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Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 2.403 million
  • Population under 15: 37%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 64.8 years
  • Human Development Index: 126 out of 188
  • World Bank Status: Upper Middle Income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 16%
  • Mean Household Composition: 4.2 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 44%
  • Early Marriage (% of children married by 18 years):  7%

Sources: World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP HDR 2015, DHS 2013

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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.


REPSSI is hosting its 5th biannual Psychosocial Support (PSS) Forum, under the theme “Breaking Barriers…Creating Connections” which is organised jointly by the Government of Namibia.

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.

Victoria Sharley, Janetta Ananias, Alyson Rees, Emmerita Leonard - The British Journal of Social Work,

This article initiates the conversation on the conceptualisation of child neglect in Namibia, reporting findings from a small study undertaken in 2017.

Amukugo Hans Justus, Sumpi Ndempavali, Abel Karera - Journal of Innovation and Research in Health Sciences & Biotechnology ,

The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the experiences of incarcerated women who had dumped or committed infanticide in Namibia.

Shelene G. Gentz, Isabel Calonge-Romano, Rosario Martínez-Arias, Chengbo Zeng & Mónica Ruiz-Casares - AIDS Care,

This study examines the mental health of adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV) in Namibia, and the factors that contribute to mental health problems.


4Children will be hosting a webinar on HIV-sensitive case management practices in Namibia.


UNICEF is seeking a Chief of Child Protection in Namibia. 

Catholic Relief Services, 4Children Project,

This Manual includes background information, standard operating procedures with documentation tools and job aids on case management.

Anastasia J. Gage, Mai Do, and Donald Grant - Measure Evaluation,

This compendium contains the findings from a review of 13 projects providing HIV services to adolescents in PEPFAR-supported countries.