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Swaziland

Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 1,250,000
  • Population under 15: 44%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 49 years
  • Human Development Index: 148 out of 187
  • World Bank Status: Lower Middle Income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 27.7%
  • Mean Household Composition: 4.3 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 47%
  • Early Marriage (% of girls married by age 15): 2.3%

Sources: World Bank, UNDP, UNAIDS, MICS 2010

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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.

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.

Michelle R. Brear, Pinky N. Shabangu, Karin Hammarberg, Jane Fisher and Helen Keleher - Primary Health Care Research & Development,

The aim of this study from Primary Health Care Research & Development was to examine the effects and gender dimensions of providing voluntary, community-based, care-related labour for children affected by AIDS.

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.

Catholic Relief Services,

The Technical Advisor II will work closely with and be based at the Department of Social Welfare to achieve the project objectives, effectively coordinate, manage and monitor and evaluate the case management systems strengthening and child sensitive prevention and response services to violence. 

Catholic Relief Services,

Catholic Relief Services is seeking a Technical Advisor II V to work closely with and be based at the Department of Social Welfare to achieve the project objectives, effectively coordinate, manage and monitor and evaluate the case management systems strengthening and child sensitive prevention and response services to violence. 

Better Care Network,

This country brief provides an overview of data on children’s living arrangements in Swaziland, extracted from the MICS 4 (2010) survey. 

Better Care Network Forum ,

Assessment of the current status of Alternative Care Legislation, Standards and Practices and identified Gaps in six countries: Kenya, Malawi, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Better Care Network,

Following a consultative mapping, a regional learning meeting took place on 19-20 August 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of this meeting was "Reflection on past, current and future efforts aimed at strengthening child care systems in East and Southern Africa." 

UNICEF,

This study by UNICEF sought to identify key determinants of vulnerability among children –including those affected by HIV and AIDS – that can contribute to developing an improved global measure of vulnerable children in the context of HIV and AIDS. Data from the most recent available household surveys at the time of analysis was used from 11 countries – Cambodia, Central African Republic, Haiti, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe – were pooled.