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Barbara Kail, Manoj Pardasani, Robert Chazin - International Social Work,

This article describes the impact on social services of an innovative model of family care in Moshi, Tanzania, aimed at orphaned children and youth who are affected by HIV/AIDS and their caregivers.

Better Care Network,

This Country Care Review includes the care-related concluding observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review and Hague Intercountry Adoption Country Profile.

CNBC Africa,

In this brief segment, CNBC Africa’s Arnold Kwizera speaks with the CEO of Hope and Homes for Children, Mark Waddington, about the harmful impacts of orphanages on children, families, and communities, and the need to move to family-based care.

UNICEF,

Objectif global: Assurer une assise juridique opérationnelle pour la mise en œuvre de la législation relative à la protection des enfants privés de soins parentaux.

David E. Eagle, et al - Journal of Religion and Health,

The authors of this study conducted qualitative interviews of 69 caregivers in four countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Cambodia, and India (Hyderabad and Nagaland), and across four religious traditions: Christian (Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Protestant), Muslim, Buddhist, and Hindu. They asked respondents to describe the importance of religion for their becoming a caregiver, the way in which religion has helped them make sense of why children are orphans, and how religion helps them face the challenges of their occupation.

The Society for AIDS In Africa (SAA), the custodian of ICASA, and the Government of Rwanda,

The 20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa is taking place in Kigali, Rwanda at Kigali Convention Centre. 

Better Care Network,

This Country Care Review includes the care-related concluding observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review and Hague Intercountry Adoption Country Profile.

Kholofelo C. Motha, Matthews M. Makgamatha, Sharlene Swartz - HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies,

This paper presents four case studies of participatory educational research in Africa, including the lived experiences of orphaned children and conceptions of education quality in South Africa.

UNICEF,

UNICEF is seeking a consultant to support in development of a care reform strategy in the country.

Up/Root Podcast,

This episode of the podcast Up/Root features interviews with Stephen Ucembe and Ruth Wacuka who both grew up in "orphanages," despite having parents. They share what it was like to grow up in an institution and what they are doing to help end orphanage tourism - and how listeners can join them in their pursuit of justice for families and children.