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.
Noriko Izumi and Line Baago Rasmussen - UNICEF - Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies: An International Interdisciplinary Journal for Research, Policy and Care20 Oct 2018
This article presents an overview of the Multi-Country Study on the Drivers of Violence Affecting Children (VAC) process – including some of the challenges faced and how these were addressed – and a snapshot of the specific findings which helped stakeholders further their understanding about the drivers of VAC in Zimbabwe and what can be done to address them.
Joanne A. Smith, Helen Baker‐Henningham, Alexandra Brentani, Rose Mugweni, Susan P. Walker - Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences23 May 2018
This paper presents an evaluation of an early childhood parenting training package implemented in Brazil and Zimbabwe, called Reach Up, with the aim of providing an evidence‐based, adaptable program that is feasible for low‐resource settings.
Anthony Shuko Musiwa - Journal of Interpersonal Violence8 May 2018
The study intended to assess, based on the perceptions of Victim-Friendly Court (VFC) professionals in Marondera District in Zimbabwe, how the presence of the VFC and relevant child protection policy and legal frameworks has affected the management of Intrafamilial Child Sexual Abuse (ICSA) in Zimbabwe.
The aim of this report from SOS Children's Villages is to increase the knowledge and understanding of the needs and rights of young people ageing out of alternative care around the world, in order to inform strategies, policies and services to improve their life chances and outcomes through appropriate preparation for leaving care as well as after-care support.
John Ringson - African Journal of Social Work28 Dec 2017
This study sought to examine the feasibility of rejuvenating and strategically repositioning the Zunde raMambo (King’s granary) as a traditional orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) coping mechanism in Zimbabwe with a special reference to Gutu District.