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Adrian D. van Breda - Child and Family Social Work,

This quantitative study of 575 South African children compared their resilience in terms of individual, family and community protective factors across seven sites, including child and youth care centres, schools in poor communities and schools in middle-class suburban communities.

Patricia Martin - Save the Children,

This paper documents the results of a mapping exercise of the children’s sector in South Africa as of June 2014 to provide an information platform to inform Save the Children's strategic reflection and planning process.

Save the Children,

This document outlines Save the Children South Africa’s strategic ambitions for the period 2015 to 2020.

The African Child Policy Forum & the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, with financial support from Save the Children,

This toolkit is designed to increase knowledge of the rights and duties provided in the ACRWC and ACERWC, educate government officials on the obligations of State Parties and inform civil society actors on the contents of the Charter as well as the mechanisms for engaging with the ACERWC.

De Lannoy A, Swartz S, Lake L & Smith C (eds) 2015 - Children's Institute, University of Cape Town,

The South African Child Gauge is the only publication in the country that provides an annual snap-shot of the status of South Africa’s children.

Sophia Thabane & Madhu Kasira - Social work (Stellenbosch. Online) vol.51 n.1 ,

This article, based on research in progress, discusses possible dangers of child abandonment and neglect in Lesotho, using attachment theory as its theoretical grounding.

Dudzai Nyamutinga and S. M. Kang’ethe - Journal of Human Ecology ,

The present study aimed to evaluate and discuss the appropriateness of institutions caring for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) in the face of HIV/AIDS through a systematic literature review.

Abigail Makuyana and S. M Kang’ethe - Journal of Social Sciences ,

This study has, through an immense literature review analysis explored: the role of OVC care institutions; policy environment of care and protection of OVCs; care of OVCs in institutional care in both South Africa and Botswana; and the experiences of OVCs in care institutions.

Mary Daly, Rachel Bray, Zlata Bruckauf, Jasmina Byrne, Alice Margaria, Ninoslava Pecnik, Maureen Samms-Vaughan ,

This report examines and analyses policies and provision for family support and parenting support based on general literature searches and evidence gathered from 33 UNICEF national offices and detailed case studies of nine countries.

S. M Kang’ethe and Abigail Makuyana - Journal of Social Science ,

The present study, through an extensive review of literature has explored and reconceptualised institutional care and considered the dynamics of institutionalization. The study also examines the effects and impacts of institutionalization on OVCs in South Africa, such as educational attainment, socialization and psychosocial impacts.