Orphanhood and the living arrangements of children in sub-saharan africa by Kathleen Beegle

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  • Orphans -- Africa,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Africa,
  • Child care -- Africa

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StatementKathleen Beegle, Deon Filmer, Andrew Stokes, Lucia Tiererova.
SeriesPolicy research working paper -- 4889, Policy research working papers (Online) -- 4889.
ContributionsFilmer, Deon., Stokes, Andrew., Tiererova, Lucia., World Bank.
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LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
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Open LibraryOL23226633M
LC Control Number2009655547

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3 Orphanhood patterns can also have implications or spill-over effects for living arrangements of non-orphans. Evans () studies the extent to which other household members are impacted by orphans with whom they reside.

He uses 42 DHS data sets from Sub-Saharan Africa and finds little evidence that this negative impact Size: KB. Increasing adult mortality due to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa raises considerable concerns about the welfare of surviving children. Studies have found substantial variability across countries in the negative impacts of orphanhood on child health and education.

Orphanhood and the living arrangements of children in sub-saharan Africa. Abstract Increasing adult mortality due to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa raises considerable concern about the welfare of surviving children.

Studies have found substantial variability across countries in the negative impacts of orphanhood on child health and education. Introduction.

By the most recent estimates, more than 12 million children under age 18 in Sub-Saharan Africa are currently orphaned by AIDS (UNAIDS, ).This overwhelming figure, resulting from a steady increase over the past 10 years, has led to substantial concern for the welfare of Orphanhood and the living arrangements of children in sub-saharan africa book and vulnerable by: Orphanhood and the Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa This report is based on data from a household survey from 21 sub-Saharan African countries.

The study examined trends in orphanhood and living arrangements and the links between the two. Orphanhood is common in sub-Saharan Africa, and is a critical issue shaping global assistance for children.

Care arrangements for children are often fluid, and many 'orphaned' children have a. Orphanhood and the living arrangements of children in sub-saharan Africa (English) Abstract Increasing adult mortality due to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa raises considerable concerns about the welfare of surviving by: ().

Older Adults in Sub-Saharan Africa living with children and grandchildren.” (). Orphanhood and childcare patterns in SubSaharan Africa: an analysis of national surveys from 40 countries.” (). Orphans and Schooling in Africa: A Longitudinal Analysis.” (). Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic. Orphanhood and the Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Summary Increasing adult mortality due to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa raises considerable concern about the welfare of surviving children. Studies have found substantial variability across countries in the negative impacts of orphanhood on child health and.

Downloadable. Increasing adult mortality due to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa raises considerable concerns about the welfare of surviving children. Studies have found substantial variability across countries in the negative impacts of orphanhood on child health and education. One hypothesis for this variability is the resilience of the extended family network in some countries to care for.

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Beegle, Kathleen and Filmer, Deon and Stokes, Andrew and Tiererova, Lucia, Orphanhood and the Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa (March 1, ). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series, Vol., pp. - Cited by: Using household survey data from 21 countries in Africa, this study examines trends in orphanhood and living arrangements, and the links between the two.

The findings confirm that orphanhood is increasing, although not all countries are experiencing rapid rises. Orphanhood and the Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa.

This study explores the relationship between orphanhood prevalence, living arrangements and orphanhood reporting. Research on children’s orphanhood status and living arrangements is well established, but not so much in the context of orphanhood data quality assessment. The study provides a historical context of the measurement of orphanhood, the Cited by: 1.

households, and the associated impacts. In countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, a high proportion of children spend at least part of their childhoods not living with their biological parents.

Based on DHS data () from 40 Sub-Saharan African countries, Monasch and Boerma () reported that less than two-thirds of children under Cited by: Research Note The effects of high HIV prevalence on orphanhood and living arrangements of children in Malawi, Tanzania, and South Africa Victoria Hosegood1,3, Sian Floyd1,2, Milly Marston1, Caterina Hill3, Nuala McGrath1, Raphael Isingo4, Amelia Crampin1,2 and Basia Zaba1,4 1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2Karonga Prevention Study, 3Africa Centre for Health and.

trends and differentials in orphanhood prevalence and living arrangements in sub-Saharan Africa (Grassly et al, ; Monasch & Boerma, ; Bicego et al, ).

However, such cross-sectional household surveys have limitations with respect to the validity of their estimates of orphanhood prevalence (Grassly et al, ). Beyond Orphanhood: Rethinking Vulnerability in Ethiopia Living arrangements of children aged 14–15 years old () other non-relatives other relatives vulnerability for children in sub-Saharan Africa.

In the context of the AIDS epidemic however, orphans have, nonetheless, File Size: KB. Orphanhood and child vulnerability MALAWI Working Paper September ABSTRACT A large proportion of Malawian children must grow up in the absence of one or both birth parents.

