South Africa

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Bonita Bernice Visagie & Jace Pillay - Health SA Gesondheid20 Dec 2017

The focus of this study is to explore the role of lay health workers in a community organization providing palliative care to orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS, located in rural Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng Province of South Africa. 

Candice Fortune - The Post 6 Oct 2017

High numbers of children in kinship care in South Africa are putting a strain on the foster care system due to the intensive supervision required in order for families to receive the Foster Care Grant. 

Morgan Morris - IOL News30 Aug 2017

A Kinship Care Grant has been proposed in South Africa due to a strained child protection system in the country. 

Robyn Wolfson Vorster - Daily Maverick 23 Aug 2017

In efforts to prioritise family preservation, family reunification and foster care in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), adoption has become a slow process in the South African province, with only eight adoptions finalised in the first eleven months of 2016. New changes may mean more inter-country adoptions, while many domestic adoptions remain blocked or opposed by the KZN Head of Department for Social Development. 

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. 

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. 

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.