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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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

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.

Newsday - BBC World Service5 Feb 2019

In this radio segment from Newsday, Aselefech Evans, an Ethiopian adoptee who was adopted to the US at the age of six, speaks about her support of the Ethiopian Prime Minister's decision to adopt a child.

Bercar Nzabagerageza - The New Times31 Jan 2019

"Since 2013, 3,151 out of 3,323 children living in 33 orphanages have safely been placed into family based care through the ‘Tubarere Mu Muryango’ program /Let’s Raise Children in the Family (TMM), implemented by the Government of Rwanda in partnership with UNICEF and different NGOs with financial support from USAID," according to this article from the New Times.

BBC News29 Jan 2019

"Belgian authorities have asked for DNA samples of children adopted from the Democratic Republic of Congo to establish if their biological parents are still alive," according to this article from BBC News.

Agape Children's Ministry29 Jan 2019
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Kisumu, Kenya

Agape Children's Ministry is hosting a 5-day workshop on family reintegration in Kisumu, Kenya.

Belema Sekibo - Emerging Adulthood27 Jan 2019

This article examines the aftercare experiences of young people who have recently left a residential care institution in Lagos State, Nigeria.

The Conversation - BBC27 Jan 2019

This episode of the Conversation podcast from the BBC features interviews and discussion with two women who grew up in institutions as young children, one in the UK and the other in Kenya. 

RIATT-ESA21 Jan 2019

RIATT-ESA is seeking a consultant to conduct a comprehensive review of existing literature of current policies, practices and knowledge on social protection mechanisms for adolescents and young people in the East Africa Community (EAC) Partner States.

Kate West - BBC News17 Jan 2019

At least 60 illegal orphanages and children's homes in Uganda are being funded by UK charities, church groups and volunteers, according to this article from BBC News.

Victor H. Mlambo, Siphesihle Mpanza, Daniel N. Mlambo - Journal of Public Affairs16 Jan 2019

This study employed a strict textual analysis of the relevant literature on the use of child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and the Central African Republic to understand the implications of this on regional security.

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