Extended families and perceived caregiver support to AIDS orphans in Rakai district of Uganda
AbstractTo understand the role of extended family in responding to problems of AID-orphaned children and adolescents in Uganda, the study examines who are the primary caregivers of AIDS-orphaned children and adolescents, what are the types of caregiving provided to orphans and whether the quality of caregiving varies by the primary caregiver's gender and type.
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Volume (Year): 34 (2012)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
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Extended family; Orphaned adolescents; Economic empowerment intervention; Uganda; Sub-Saharan Africa; Suubi Project;
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