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.


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