In all, nearly one-fifth (18 percent) of children aged years of age are orphans, the highest orphan rate in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. There is also a large.

The influence of orphanhood on children’s schooling and labour: evidence from Sub Saharan Africa Working Paper October ABSTRACT This paper explores possible links between orphanhood and two important determinants of child vulnerability - child labour and schooling - using household survey data from 10 Sub Saharan Africa by: In this article, we examine the impact of orphanhood on the living arrangements and school enrollment of children in sub-Saharan Africa, using data from 19 DHS studies that were conducted in 10 countries between and We find that orphans in Africa are significantly less likely than nonorphans to be enrolled in school.

We focus on. In South Africa—where the HIV epidemic started later, has been very severe, and has not yet stabilized—the incidence of orphanhood among children is double that of the other populations. The living arrangements of children vary considerably between the Cited by:   To illustrate the strengths of the care-related information available through these datasets, we have conducted an analysis on orphanhood and living arrangements data based on available DHS and MICS surveys from 77 countries from sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, North Africa/West Asia/and Europe, Central Asia, and South and Cited by: 3.

Sub-Saharan Africa's older population is projected to nearly double in size by At the same time, demographic changes have caused major shifts in the units primarily responsible for the care of older adults: the family and household.

Orphanhood and the living arrangements of children in sub-Saharan Africa. World Development, 38, 12 Cited by: 4. Chuong, C. & Operario, D. () Challenging household dynamics: impact of orphanhood, parental absence, and children's living arrangements on education in South Africa.

Global Public Health 7 (1), 42 – Cited by: Paul Bennell, "The Impact of the AIDS Epidemic on the Schooling of Orphans and Other Directly Affected Children in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol.

41(3), pages Manohar P. Sharma, This paper looks at whether orphanhood is linked to child labour and school attendance. It presents the extent and nature of the orphanhood phenomenon, including orphan rates, distribution of orphans by category (i.e., maternal, paternal or double), and orphans’ living arrangements; describes evidence of links between orphanhood and children’s time use, and in particular evidence of links.

In South Africa - where the HIV epidemic started later, has been very severe, and has not yet stabilized - the incidence of orphanhood among children is double that of the other populations. The living arrangements of children vary considerably between the populations, particularly in relation to fathers.

Orphanhood was more common in the southern Africa subregion than in other parts of sub-Saharan Africa. The age distribution of orphans is fairly consistent across countries (data not shown). Overall, approximately 15% of the orphans are 0–4 years old, 35% are. Similarly, Crivello and Chuta () note that more Ethiopian children are separated from parents by other causes than by orphanhood.

Moreover, 85% of Africa’s orphans have a surviving parent (Meintjes and Giese, ). Thus, orphans’ living arrangements are not necessarily very different from those of Cited by: Orphanhood and the living arrangements of children in Sub-Saharan Africa "Increasing adult mortality due to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa raises considerable concerns about the welfare of surviving children.

Studies have found substantial variability across countries in the negative impacts of orphanhood on. where schooling is lower by up to 3 years (or one standard deviation) compared to other children.

We also find that the impacts of orphanhood vary according to living and fostering arrangements at time of the event. In sub-Saharan Africa, the prevalence of orphanhood among children has been greatly exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Orphanhood and the Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa Beegle, Kathleen; Filmer, Deon; Stokes, Andrew; Tiererova, Lucia () Increasing adult mortality due to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa raises considerable concerns about the welfare of surviving children.

Orphanhood is common in sub-Saharan Africa, therefore it is critical to understand the fluidity of care. In fact, many 'orphaned' children have a surviving biological parent. This study examines the protective effects of family-level factors on early sex and pregnancy in rural Sierra Leone. Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research () Chapter: 4.

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Kin Relations, Living Arrangements, and the Elderly in South Africa. A high orphanhood rate and low investments in children’s human capital accumulation are two main characteristics of many African countries.2 In particular, Sub-Saharan Africa countries face the most important orphan crisis in the developing world.

Approximately 12 percent of children. Using longitudinal data from three demographic surveillance systems (DSS) and a retrospective cohort study, we estimate levels and trends in the prevalence and incidence of orphanhood in South Africa, Tanzania, and Malawi in the period – The prevalence of maternal, paternal, and double orphans rose in all three populations.

In South Africa—where the HIV epidemic started Cited by: Poverty, AIDS, Orphanhood, Gender, and Child Schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of the Evidence In response, some have called for targeted schooling subsidies for orphans and other children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS, on the assumption that such children are under-enrolled.

This paper provides an overview of the data sources used by Author: David Mather. Impact of Orphanhood on Underweight Prevalence in Sub-Saharan Africa Jonathan Rivers, John Mason, Eva Silvestre, Stuart Gillespie, Mary Mahy, and Roeland Monasch Food and Nutrition Bulletin 1, Cited by:

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