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Research outputs: ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN (OVC)
2019 A qualitative study on teachers' perceptions of their learners' mental health problems in a disadvantaged community in South Africa
The combination of extensive poverty, violence and HIV has potential mental health impacts on children in Southern Africa. This article is n...
2018 Orphans and scholastic performance in Mankweng circuit: policy implications for Limpopo province
This policy brief draws from the findings of a study which investigated the academic performance of orphaned learners aged between eight and...Download this report
2018 What role for community?: critical reflections on state-driven support for vulnerable children and orphans in South Africa
The HIV&AIDS; pandemic in South Africa has left behind large numbers of vulnerable children and orphans. Current estimates suggest that 3.7 ...
2017 The effects of orphanhood on scholastic performance among primary school learners in Mankweng of Limpopo province, South Africa
The well-being of learners is critical for attention, memory, language, perception, decision making and problem solving. Stressors such as t...