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By Marito H. Garcia, Alan Pence, Judith Evans

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ISBN-13: 9780821368862

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Early adolescence, from delivery via institution access, was once mostly invisible around the globe as a coverage hindrance for a lot of the 20 th century. little ones, within the eyes of such a lot nations, have been appendages in their mom and dad or just embedded within the better kinfolk constitution. the kid didn't end up a separate social entity until eventually tuition age (typically six or seven). Africa s destiny, Africa s problem: Early youth Care and improvement in Sub-Saharan Africa makes a speciality of the one hundred thirty million teenagers south of the Sahel during this zero 6 age staff. This publication, the 1st of its style, provides a balanced number of articles written by means of African and non-African authors starting from box practitioners to academicians and from contributors of presidency organisations to these of nongovernmental and native organisations. Africa s destiny, Africa s problem compiles the newest info and viewpoints at the nation of Sub-Saharan Africa s young children. subject matters coated contain the reason for making an investment in youngsters, coverage tendencies in early adolescence improvement (ECD), old views of ECD in Sub-Saharan Africa together with indigenous techniques, new threats from HIV/AIDS, and the significance of fathers in little ones s lives. The publication additionally addresses coverage improvement and ECD implementation concerns; offers the ECD programming adventure in different nations, highlighting most sensible practices and hallenges; and evaluates the impression of ECD courses in a few international locations.

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1997). Investments in Young Children Cross-national data on the status of young children in Africa highlight the dire conditions and the urgent need to improve nutrition, health, and early childhood conditions in nearly all of the countries. The region has the highest rates of absolute child poverty in the world, affecting more than half of all the young children. The findings from the cross-national data presented in this chapter confirm earlier research that investing in young children would likely improve the chances of these children to succeed later in life.

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