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Ansie Fouché, Francois D. Fouché, Linda C. Theron - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This article interrogates concerns regarding the South African government's strict lockdown and related legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the beliefs that it advanced children’s vulnerability to abuse and neglect.

Sadiyya Haffejee, Diane Thembekile Levine - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The aim of this study was to explore the experiences and impact of the pandemic and the resulting social isolation on the wellbeing and protection of children living in a residential care facility.

Nirvana Pillay - Social Dynamics ,

This paper explores kinship and other networks of support for young mothers and their babies after an unintended, ex-nuptial pregnancy in a resource-poor urban setting.

Thabile A Samboma - International Social Work,

This article explores the impacts of COVID-19 on children in Botswana, including an increase in the number of child sexual abuse cases, and highlights the need for a clear road map on the prevention and response of the child protection system in Botswana.

UNICEF,

UNICEF  is  hiring  a  national  technical expert  to  support the  Government of  Lesotho  (GoL) commitment to fulfil its periodic reporting obligations  as a signatory to  the UNCRC and in the realization of children rights and ensuring full protection of children and their rights.

Victoria Sharley, Emma Leonard, Janetta Ananias, Heather Ottaway - Children and Youth Services Review,

This paper reports the findings from a small qualitative study into child fosterage undertaken in Namibia in 2019.

Mizeck Chimange & Sue Bond - Children and Youth Services Review,

This qualitative study, conducted in four child and youth care centres in the Tshwane region of South Africa, presents some techniques used by child and youth care workers to develop belonging.

Leonard Munyaradzi Agere and Marilyn Agere - African Journal of Social Work,

This study explored child headed households (CHH) in South Africa.

Busisiwe Ntuli, Ephodia Sebola and Sphiwe Madiba - Healthcare,

The aim of this study was to explore how older orphans in youth-headed households (YHHs) experience and respond to maternal death and to examine the strategies they employ to care for their younger siblings.

Joyce Hlungwani & Adrian D. van Breda - Child & Family Social Work,

This article describes the psychosocial resilience processes that facilitate successful transitioning of young women as they journey out of residential care towards young adulthood.