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Adrian D. van Breda - Children and Youth Services Review,

This paper reports on a longitudinal study of young people transitioning out of care and journeying towards young adulthood over a period of five years.

Jessica C. Johannisen, Hannelie Yates, Carlien van Wyk - HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies,

This article explores and presents the voices of children regarding how they experience their participation in multidisciplinary meetings at a child and youth care centre.

Mariska Shaw, Marie Steyn, Elzahne Simeon - Children and Youth Services Review,

This is a qualitative study aimed to explore the need for preparing children ageing out of foster care for independent living in South Africa.

Jace Pillay - School Psychology International,

The aim of this article is to discuss the social justice implications for educational psychologists working with orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) who comprise 3.7 million of the population in South Africa.

Pamhidzayi Berejena Mhongera & Antoinette Lombard - Children and Youth Services Review,

This qualitative, phenomenological study explores experiences of resilience among OVC benefiting from programmes implemented by Future Families (a non-profit organisation) in the Gauteng Province of South Africa.

Kholofelo C. Motha, Matthews M. Makgamatha, Sharlene Swartz - HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies,

This paper presents four case studies of participatory educational research in Africa, including the lived experiences of orphaned children and conceptions of education quality in South Africa.

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.

Mokoene Ziphora Kearabetswe & Khunou Grace - Critical Social Policy,

Through a thematic content analysis of qualitative interviews with members of migrants’ families, this article illustrates that in the context of internal labour migration, family responsibilities shift in ways that make unemployed grandmothers in South Africa who do not receive the Old Age Grant vulnerable.

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.

Catherine E. Draper, Steven J. Howard, Tamsen J. Rochat - Child: Care, Health and Development,

The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and acceptability of a home‐based intervention—Amagugu Asakhula—to promote nurturing interactions and healthy behaviours with the caregivers of preschool children.