Children Living without Biological Parent
Children at Risk of Separation
Other Relevant Reforms
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By drawing on the experiences of parents, advocates, NGOs, and public officials, this side event invited discussion on how, through strengthening families and tools for prevention, societies can reduce the number of children being institutionalized. During the event, a panel of experts from the Republic of Moldova, South Africa, Burkina Faso, Vietnam, and the United States explored their experiences around efforts to empower parents and keep children with disabilities with their families.
By drawing on the experiences of parents, advocates, NGOs, and public officials, this side event will invite discussion on how through strengthening families and tools for prevention, societies can reduce the number of children being institutionalized.
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 article presents the results of a systematic mapping of social work training programs in countries throughout West Africa, a region historically under‐represented in global discussions of the social welfare workforce.
This study tests the effects of economic intervention—alone and in combination with a family-focused component—on parenting outcomes and children’s reports of violence in rural Burkina Faso.
C’est dans ce contexte que le bureau de l’UNICEF au Burkina Faso se propose par le biais de ces termes de référence de recruter un-e Spécialiste national en Protection de l’Enfant (PE), de niveau NOC, pour assurer la gestion de ce projet, sous un contrat temporaire (TA), pour une période de 364 jours, sous la supervision de la chef de section Protection de l’enfant.
l’UNICEF au Burkina Faso se propose par le biais de ces termes de référence de recruter un-e administrateur-trice national-e en Protection de l’Enfant (PE), de niveau NOB.
UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist in Burkina Faso.
This article from the BBC tells the story of one family, and many others like it, in a small town in Burkina Faso where it has become customary for men to migrate to Italy for work, leaving wives and children behind.