Killing them softly? Using children’s rights to empower Africa’s orphans and vulnerable children-Cheney, Kristen E.

This article considers ways to shift the implementation of children’s rights-based aid approaches from protectionism, which hinders orphans and vulnerable children’s (OVCs) survival strategies, to empowerment in order to transform OVC livelihoods. I emphasize children’s citizenship as a means of increasing OVC participation in policy-making.

logo_cide_unige_h120_ENG.png

Children’s Rights European Academic Network (CREAN)

c/o Centre for Children’s Rights Studies
University of Geneva, Valais Campus
PO Box 4176
CH 1950 Sion 4 - Switzerland
 
crean@unige.ch
Tel. +41 (0)27 205 73 06
Top