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 sought to determine the risk and prevalence of drug abuse among street children focusing on those in the car parks in the Gambia.
A child protection awareness forum was held in the Lower River Region of Gambia to help promote positive discipline in every day parenting.
UNICEF and Gambia announced the launch of Gambia's National Child Protection Policy 2016-2020.
This report from UNICEF highlights the many dangers, risks, and challenges faced by unaccompanied refugee and migrant children travelling to Europe on their own to escape conflict, poverty, or other forms of oppression.
This article tells the story of Yahya, a young man who escaped an abusive father in rural Gambia and underwent a harrowing journey through Northern Africa, eventually arriving in Sicily in 2013.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination of the combined second and third periodic reports of The Gambia (CRC/C/GAM/2-3).
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.
This report is based on a synthesis of eight assessments of the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children (“the Guidelines”) in Benin, Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia and Zimbabwe.