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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
This paper reports the findings from a small qualitative study into child fosterage undertaken in Namibia in 2019.
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.
This study explored child headed households (CHH) in South Africa.
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.
This article describes the psychosocial resilience processes that facilitate successful transitioning of young women as they journey out of residential care towards young adulthood.