Southern Africa

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Southern Africa. Browse resources by country or category for more specific information.

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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.

Rajeshree Moodley, Tanusha Raniga, Vishanthie Sewpaul - Emerging Adulthood19 Dec 2018

Informed by the qualitative method and the descriptive-interpretive design, this study, which was underscored by radical humanist goals of structural social work, reflects the voices of 16 youth who had transitioned out of care.

Leila Patel, Tessa Hochfeld, Jenita Chiba - International Journal of Social Welfare6 Dec 2018

This qualitative study sought to explore the perspectives of a group of South African caregivers, all of whom were in receipt of a Child Support Grant (CSG), in relation to their own caregiving and family functioning.

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance28 Nov 2018

Presenters of this webinar will share background on the history of tthe South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP), its role and composition.

Patricia Martin, Katharine Hall and Lori Lake - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018

This chapter from the South African Child Gauge 2018 reviews national policies supporting families as well as other services in South Africa that seek to strengthen families and address the needs of vulnerable families in the country.

Katharine Hall and Winnie Sambu - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018

This chapter from the South African Child Gauge 2018 provides an overview of children living in poverty in South Africa, highlighting those living in households without an employed adult.

Paula Proudlock and Stefanie Rohrs - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018

This chapter from the South African Child Gauge 2018 reviews the latest developments in law and policy affecting children in South Africa. 

Nolwazi Mkhwanazi, Tawanda Makusha, Deidre Blackie, Lenore Manderson, Katharine Hall and Mayke Huijbregts - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018

This chapter from the South African Child Gauge 2018 focuses on childcare and children’s caregivers in South Africa and aims to address the following questions: Who provides care for children? How does the state support or undermine care choices? Why and how should the state support caregivers?

Katharine Hall and Winnie Sambu - South African Child Gauge 201820 Nov 2018

This chapter from South African Child Gauge 2018 describes the demographics of children's household living arrangements in South Africa, including details on orphaned children.

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