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Camilla Jones and Payal Saksena -Family for Every Child1 Jun 2019

This report explores what family means to children and adults in five countries using the digital storytelling technique.

Gillian Mann y Emma de Vise-Lewis - Family for Every Child1 Jun 2019

Pese a que hay un consenso sobre la importancia del cuidado efectivo en las familias para los niños, existe una falta de discusión y acuerdo sobre los componentes precisos de este cuidado. Este informe contribuye a debatir sobre este importante tema al proporcionar perspectivas de los grupos focales con 198 niños y 81 adultos de Brasil, Colombia, Egipto, México, Rusia, Ruanda y Zimbabue.

Gillian Mann and Emma de Vise-Lewis - Family for Every Child1 Jun 2019

There is extensive research demonstrating clearly the importance of a safe and caring family for child wellbeing and development. While there is consensus on the importance of effective care in families for children, there is a lack of discussion and agreement about the precise components of this care. This report contributes to debates on the components of family care by providing perspectives from nearly 200 children and over 80 adults from Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. The report demonstrates that there are many commonalities in perspectives on and experiences of care across contexts.

Wendy Muperi - The Christian Science Monitor10 May 2019

This article from the Christian Science Monitor describes the Zimbabwean government's efforts to promote domestic adoption amidst "the twin crises of HIV/AIDS and a massive economic decline," which have left many children without adequate parental care, and some of the obstacles to building up domestic adoption in the country, including cultural taboos.

Tsitsi Singizi - UNICEF26 Apr 2019

This article from UNICEF describes some of the devastating aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe, including the children who lost one or both parents in the natural disaster.

Mugumbate, Jacob and Chereni, Admire - African Journal of Social Work26 Feb 2019

This article discusses the use of Ubuntu theory in social work with children in Africa.

John Ringson - Child & Family Social Work15 Jan 2019

This article is a qualitative phenomenological study seeking to examine the perceptions, views, and feelings of the orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their caregivers on their lived experiences in OVC care and support in Zimbabwe.

John Ringson - Child Abuse Research in South Africa1 Jan 2019

This phenomenological qualitative study seeks to examine the impact of child rights cultural contestation in supporting OVC in Zimbabwe. The study focuses on the lived experiences, perceptions, feelings and views of OVC and care-givers in the Gutu District of Zimbabwe.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)1 Dec 2018

This study seeks to improve understanding of the risks and types of sexual and gender-based violence faced by children who migrate on their own, as well as the unfortunate and widespread gaps in protection and assistance for these children.