Southern Africa

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REPSSI27 Aug 2019
Location: 
Windhoek, Namibia

REPSSI is hosting its 5th biannual Psychosocial Support (PSS) Forum, under the theme “Breaking Barriers…Creating Connections” which is organised jointly by the Government of Namibia.

South African National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW) & CYC-Net2 Jul 2019
Location: 
Durban, South Africa

The National Executive Committee of the South African National Association of Child Care Workers(NACCW) and the Board of Governors of CYC-Net have announced details of the 22nd NACCW Biennial Conference and the 4th CYC-Net World Conference to be held in Durban, South Africa from 2-4 July 2019.

Better Care Network31 May 2019

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Mariam Adepeju Abdulraheem-Mustapha - Child Justice Administration in Africa30 May 2019

This chapter from the boom Child Justice Administration in Africa examines the development of the child justice system in South Africa. The empirical findings in this book revealed the models put in place for alternative care of children in need of care and protection, which the author believes were hindered by inadequate budgetary allocations and could have been recorded in the administration of child justice in South Africa.

Victoria Sharley, Janetta Ananias, Alyson Rees, Emmerita Leonard - The British Journal of Social Work24 Apr 2019

This article initiates the conversation on the conceptualisation of child neglect in Namibia, reporting findings from a small study undertaken in 2017.

Siphokazi Kwatubana & Mashuda Ebrahim - Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal17 Apr 2019

This research investigated the psychosocial-support provision for learners from child-headed households (CHHs) in five public high schools in South Africa.

Masego Katisi, Philip Jefferies, Olebogeng Dikolobe, Onkarabile Moeti, Joshua Brisson, Michael Ungar - Child & Youth Care Forum15 Mar 2019

The goal of this study was to investigate the efficacy of the Balekane EARTH program, a 2-week wilderness-based therapeutic intervention in Botswana for children who have been orphaned.

Zeenat Yassin, Charlene Jennifer Erasmus, Josè Frantz - Global Social Welfare14 Feb 2019

This study explored children orphaned by AIDS perceptions and experiences of HIV-related stigma and how it has affected their psychosocial well-being.

Leila Patel, Tessa Hochfeld, Eleanor Ross, Jenita Chiba, Karin Luck - The Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA), University of Johannesburg1 Feb 2019

This report presents the findings of an intervention study evaluating the short-term outcomes of Sihleng’imizi Family Programme, an evidence-based preventative social-educational intervention.

Together for Girls1 Jan 2019

The Lesotho VACS Fact Sheet provides country-specific data on sexual and physical violence against children in Lesotho.

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