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Busisiwe Ntuli, Mathildah Mokgatle, Sphiwe Madiba - PLoS ONE,

This paper describes how experiencing maternal death affects the psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned youth who left school before completing high school.

Jill Brown, Abril Rangel-Pacheco, Olivia Kennedy, Ndumba Kamwanyah - Parents and Caregivers Across Cultures,

This chapter examines the cultural logic of child care in Africa, focusing on one variation of fosterage, okutekula, among the Ova-ambo in Northern Namibia.

Save the Children,

This report’s primary purpose is to recommend evidence-based strategies to improve the relevance and effectiveness of field interventions that target development outcomes for migrant girls in Southern Africa.

Lisa Dickens and Adrian van Breda - Girls and Boys Town South Africa In partnership with the Department of Social Work and Community Development, University of Johannesburg,

This report presents the latest findings from the Growth Beyond the Town Girls and Boys Town South Africa (GBTSA)/University of Johannesburg (UJ) joint partnership longitudinal research study. Presented are the findings from 150 participants who were interviewed as they disengaged from GBTSA, as well as the outcomes of many of these care-leavers that have been measured each year during follow-up interviews.

Mayimele, Rachel; Makhalemele, Thabo - Gender & Behaviour,

This article focuses on the lived experiences of orphaned learners and their perspectives relating to the support offered by the School-Based Support Team (SBST) within schools, in two education districts of the Free State province, South Africa.

Marianne Strydom, Ulene Schiller, Julie Orme - Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk,

The aim of this article is to determine the current landscape of child protection service delivery and research within the South African context.

Save the Children Sweden,

All over the world, the pandemic has turned children's lives upside down. In this episode of Save the Children Documentary, they share their stories.

Eveline N. Kalomo & Simon George Taukeni - Biopsychosocial Perspectives and Practices for Addressing Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases,

This foundational chapter attempts to provide readers with content to assist in their understanding of the characteristics, role, and experiences of kinship elderly caregivers of children affected and/or infected by HIV and AIDS.

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.

DIRADITSILE Kabo and MMEANYANA Ivy Gosego - African Journal of Social Work,

This study determined the perceived effects of prolonged residential care for children in Botswana.