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by Anna Strebel

Author: Anna Strebel
Language: English
Publisher: HSRC Press (December 31, 2004)
Pages: 24 pages
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This occasional paper provides an overview of evidence-based interventions for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing particularly on home .

This occasional paper provides an overview of evidence-based interventions for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing particularly on home . Examples of projects in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are detailed and common principles of best practice that emerge from an assessment of these projects are highlighted. Format : 149mm x 209mm.

Defining orphaned and vulnerable children. Cape Town: HSRC Press.

The main objective of the project is to provide empirical evidence of the effectiveness of various OVC interventions with a view to identifying best practices for scaling-up in the Southern African region, which is most heavily burdened by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Defining orphaned and vulnerable children.

South Africa has among the worst HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world, and . As part of the development of an HIV prevention intervention for men, key informant interviews and focus group discussions were conducted. Several themes regarding the construction of gender were identified.

South Africa has among the worst HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world, and HIV/AIDS is closely associated with adversarial attitudes toward women and with domestic violence.

2009 Jul;21(7):918-42. A total of 21 studies, varying in scope and generalisability, were identified.

The HIV epidemic affects children disproportionately

The HIV epidemic affects children disproportionately. UNAIDS estimates that 15 million children have lost one or both parents to the disease, and many more are living with sick caregivers.

the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The following section present an analysis of the key reasons. It builds on and expands the education component of the NPA for OVC, ensuring the use of rights based problems to sustain the gains made in the education sector from 1980. 2. Zimbabwe National Strategic Plan for the Education of Girls, Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children 2005-2010. 1 Unaffordable costs of primary and secondary education fees.

Today, over 12 million children in the region have been orphaned by AIDS, a population that is increasing by the minute as HIVpositive parents become ill and die from AIDS (UNAIDS/UNICEF/USAID 2004). Millions more children are living with chronically ill parents, and about three million are themselves infected with the virus. Estimates diffe. ONTINUE READING.

HIV/AIDS Psychological distress AIDS orphans Vulnerable children . The impact of the HIV/AIDS and economic crises on orphans and other vulnerable children in Zimbabwe

HIV/AIDS Psychological distress AIDS orphans Vulnerable children Southern Africa. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 12, 133–148. CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Case, . & Ardington, C. (2006). The impact of the HIV/AIDS and economic crises on orphans and other vulnerable children in Zimbabwe. Childhood Education, 85(6), 347–351.

With the aim to continuously improve transparency and use of evaluation, UNICEF Evaluation . Child vulnerability has been driven by a combination of factors in Zimbabwe including HIV/AIDS and the economic downturn which has led to the collapse of many basic services.

With the aim to continuously improve transparency and use of evaluation, UNICEF Evaluation Office manages the "Global Evaluation Reports Oversight System". The National Action Plan for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (NAP for OVC) is the vehicle through which the national response to the plight of OVC is being implemented.

Of the children orphaned by HIV/AIDS, aged from 0 to. .The development and launch of a National Action Plan on Education-for- All for the period A School Bursary Policy that targets orphans and other vulnerable children. A draft Gender and Education Policy.

Of the children orphaned by HIV/AIDS, aged from 0 to 14 are HIV infected Affected children Of the estimated . 8 million orphans; about 50% are due to HIV/AIDS 10. This is expected to increase to . million by Among the many issues affecting orphans are that children who lose their parents to HIV/AIDS suffer psychological 9 NACC report NASCOP; National estimate of HIV/AIDS in Kenya in 2003, (2004) 10. 11 stress and trauma.