Report of Rapid Assessment and Analysis of Vulnerabilities Facing Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children and Youth (OVCY), and the Quality of OVCY Projects and Programmes in SADC

SADC Secretariat

This study sought to assess, analyse and inform the different forms of vulnerabilities affecting children and youth, and their effects and existing strategies and programmes addressing the challenges and vulnerabilities facing orphans, vulnerable children and youth (OVCY) in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region. The study also sought to propose recommendations for improvement, and development of minimum standards for OVCY and the finalisation of the SADC OVCY Strategic Framework.