By United Nations

This ebook exhibits how the AIDS epidemic maintains to impact African teenagers disproportionately and in lots of damaging methods, making them extra susceptible than different young ones, leaving lots of them orphaned and dangerous their survival. The file comprises new and better study on orphans and weak young ones, together with what governments, NGO's, the personal zone and the overseas group can do to higher reply.

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Children in residential care: The Zimbabwean Experience’, draft internal report, provided by UNICEF Zimbabwe, 2005, p. 5. iii World Conference of Religions for Peace and United Nations Children’s Fund, ‘Study of the Response by Faith-Based Organizations to Orphans and Vulnerable Children’, UNICEF, New York, January 2004, p. 12. iv Tolfree, David, Roofs and Roots: The Care of Separated Children in the Developing World. Arena, Aldershot, United Kingdom, 1995, p. ’, discussion paper included in Williamson, Jan, A Family is for a Lifetime: Part I.

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It is an important larly pressing, given that the AIDS epi- Rapidly accelerated and adequately step in the creation of a more support- demic is now well into its third decade. resourced action that is based on the growing body of evidence can help ive environment. We must step up efforts to achieve ensure that orphans and vulnerable Reducing stigma and discrimination at this, and, equally important, to meas- children grow up safe, healthy, happy scale requires increased access to ure the effectiveness of programmes and well-educated, with the chance to information, aggressively challenging supporting orphans, vulnerable chil- achieve their true potential.

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