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Botswana

Demographic Data

Children's Living Arrangement

Children's Living Arrangements

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Children Living without Biological Parent

Children Living Without Biological Parents

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Children at Risk of Separation

Children at Risk of Separation

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Formal Alternative Care Arrangements

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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.

Nankie M. Ramabu - Heliyon,

This study sought to determine the needs of the general population of children in Botswana.

DIRADITSILE Kabo and MMEANYANA Ivy Gosego - African Journal of Social Work,

This study determined the perceived effects of prolonged residential care for children in Botswana.

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.

Better Care Network,

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Masego Katisi, Philip Jefferies, Olebogeng Dikolobe, Onkarabile Moeti, Joshua Brisson, Michael Ungar - Child & Youth Care Forum,

The goal of this study was to investigate the efficacy of the Balekane EARTH program, a 2-week wilderness-based therapeutic intervention in Botswana for children who have been orphaned.

Kabo Diraditsile and Gosego Ivy Mmeanyana - Botswana Notes and Records,

Using the Attachment Theory as a guiding framework, this study sought to explore the effects of prolonged residential care for children.

Kabo Diraditsile, Mbongeni Nyadza - Child & Family Social Work,

This study sought to investigate the lived experiences of care leavers from institutional care facility in Botswana.

Aften Beeler, Severine Chevrel, Siân Long, Kristin Weinhauer - 4Children,

This report presents the preliminary findings from an ongoing project undertaken by 4Children that seeks to identify key opportunities to incorporate violence prevention and response interventions within priority PEPFAR Program Areas at clinical and community levels.