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Hundreds of children orphaned by Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been driven to work amid trauma, discrimination and fear around the disease
In May this year in Goma, a city in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a volcano erupted. "In the chaos that followed, families fleeing the eruption became separated," says this article and accompanying video from BBC News.
This brochure from UNICEF provides an overview of child marriage in the Sahel, a region spanning the northern portion of sub-Saharan Africa.
This report explores children and young people’s views and experiences related to COVID-19 and its indirect impacts. Firstly, it looks at children and young people’s perceptions of how COVID-19 has had an impact on their lives and countries.
This policy brief from Save the Children outlines the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted children's education in West and Central Africa and offers recommendations for reinforcing the efforts made by government to reach the most vulnerable.
Using a phenomenological research design, this study delves into the motivations and challenging experience of foster carers in South-Kivu.
The goal of this paper was to conduct a review of studies from 2008 to 2019 that evaluated community‐based caregiver or family interventions to support the mental health of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in sub‐Saharan Africa, across four domains: (a) study methodology, (b) cultural adaptation and community participation, (c) intervention strategies, and (d) effects on child mental health.
This joint note aims to consolidate the current recommendations on Infant and Young Child Feeding in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa.
This report’s primary purpose is to recommend evidence-based strategies to improve the relevance and effectiveness of field interventions that target development outcomes for migrant girls in Southern Africa.
This study of distributed parenting and new ideas about what it means to raise a child properly is informed by over three decades of research among the Bamiléké.