Africa

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Africa. Browse resources by region, country, or category. Resources related particularly to North Africa can also be found on the Middle East and North Africa page.

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Rebecca Nhep, Better Care Network; Dr Kate van Doore, Law Futures Centre & Griffith Law School,

यस अध्ययनले सातवटा केन्द्रित देशहरूमा २१ अर्ध-संरचित अन्तर्वार्ताहरू समावेश गरी गुणस्तरीय अनुसन्धान अध्ययन सञ्चालन गरेर निजी रूपमा सञ्चालित र वित्त पोषित आवासीय हेरचाह संस्थाहरूको सानो संख्यामा COVID-19 को प्रभावको अन्वेषण गर्दछ।

UNICEF, Changing the Way We Care,

The UNICEF-Changing the Way We Care Regional Learning Platform for Eastern and Southern Africa held its first webinar of the year on Child Protection System Strengthening and Care Reform.

UNICEF, Changing the Way We Care,

This webinar will provide an overview of child protection system strengthening and the linkages between this approach and care reform.  It will outline the ten components of a system strengthening approach to care reform and provide three examples of putting these components into practice. The examples will be presented by UNICEF country office staff, government agencies and their partners. They will focus on the development of the national care form strategy in Kenya, workforce strengthening for care reform in Rwanda, and care system assessment in Uganda.  

Doreen Ajiambo, Gerald Matembu, Derrick Silimina - Global Sisters Report,

The goal is as simple as it is complicated to achieve: Shift the care of children from institutions like orphanages to a family or family-like environment. Catholic sisters in three African nations — Uganda, Zambia and Kenya — are leading the way in creating new models for caring for children. Their efforts are the core of the recent launch of Catholic Care for Children International (CCCI) under the auspices of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) — one of many faith groups leading policy reform and family-based alternatives to institutional care.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

A poster for Child Protection teams to emphasize the evidence based practices of engaging volunteers that were documented in the research.

Changing the Way We Care, UNICEF, Government of Zambia,

This virtual study tour aims to provide you with an overview of care reform in Zambia from the comfort of your own home. Care reform relates to the care of children.

Changing the Way We Care, UNICEF, Government of Kenya,

This Changing the Way We Care virtual study tour aims to provide an overview of care reform in Kenya from the comfort of your own home. Care reform relates to the care of children. It refers to efforts to improve the legal and policy frameworks, structures, services, supports and resources that determine and deliver alternative care, prevent family separation and support families to care for children well.

Changing the Way We Care, UNICEF, Government of Uganda,

This virtual study tour aims to provide you with an overview of care reform in Uganda from the comfort of your own home. Care reform relates to the care of children.

The Associated Press,

The United Nations says food distribution in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray region has reached its “all-time lowest” while more than 50,000 children are thought to be severely malnourished, the latest sign of growing crisis amid efforts to end the country’s 14-month war.

Halima Athumani - Voice of America,

KAMPALA — Uganda reopened schools this month after a nearly two-year shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of students have returned, but many others have not, due to poverty and the need to earn income for their families.