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Context matters: fostering, orphanhood and schooling in sub-Saharan Africa (2014)
Journal Article
Hampshire, K., Porter, G., Agblorti, S., Robson, E., Munthali, A., & Abane, A. (2015). Context matters: fostering, orphanhood and schooling in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of biosocial science, 47(2), 141-164. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021932014000169

A growing body of research suggests that orphanhood and fostering might be (independently) associated with educational disadvantage in sub-Saharan Africa. However, literature on the impacts of orphanhood and fostering on school enrolment, attendance... Read More about Context matters: fostering, orphanhood and schooling in sub-Saharan Africa.

Income-generating activities for young people in southern Africa: exploring AIDS and other constraints (2010)
Journal Article
Hajdu, F., Ansell, N., Robson, E., Van Blerk, L., & Chipeta, L. (2011). Income-generating activities for young people in southern Africa: exploring AIDS and other constraints. The Geographical journal, 177(3), 251-263. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4959.2010.00381.x

This paper reports on a study with rural young people (aged 10-24 years) in Malawi and Lesotho, focusing on their opportunities to learn skills and access capital and assets to engage in income-generating activities (IGAs). Participatory group exerci... Read More about Income-generating activities for young people in southern Africa: exploring AIDS and other constraints.