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Social protection of Africa"s orphans and other vulnerable children

K. Subbarao

Social protection of Africa"s orphans and other vulnerable children

issues and good practice program options

by K. Subbarao

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Published by World Bank, Africa Region in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orphans -- Africa,
  • Child welfare -- Africa,
  • Children -- Africa -- Social conditions,
  • AIDS (Disease) in children -- Africa -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-43).

    StatementK. Subbarao, Angel Mattimore, Kathrin Plangemann.
    GenreStatistics
    SeriesAfrica Region human development working paper series
    ContributionsMattimore, Angel., Plangemann, Kathrin., World Bank. Africa Regional Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1337 .S832 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24079161M
    LC Control Number2009526832

      The United Nations Children’s Fund has signed a cooperation agreement with two organisations in Lesotho under which it will allocate over $ million to boost an integrated social protection system for orphans and other vulnerable children in the groups – World Vision Lesotho and Sentebale – will use the funds for projects that contribute to the achievement of Lesotho’s. The National Policy on Orphans and Vulnerable Children defines an orphan as “a child who lost one or both parents because of death and is under the age of 18 years”, and a vulnerable child as a “child who needs care and protection”. The Education Sector Policy for Orphans and Vulnerable Children extends the meaning of vulnerable children to.

      Worldwide, there are more than million orphans and vulnerable children affected by Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) (HIV OVC), defined as individuals below the age of 18 who have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS or have been made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS; they are at risk for negative psychosocial and cognitive outcomes. The El-Shadai Orphans Home (EOH) is a Community - Based Organization (CBO) based in Kibangu area, Ubungo ward in Kinondoni Municipality. The organization decided to set up a centre for orphans and other vulnerable children so as to address their problems at the community level.

      Introduction: Orphan and vulnerable children are at high risk for malnutrition due to poor economic status, less medical and social care. Despite the high number of Orphans and Vulnerable Children with potential risk for malnutrition in Ethiopia, there is insufficient evidence that indicates the nutritional status as well as the effect of orphan hood and child vulnerability on nutritional status. INTRODUCING CASH TRANSFERS AS A FORM OF SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR ORPHANS AND (OTHER) VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN ZIMBABWE: LESSONS FROM OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES BY LIN MARY MANYIKA This Dissertation is submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Masters in Child Care and Protection (MChPr) in the FACULTY OF LAW at the.


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Social protection of Africa"s orphans and other vulnerable children by K. Subbarao Download PDF EPUB FB2

The number of AIDS orphans, estimated at 12 million inis projected to increase to 35 million by In addition, the continent has a high number of orphans due to conflicts in as many as 16 countries, as well as numerous street children.

The impact of the orphan. Orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) remain a pressing challenge for many countries in sub-Saharan Africa due to HIV/AIDS. In the face of. The note is based on the "Social Protection of Africa's Orphans and vulnerable children" study, which looks at HIV/AIDS, and the violent conflicts that are giving rise to a massive generation of orphans in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Table of Contents. Part 1: Context 1. Social Protection for Africa’s Children Sudhanshu Handa, Stephen Devereux, and Douglas Webb 2. The Case for Social Protection for Children Lorraine Blank, Stephen Devereux and Sudhanshu Handa Part 2: Targeting 3.

Reaching Orphans and Vulnerable Children through Cash Transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa Simulation results from alternative targeting. Access to health care is one of the most pressing challenges for social protection in Africa. Many people face major difficulties in accessing health services due to financial constraints.

orphans and other vulnerable groups, and as targeted social assistance programmes. child support for school age children and a minimum pension.

In Southern African Development Community (SADC), children and youth constitue the majority of the population and are considered both a demographic bonus and a major ing to UNICEFSADC is home to more than 17 million orphans while even more children and youth remain vulnerable. The current HIV and AIDS pandemic threatens to make the situation even worse over the.

Orphans and Vulnerable Children Living in a World of AIDS (The Framework) was accordingly created in by the Global Partners Forum on Children Affected by HIV and AIDS (GPF)4.

The Framework advocates for increased mobilisation of action by governments and other national stakeholders to support orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC). The purpose of this book is to make accessible to a broad audience the ideas, principles and practicalities of establishing effective social protection in Africa.

It focuses on the major shift in strategy for tackling hunger and vulnerability, from emergency responses mainly in the form of food transfers to predictable cash transfers to the chronically poorest social groups. This document is the official policy governing National Orphans and OVC of the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) of the Republic of Uganda.

The policy interprets a vision of a society where all orphans and other vulnerable children live to their full potential, where their rights and aspirations are fulfilled.

Needy families have been locked out of a government cash transfer programme over what they describe as ïmpossible standards". The Nation visited several households in Mlango Kubwa and Mukuru Kwa. Realizing the Full Potential of Social Safety Nets in Africa (English) Abstract.

Poverty has been declining in Sub-Saharan Africa, but millions are still poor or vulnerable. To address this ongoing and complex problem, all countries in the region have now deployed social safety net programs as part of their core development plans.

• Increase cooperation and information exchange on social protection activities. • Develop reliable long-term funding for social protection, both from national budgets and development partners. The Cape Town Declaration on Enhanced Parliamentary Response to the Crisis of Orphans and Other Children Made Vulnerable by HIV in Africa.

Vulnerable child. A vulnerable child is defined as being under the age of 18 years and currently at high risk of lacking adequate care and protection. Accordingly, all children are vulnerable by nature compared to adults, but some are more critically vulnerable than others.

OVERVIEW InSwaziland joined several other African countries in developing National Plans of Action (NPAs) for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). Included as a central plank in Swaziland’s –10 NPA was an approach to the social inclusion of OVC, Neighbourhood Care Points, which had previously been developed as a scheme with.

Development of SADC minimum package of services for orphans and vulnerable children and youth: The situation of orphans and other vulnerable children and youth in SADC Region.

Regional Situation Analysis Report. Gaborone, Botswana. SAGE. ().The SAGE encyclopaedia of social science research methods. SAGE Publications. Save the Children. on Orphans and other Vulnerable Children (OVC) that took place on Juneit is understood that “ an OVC in Namibia is a child under the age of 18 whose mother.

The need to reconsider the livelihood part of the social protection agenda for orphans and other vulnerable children 9 Discussion of Key Terms and Concepts 10 Social protection 10 Social support framework for Malawi 11 Livelihood-based social protection 11 Orphans and other vulnerable children.

Fast fact: Of the million [ million million] children aged living with HIV globally, only 53 [] per cent were receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Globally, children under age 15 account for about 5 per cent of all people living with HIV, 9 per cent of new HIV infections and 14 per cent of all AIDS-related deaths.

Box 6: Evidence from the Kenya Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children programme 28 or other independent actors. These tend to be ‘proof of concept’ evaluations of small-scale pilots. social protection for children in Africa. Tanzania’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) uses a working definition of Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) to provide social protection to orphans and other vulnerable children.

MVC is defined as those children who are adversely affected by the AIDS crisis as well as all children. The African Development Bank and the government of Sierra Leone have launched a project to support 3, Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) survivors and orphans, and other vulnerable sectors of society in.Toolkit for programming assistance to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Sub-Saharan Africa (Russian) Abstract.

Orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) are among the most vulnerable population groups in Africa. Without support and protection, they are exposed to the risk of abusive labor, lack of education, malnutrition, disease, and.GREENBERG, A.

Enhanced protection for children affected by AIDS: a companion paper to the framework for the protection, care and support of orphans and vulnerable children living in a world with HIV and AIDS.

New York: UNICEF. GRUSKIN, S. & TARANTOLA, D. Human rights and children affected by HIV/AIDS.