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By Marito H. Garcia, Alan Pence, Judith Evans

ISBN-10: 0821368869

ISBN-13: 9780821368862

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ISBN-13: 9780821368879

Early adolescence, from beginning via college access, was once principally invisible world wide as a coverage quandary for far of the 20th century. young ones, within the eyes of so much nations, have been appendages in their mom and dad or just embedded within the higher relations constitution. the kid didn't end up a separate social entity till institution age (typically six or seven). Africa s destiny, Africa s problem: Early adolescence Care and improvement in Sub-Saharan Africa specializes in the one hundred thirty million young children south of the Sahel during this zero 6 age crew. This e-book, the 1st of its style, provides a balanced selection of articles written via African and non-African authors starting from box practitioners to academicians and from contributors of presidency firms to these of nongovernmental and native businesses. Africa s destiny, Africa s problem compiles the newest information and viewpoints at the nation of Sub-Saharan Africa s childrens. issues coated comprise the explanation for making an investment in kids, coverage developments in early youth improvement (ECD), historic views of ECD in Sub-Saharan Africa together with indigenous techniques, new threats from HIV/AIDS, and the significance of fathers in young ones s lives. The publication additionally addresses coverage improvement and ECD implementation concerns; offers the ECD programming adventure in numerous nations, highlighting most sensible practices and hallenges; and evaluates the impression of ECD courses in a couple of nations.

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African leaders emphasized the links in 2001 when they stated in Africa Fit for Children: “The socioeconomic transformation of the continent rests with investing in the young people . . responding to the needs of Africa’s children is imperative. Children should be the core of priorities for policy makers” (Organization of African Unity 2001, paras. 6–7). The Human Rights Imperative: CRC, ACRWC, and CEDAW CRC, ACRWC, and CEDAW give the human rights, moral, and ethical rationale for the links between ECD and national development.

This volume is the direct result of the forces briefly described above and represents one expression of continuing to build infrastructure and momentum for ECD. Early childhood care and development is on the policy and 4 Pence, Evans, and Garcia program agendas in many SSA countries. And, while a growing body of research is available about young children and their families from other parts of the world, particularly from the United States and Europe, there is a paucity of such information available within and about Africa.

Children in Sub-Saharan Africa There are 54 African countries and 48 in Sub-Saharan Africa,1 including the Sahel. The major focus of this book is on SSA from the Sahel south. Approximately 130 million children between birth and age 6 live in SSA. 7 million children 1 2 Pence, Evans, and Garcia under age 5 die. Rates of birth—and of child deaths—are consistently higher in SSA than in any other part of the world; the under-5 mortality rate of 163 per 1,000 is twice that of the rest of the developing world and 30 times that of industrialized countries (UNICEF 2006).

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