Africa

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Africa. Browse resources by region, country, or category. Resources related particularly to North Africa can also be found on the Middle East and North Africa page.

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List of Organisations

AfriChild Centre and CPC Learning Network,

Join the AfriChild Centre and CPC Learning Network on September 17th at 9:00 AM EDT (New York)/4:00 PM EAT (Kampala) as they revisit with a COVID-19 lens the existing and new challenges children in residential care institutions (RCI) in Uganda are facing.

4Children,

As the 4Children Uganda System Strengthening project closes September 30, 2020, 4Children will be holding a webinar on September 16 to reflect on the key learning and successes over the life of the project.

GHR Foundation,

GHR Foundation is seeking a consultant/firm to conduct an assessment of the Children in Families (CIF) initiative country-level systems approach to strengthening holistic child protection systems in Zambia and Cambodia. 

Ansie Fouché, Francois D. Fouché, Linda C. Theron - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This article interrogates concerns regarding the South African government's strict lockdown and related legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the beliefs that it advanced children’s vulnerability to abuse and neglect.

Sadiyya Haffejee, Diane Thembekile Levine - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The aim of this study was to explore the experiences and impact of the pandemic and the resulting social isolation on the wellbeing and protection of children living in a residential care facility.

Save the Children Europe,

With this report, Save the Children aims to assess how children have been affected since the beginning of the so-called ‘refugee crisis’.

Boston College School of Social Work Research Program on Children and Adversity,

The Research Program on Children and Adversity at Boston College is seeking Research Associates for the Early Child Development & Violence Prevention Home-Visiting Implementaton Science project inn Rwanda.

Nirvana Pillay - Social Dynamics ,

This paper explores kinship and other networks of support for young mothers and their babies after an unintended, ex-nuptial pregnancy in a resource-poor urban setting.

Thabile A Samboma - International Social Work,

This article explores the impacts of COVID-19 on children in Botswana, including an increase in the number of child sexual abuse cases, and highlights the need for a clear road map on the prevention and response of the child protection system in Botswana.

L. Embleton, P. Shah, A. Gayapersad, R. Kiptui, D. Ayuku & P. Braitstein - International Journal for Equity in Health,

This study sought to identify and understand how street-connected children and youth (SCY)’s social and health inequities in Kenya are produced, maintained, and shaped by structural and social determinants of health using the WHO conceptual framework on social determinants of health (SDH) and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) General Comment no. 17.