Boundaries of care: the role of the school in supporting vulnerable children in the context of HIV and AIDS

SOURCE: African Journal of AIDS Research
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2007
TITLE AUTHOR(S): U.Hoadley
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION POLICY, HIV/AIDS, ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN (OVC), POVERTY, SCHOOLS
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 4980

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Abstract

This paper is a response to a growing vision of schools as sites of care and support for vulnerable children in the context of HIV and AIDS. The aim is to interrogate this notion and to raise some key issues in considering the role of schools in the context of the epidemic.