Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 214

Full Length Research Paper

Foster care ontologies: A qualitative study in Zimbabwe

Musavengana W. T. Chibwana
  • Musavengana W. T. Chibwana
  • Senior Child Protection Officer, African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 02 September 2019
  •  Accepted: 07 October 2019
  •  Published: 31 October 2019

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