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Agino Foussiakda Cécilia & Amani C. Kasherwa - Children and Youth Services Review,

Using a phenomenological research design, this study delves into the motivations and challenging experience of foster carers in South-Kivu.

Francesca Penner, Carla Sharp, Lochner Marais, Cilly Shohet, Deborah Givon, Michael Boivin - New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development,

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.

UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, WHO,

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.

Save the Children West and Central Africa,

This brief from Save the Children describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted children's education in West and Central Africa and outlines recommendations for responding to the growing vulnerabilities of children in the region.

Save the Children,

This brief - a supplement to the Stop the War on Children 2020: Gender matters report - highlights the situation of children in conflict zones in West and Central Africa with a focus on gender.

Jack Losh - BBC News,

This article from BBC News tells the stories of two brothers who had lost their father in a raid on their village in the Central African Republic and who came into the care of local foster parents.

Clifford O. Odimegwu - Family Demography and Post-2015 Development Agenda in Africa,

This paper examines all policy and laws related to families in the South, West, East and Central regions of sub-Saharan Africa.

Adrian D. van Breda & John Pinkerton - Emerging Adulthood,

The special issue of Emerging Adulthood titled “Care-Leaving in Africa” is the first collection of essays on care-leaving by African scholars. This article, coauthored by scholars from North and South, argues in favor of North–South dialogue but highlights several challenges inherent in this, including the indigenizing and thus marginalizing of African experience and scholarship and divergent constructions of key social concepts.

War Child,

This report by War Child aims to bring global attention to the challenges related to the reintegration of children associated with armed forces and groups, and promote better policy, practice and funding in the future.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

This webinar, hosted by the Cash Transfer and Child Protection Task Force, aimed to discuss the newly released report, “Cash Transfer Programming and Child Protection in Humanitarian Action: Review and Opportunities to Strengthen the Evidence.”