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Burundi

Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 10.82 million
  • Population under 15: 45%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 54 years
  • Human Development Index: 184 out of 188
  • World Bank Status (high, middle, low income): Low income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 1.1%
  • Mean Household Composition: 4.8 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 27%
  • Early Marriage (% of children married by 18 years): 20%

Sources: World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP HDR 2015, DHS 2010

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List of Organisations

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.

International Rescue Committee,

Dans le cadre du Projet national “Umwana mu muryango” (UMMU) de « Prise en charge alternative de qualité pour les enfants au Burundi», financé par l’Union Européenne (UE), International Rescue Comittee (IRC) est en concertation avec le Ministère des Droits de la Personne Humaine, des Affaires Sociales et du Genre en vue de s’attacher les services d’un Consultant national ou international, de préférence résidant au Burundi pour la réalisation d’une Stratégie Nationale de Prise en charge alternative des enfants au Burundi.

UNICEF,

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist in Burundi. 

Elsa Laurin - UNHCR,

This UNHCR presentation provides an overview of alternative care for children in East African refugee contexts.

Alexandra Shaphren - Plan International,

This case study describes the community-based child protection programme implemented between 2015 and 2016 with Burundian girls, boys and adults in Mahama refugee camp in Rwanda.

NORC at the University of Chicago,

NORC seeks two Senior Social Welfare/Child Protection Experts to work in collaboration with NORC’s evaluation experts on the endline evaluation for a U.S. Agency for International development (USAID) funded Displaced Children and Orphan’s Fund (DCOF) project in Burundi and Moldova.

Rose Foley - Aljazeera,

Can children forced to fight be reintegrated back into their families and communities?

Dr. Philip Cook, Michele Cook, Natasha Blanchet Cohen, Armel Oguniyi & Jean Sewanou International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD),

This is a report from the International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD) examining the two year (2014-2016) Child Protection Social Cohesion initiative in Burundi and Chad.

Government of Burundia,

Cet article donne un bref aperçu de la question des mendiants et des enfants de la rue dans la ville de Bujumbura, au Burundi.