Catalogue by countries / Child-headed Households: a feasible way forward, or an infringment of children's right to alternative care?

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ISS/IRC Code COM-ADOPT-ENG-66
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Title Child-headed Households: a feasible way forward, or an infringment of children's right to alternative care?
Author PHILLIPS Charlotte
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Date published/issue 00-00-2011
Date received 00-00-2011
Place published NETHERLANDS
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Publisher Charlotte Phillips
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ISBN 978-90-817636-0-8
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Document description Research
Country concerned AFRICA
Index Child-care
Free text The author presents an overview of the situation of children in need of alternative care in nine focus countries in the sub-sahara, as well as an anlysis of national legislation on alternative care in general and child headed household, in particular in these countries. In addition, the author concludes with a number of recoomendations, including the adoption of a universal definition of child-headed households and a legal framework for alternative care.

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