Welfare policy for orphans passes the test

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2009
TITLE AUTHOR(S): T.Tamasane, J.Head
KEYWORDS: ORPHANS, POLICY FORMULATION, WELFARE
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/April-2009/welfare-policy
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 5748

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Abstract

The literature suggests that there is a crisis of care for children who are orphaned by AIDS. The authors investigated extended family care for orphans and other vulnerable children among 8 163 children in a semi-rural local municipality in the Free State. Here they report their findings.