of Child Care Workers(NACCW) and the Board of Governors of CYC-Net have announced details of the 22nd NACCW Biennial Conference and the 4th CYC-Net World Conference to be held in Durban, South Africa from 2-4 July 2019.

Family for Every Child21 Apr 2019

Family for Every Child is looking for a Knowledge Management Coordinator to strengthen the Alliance’s capacity to transform information into knowledge, which both informs their own joint work and is used to evidence impact, and influence others. 

UNICEF17 Apr 2019

"Save the Children, UNICEF and partners have successfully reunited 6,000 children with their families after years of separation due to conflict," according to this press release from UNICEF, "a milestone for the Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) programme in South Sudan since the first reunification of 420 children in 2014."

Gbenga Omokhunu - The Nation16 Apr 2019

"Amid concerns that orphanage operators are getting up to unwholesome practices with their charges, the authorities have removed 19 inmates of a child-care facility in [ Abuja]," according to this article from the Nation. 

The Association of Charitable Children Institutions of Kenya (ACCIK) in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Juvenile Justice Agencies, Moi University, Eldoret National Polytechnic9 Apr 2019
Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya

The Association of Charitable Children Institutions of Kenya (ACCIK) in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Juvenile Justice Agencies, Moi University, Eldoret National Polytechnic and other stakeholders is organizing a Child Care and Protection Symposium.

Bryan C. McCannon & Zachary Rodriguez - Journal of International Development8 Apr 2019

This article investigates whether individuals who were orphaned as a child suffer long‐term consequences on their pro‐sociality.

Flora Drury - BBC News7 Apr 2019

An estimated 95,000 children in Rwanda are believed to have been orphaned during the genocide of 1994, according to this article from BBC News which tells the stories of some of those children, now adults, who are searching for living family members.

UNICEF7 Apr 2019

The main objective of the consultancy is to review and map the current tools and processes utilized under the Tubarerere Mu Muryango (TMM) programme, as well as within other programmes, and develop practical guidance, training materials and working tools to effectively apply the 12-TMM steps for reintegration of children with disabilities, starting from individual child and family assessment, community strengths/opportunities analysis, placement and post-reunification support.

UNICEF7 Apr 2019

The main objective of the consultancy is to review and map the current tools and processes utilized under the Tubarerere Mu Muryango (TMM) programme, as well as within other programmes, and develop practical guidance, training materials and working tools to effectively apply the 12-TMM steps for reintegration of children with disabilities, starting from individual child and family assessment, community strengths/opportunities analysis, placement and post-reunification support.

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