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Title:Special issue on child welfare in Zimbabwe
Editor:Mupedziswa, RodreckISNI
Periodical:Journal of Social Development in Africa (ISSN 1012-1080)
City of publisher:Harare
Publisher:School of Social Work
Geographic term:Zimbabwe
street children
child care
social security
Abstract:The articles of this special issue address issues of social development and child welfare in Zimbabwe. Contents: A comparative analysis of impact of alternative care approaches on psychosocial wellbeing of orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) in Zimbabwe (Stella Takaza et al.); Socioeconomic circumstances of children with disabilities in Zimbabwe: Implications for human and social capital development (Edmos Mtetwa and Kefasi Nyikahadzoi); Factors that enhance intrapersonal wellness of orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) in institutions and community-based settings in Zimbabwe (Belamino K. Chikwaiwa et al.); Innocent inmates: The case of children living with incarcerated mothers in Zimbabwe's Chikurubi Prison (Abel B. Matsika et al., arguing that joint incarceration (of mother and child) is often justified on the grounds that it ensures social protection of the children who are inadvertently caught up in the incarceration process); Children living and/or working on the streets in Harare: Issues and challenges (George A. Muchinako et al.); Challenges faced by western-modelled residential care institutions in preparing the residents for meaningful re-integration into society: A case study of a Harare-based children's home (Charles Dziro et al.); Challenges faced by young persons living with HIV: The case of children on the community outreach support programme in Harare, Zimbabwe (L. Ruparanganda et al.). [ASC Leiden abstract]