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Families and inclusive societies in Africa

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dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-24 en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-19T12:59:30Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-19T12:59:30Z
dc.date.issued 2018-10-24 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/12796
dc.description.abstract The African family charters unambiguously recognize the family institution as a foundation of society. This is in line with the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) guiding principles, which recognized the family as the basic unit of society, and thus societies are encouraged to strengthen this institution. The African Charter on Human and People's Rights as well as other regional and country specific charters also endorses the family as the natural unit, foundational basis and pillar of society. The African Charter further urges states to take care of family health and morale. Although in the African charters there is a call for recognition of traits that have always been associated with the traditional African family, the fact that families on the continent have diversified both in form and in their function, has also been acknowledged. It is thus important to begin by demonstrating how the notion of African family has evolved. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher AFRICAN SUN MeDIA en
dc.subject FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS en
dc.subject SOCIAL INCLUSION en
dc.subject AFRICA en
dc.title Families and inclusive societies in Africa en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version N en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume 107 en
dc.BudgetYear 2018/19 en
dc.ResearchGroup Human and Social Development en
dc.SourceTitle Quarterly Bulletin of the Vienna NGO Committee on the Family en
dc.ArchiveNumber 10578 en
dc.PageNumber 7-12 en
dc.outputnumber 9569 en
dc.bibliographictitle Makiwane, M. & Kaunda, C.J. (2018) Families and inclusive societies in Africa . <i>Quarterly Bulletin of the Vienna NGO Committee on the Family </i>. 107:7-12. en
dc.publicationyear 2018 en
dc.contributor.author1 Makiwane, M. en
dc.contributor.author2 Kaunda, C.J. en


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