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Lesotho and Children and young people

Lesotho
  • Capital: Maseru
  • Population: 1919552
  • Size: 30355.0 Km2

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Averting 'New Variant Famine' in Southern Africa: building food-secure livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
N. Ansell; E. Robson; L. van Blerk; F. Hajdu / Economic and Social Research Council, UK 2009
Numerous reports have linked AIDS’ impacts on young people and their long term food insecurity, through, for instance, orphans’ failure to inherit property and resources; inability to retain rights to land which they are too...
Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food-secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
N. Ansell / Department for International Development, UK 2009
Southern Africa is experiencing the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the effects...
Learning from young people about their lives: using participatory methods to research the impacts of AIDS in southern Africa
N. Ansell; F. Hajdu; L. van Blerk; E. Robson / Children's Geographies 2012
Methods of participatory research have become popular among children’s geographers as they are believed to enable young people to speak openly about their lives in unthreatening contexts. In this paper the authors reflect...
Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
Department for International Development, UK 2009
Southern Africa is experi-encing the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the ef-fec...
Income generating activities as components of sustainable rural livelihoods for young southern Africans - AIDS and other constraints
The Geographical Journal 2011
The literature dedicated to exploring rural livelihoods in southern Africa has devoted comparatively little attention to non-agricultural livelihoods, as several authors have pointed out. This gap in knowledge about non-agricultural l...
HIV-related discrimination among grade six Students in nine Southern African countries
B. Maughan-Brown; N. Spaull / PLoS ONE 2014
HIV-related stigmatisation and discrimination by young children towards their peers have important consequences at the individual level and for our response to the epidemic, yet research on this area is limited. This study exam...
Youth and adult learning and education in Lesotho
S.M. Setoi / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2012
Youth and ault education faces great challenges in Lesotho. It is firstly a big challenge to plan for youth and adult education when the country is struggling to get its conventional schooling system to function appropriately. There a...
Youth and adult learning and education in southern africa: overview of a five nation study
J. Aitchison / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2012
Many countries in southern Africa are facing a critical and growing challenge – how to provide an education that meets the socio-economic needs of their bulging youth populations. Primary school drop-out rates remain high across...
The role of the education sector in poviding care and support for orphans and vulnerable children in Lesotho and Swaziland
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2013
As the HIV epidemic continues to unfold across southern Africa, countries are still struggling to find effective means to address many of its negative impacts at individual, family and community levels. One of the most complicated cha...
How effectively do National Plans of Action address the needs of the youngest orphans and vulnerable children?
P. Engle / Bernard van Leer Foundation 2008
Although it is recognised that the focus of support must be on all children made vulnerable by HIV and AIDS, including those living with sick parents or in extreme poverty, the youngest are often invisible to programme planners, despi...
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