Africa's Orphaned and Vulnerable Generations: Children by United Nations

By United Nations

This ebook exhibits how the AIDS epidemic keeps to impact African teenagers disproportionately and in lots of damaging methods, making them extra weak than different youngsters, leaving lots of them orphaned and dangerous their survival. The document comprises new and better study on orphans and weak youngsters, together with what governments, NGO's, the personal region and the foreign neighborhood can do to raised reply.

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3 4 * The Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe AFRICA’S ORPHANED AND VULNERABLE GENERATIONS CHILDREN AFFECTED BY AIDS 27 attached. Strategies for monitoring Much work remains to be done to help to ensure long-term, multi- and evaluating these plans are now ensure that responses to orphans and sectoral government commitment. being developed.

6 United Nations, Review of UNGASS Political Declaration, New York, 2006, A/RES/60, para. 32, p. 5. 7 United Nations, Progress towards implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS. Report of the Secretary-General, Follow-up to the outcome of the 26th special session, 25 July 2003, United Nations A/58/184, New York, p. 20. 8 United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS and the Futures Group, National Responses to Orphans and other Vulnerable Children in sub-Saharan Africa – The OVC Programme Effort Index 2004, September 2004.

3: Percentage of children ages 10–14 who are in school, comparing non-orphans (children living with at least one parent) with double orphans Non-orphans living with at least one parent Double orphans Burkina Faso Guinea Mali Sierra Leone Guinea-Bissau Senegal Côte d'Ivoire Gambia Nigeria Togo Ghana Central African Republic Democratic Republic of the Congo Sudan Cameroon Equatorial Guinea Somalia Ethiopia Comoros Burundi Madagascar Rwanda United Republic of Tanzania Kenya Uganda Zambia Mozambique Angola Swaziland Malawi Namibia Lesotho Zimbabwe Botswana South Africa 0 20 40 60 80 100 Source: Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), 1998–2004.

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