South Africa

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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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List of Organisations

The Children's Institute, University of Cape Town,

The Children’s Institute (CI) is a multidisciplinary research unit located in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town.

UNICEF - ESARO Regional Learning Platform,

This webinar explored the importance of working across sectors to enable effective care reforms.  Speakers focused in particular on work with social protection and education sectors, drawing on examples from Kenya, South Africa, Uganda and Rwanda.

Mpho Mosala, Lizane Wilson,

This is a qualitative research study to gather primary data to examine the high demand for foster care services in South Africa and the impact on the country's social work services.

Lufuno Makhado, Ntsieni Stella Mashau,

This qualitative exploratory-descriptive study outlines alternative approaches to psychosocial support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in four municipalities of Vhembe district in Limpopo Province, South Africa, in the form of community-based interventions.

Bridget Zingwe Fadzaishe, Robert Lekganyane Maditobane,

The authors of this exploratory qualitative research study recruited 12 African youths aged between 18 and 23, with at least two years’ experience of life in the care centres of Ekurhuleni Metro Municipality in Gauteng, South Africa, to investigate their experiences when they left these centres during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Georgetown University Collaborative on Global Children's Issues,

The long-term consequences of COVID-19 have been tough for children around the world, but even more so for young children already in humanitarian crises, whether due to conflict, natural disasters, or economic and political upheaval. Drawing on research and voices from the Global South, this book showcases innovations to mobilize new funds and reallocate existing resources to protect children during the pandemic.

UNICEF ESARO, Changing the Way We Care,

The Regional Learning Platform on care reform for Eastern and Southern Africa provides an opportunity for government, UNICEF and others involved in care reform

Priscilla Gutura, Jeff Zwelithini Khosa,

This paper discusses the role of social workers and community volunteers in providing services to foster care children living with HIV in South Africa.

ACERWC, African Union,

The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC/the Committee), in collaboration with African Union Member States, partner organizations, children and young people, launches the first of its kind Continental Study on Children Without Parental Care (CWPC) in Africa. The study, conducted from 2020 to 2022, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, covered over 43 countries in the five regions of Africa.

UNICEF - ESARO Regional Learning Platform,

This webinar introduced new global inter-agency guidance on kinship care. During the webinar, panelists shared key lessons learnt on how to support kinship care, drawing particularly on examples of promising practices from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Liberia, and Brazil.