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Africa's Orphaned and Vulnerable Generations Children Affected by AIDS

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This document updates the 2003 report "Africa's Orphaned Generations". It incorporates new and refined estimates of the number of children orphaned in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as current research on the impact of AIDS and orphaning. Issues discussed include the scale of the orphan crisis, interactions between poverty and HIV, family structures in Africa, the impact of the crisis on children, and ways to support orphaned children and their caregivers.

Publisher: United Nations Children's Fund
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Audience: Policymakers
Literacy level: Medium
Topic Area: Orphans & Affected Families
Resource Type: Policy Analysis