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Children's Living Arrangements

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Country
 
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28.3%
Living with Both Parents
 
DHS 2016
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Children living with both parents, Total for children < 18; ZA2016DHS: Statistics South Africa (STATS SA) - 2016
44.6%
Living with One Parent
 
DHS 2016
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Children living with mother, father alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with mother, father dead, Total for children < 18; Children living with father, mother alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with father, mother dead, Total for children < 18; ZA2016DHS: Statistics South Africa (STATS SA) - 2016
23.3%
Living with Neither Parent
 
DHS 2016
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Children living with neither parent, both alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with neither parent, mother alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with neither parent, father alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with neither parent, both dead, Total for children < 18; ZA2016DHS: Statistics South Africa (STATS SA) - 2016
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Effective
 
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Children Living Without Biological Parents

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66.5%
Both Parents Alive
 
DHS 2016
20.6%
One Parent Dead
 
DHS 2016
12.9%
Both Parents Dead
 
DHS 2016

Parental Survivorship

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80.8%
Children with Both Parents Alive
 
DHS
12.4%
Children with One Parent Alive
 
DHS
3%
Children with Both Parents Dead
 
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Jonisayi Maromo - IOL,

Following the spate of abductions reported in different parts of South Africa, human rights NGO Amnesty International has called on the authorities in Pretoria to be transparent about the cases of kidnappings, and to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Know-How Center Bulgaria, Children and Family Initiative, and Changing the Way We Care,

These presentations from Know-How Center Bulgaria, Children and Family Initiative, and Changing the Way We Care, were delivered during the September 30, 2021, workshop of the Care Measurement Task Force of the Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform. The focus of the workshop was translating research evidence into action. 

Hope and Homes for Children, Miracle Foundation and Railway Children,

These presentations from Hope and Homes for Children, Miracle Foundation and Railway Children were delivered during the August 20, 2021, workshop of the Care Measurement Task Force of the Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform. The focus of the workshop was child and family outcome measurement.

UNICEF,

UNICEF is seeking a professional and technical writer to finalize the report of an Audit of Unaccompanied and Separated Migrant Children in Alternative Care (Child and Youth Care Centers and Foster Care) in South Africa.

Alternative Care Thailand, UNICEF,

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.

Ilan Katz, et al - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The current discussion paper explored the impact of COVID-19 on child maltreatment reports and CPS responses by comparing countries using available population data.

Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data & Center of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC),

This is a video recording from the webinar: Constructing the foundations for legal identity in post conflict situations. This webinar shared findings from research that documents how Afghanistan, Georgia, Rwanda and South Africa have made registration of vital events more accessible by adjusting or removing legal and institutional obstacles in post-conflict settings.

The Prevention Collective,

In this webinar, UNICEF’s Lauren Rumble and Alessandra Guedes describe how violence in childhood is gendered, introduce the links between violence against women and children, and share effective gender-transformative strategies.

Carla Sharp, Paulina Kulesz, Lochner Marais, Cilly Shohet, Kholisa Rani, Molefi Lenka, Jan Cloete, Salome Vanwoerden, Deborah Givon & Michael Boivin - Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology,

The authors of this study conducted a quasi-experimental feasibility trial in South Africa to adapt and evaluate an established year-long semi-structured, manualized video-feedback caregiver intervention (the Mediational Intervention for Sensitizing Caregivers; MISC) for community-based organizations (CBOs) to equip community-based careworkers with the skills to address the mental health needs of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).

Liezl Human - Ground Up,

According to this article from Ground Up, several civil society organisations have urged South Africa's Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, to introduce a Child Support Grant Top-Up for orphans in the care of extended family.