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Rethinking orphanhood and vulnerability in Ethiopia

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‘Orphans’ became a category of vulnerable children deserving special protection in the context of the global AIDS epidemic, and currently the notion of ‘Orphans and vulnerable children’, or ‘OVC’, dominates much of the policy for protecting children across sub-Saharan Africa. Analysis of survey and qualitative data from Young Lives in Ethiopia found that parental death does not guarantee the often assumed negative impacts on children’s experiences, and that inequalities between children ar...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/09614524.2012.673556

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Research group:
Young Lives
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Development in Practice Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
536-548
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1364-9213
ISSN:
0961-4524
URN:
uuid:090e39a0-51b3-4bb0-a67f-203a5f31dae2
Local pid:
ora:9100
Language:
English
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