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This virtual study tour aims to provide you with an overview of care reform in Malawi from the comfort of your own home. Care reform relates to the care of children. It refers to efforts to improve the legal and policy frameworks, structures, services, supports and resources that determine and deliver alternative care, prevent family separation and support families to care for children well.
These presentations from UNICEF and Alternative Care Thailand were delivered during the July 9, 2021, workshop of the Care Measurement Task Force of the Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform. The focus of the workshop was on care measurement initiatives in Eastern and Southern Africa and Thailand.
"Children who were fostered by the Social Welfare Office in 1997 and were allegedly given to an orphanage, were reunited with their biological mother at an emotional ceremony on Monday in Mchinji," according to this article.
This paper examines all policy and laws related to families in the South, West, East and Central regions of sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
This report presents the Reintegration Model based on the implementation of a Feasibility Study that aimed to determine whether Malawi's Reintegration Framework would be effective in reintegrating children with their families or other forms of alternative family-based care for children.
UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist in Malawi.
This article describes some of the hardships faced by orphaned children in Malawi, including the harms and stigma of being placed in an orphanage, and the need for reform in the care system in the country.
This fact sheet presents country-specific data from the Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) in Malawi.
This study draws on a bioecological systems perspective to propose the parameters for a broader unit of analysis of inclusion for young children with disabilities in research within low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) contexts.