Children Living without Biological Parent
Formal Alternative Care Arrangements
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This paper examines all policy and laws related to families in the South, West, East and Central regions of sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
This study seeks to improve understanding of the risks and types of sexual and gender-based violence faced by children who migrate on their own, as well as the unfortunate and widespread gaps in protection and assistance for these children.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Le présent document constitue le rapport de référence pour le Projet pour la Protection des Enfants Migrants le long du Corridor Abidjan-Lagos (CORAL), conçu principalement en tant qu'analyse de situation susceptible d'orienter la programmation future du projet.
The present document constitutes the baseline report for the Project for the Protection of Migrant children along the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor (CORAL), undertaken primarily as a situation analysis able to guide future programming.
This research brief is based on a baseline study carried out in the first phase of the Child Migrants Along the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor (CORAL) project to help identify situated approaches to implementation, drawing evidence from all five countries but aiming for locally specific actions and solutions.
This feature story from the World Bank describes a pilot social safety net program in Benin, financed by the World Bank, that is helping to reduce child trafficking to Nigeria.
This Strategic Paper, from the Igarapé Institute, reviews emerging capabilities of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to prevent violence against children in the Global South.
This report from SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire provides reviews and assessments of the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children in 21 countries around the world.