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Orphans and vulnerable children: service provision in Lesotho

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dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-08 en
dc.date.accessioned 2021-04-22T11:15:42Z
dc.date.available 2021-04-22T11:15:42Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.uri http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/september-2011/orphans-vulnerable-children en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/3610
dc.description.abstract Astonishing results of Lesotho's most recent population census reveals that the small country experienced a 70% increase in the number of orphans during the ten-year period from 1996 to 2006. Eye-catching too is the fact that more than 20% of Lesotho's orphans had lost both parents, and that AIDS-related illnesses account for the vast majority of these cases, writes DUNCAN SCOTT. Against this background, the state of service provision for orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) in the impoverished country has come under the spotlight. An AIDS orphan is understood as a child who is an orphan because one or both parents died from AIDS. en
dc.format.medium Intranet en
dc.subject LESOTHO en
dc.subject ORPHANS en
dc.subject ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN (OVC) en
dc.subject SERVICE DELIVERY en
dc.title Orphans and vulnerable children: service provision in Lesotho en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version N en
dc.Volume 9(3) en
dc.BudgetYear 2011/12 en
dc.ResearchGroup Human and Social Development en
dc.SourceTitle HSRC Review en
dc.ArchiveNumber 7017 en
dc.URL http://ktree.hsrc.ac.za/doc_read_all.php?docid=12241 en
dc.PageNumber 14 en
dc.outputnumber 5665 en
dc.bibliographictitle Scott, D. (2011) Orphans and vulnerable children: service provision in Lesotho. <i>HSRC Review</i>. 9(3):14. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/3610 en
dc.publicationyear 2011 en
dc.contributor.author1 Scott, D. en


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