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UNICEF1 Aug 2016

This article discusses the major population displacement that unfolded in Africa’s Lake Chad Basin.

Jini L. Roby, Lance Erickson, and Chanel Nagaishi4 Mar 2016

Large scale studies published in the 1990s and early 2000s generally showed that significant educational disparities existed based on orphan status and a child's relationship to the head of the household. Since the data relied on by these studies were collected, the global community has conducted major campaigns to close these gaps, through the Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This study examined these factors using eight country-years from five sub-Saharan African countries (Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Uganda, and Zimbabwe).

Chanel Nagaishi and Jini L. Roby18 Apr 2014

This powerful chart illustrates preliminary research findings using data from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) in 5 African countries (Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Uganda and Zimbabwe) to better understand how orphan status affects the school attendance of children in Africa and the extent to which living in kinship care can act as a protective factor in this context.

Chukwudozie, Oge - Save the Children1 Jan 2014

This study was undertaken to build knowledge on alternative care practices, especially informal kinship care, prevalent in the West and Central Africa. 

Save the Children1 Nov 2013

This report assesses the practice of kinship care within four research countries in the West and Central African region (Sierra Leone, Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Niger), reflecting upon the widespread use of kinship care.

Child Frontiers, Ltd. - Plan, Save the Children & UNICEF1 Jun 2011

Executive summary

ChildFrontiers1 Jan 2011

Ce document présente les conclusions et perspectives générées par la cartographie et l'évaluation des systèmes nationaux de protection de l'enfance dans cinq pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest, à savoir : la Côte d’Ivoire, le Ghana, le Niger, le Sénégal et la Sierra Leone.

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.

Anne Case, Christina Paxson, and Joseph Ableidinger31 Dec 2003

Research on the incidence, living arrangements, and causes of lower school enrollment of orphans in Sub-Saharan Africa.