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Session 111:
Child fosterage and adoption

Friday, December 9
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Samandin 10
Complexe Ouaga 2000

Chair: Vongai Kandiwa, Cornell University
Discussant: Marc Pilon, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)

  1. The status of West Africa’s fostered children (WITHDRAWN)Ama Baafra Abeberese, Columbia University; Pearl Kyei, Population Council

  2. An anthropological demographic evaluation of why Botswana’s national formal foster care program for orphans failedBianca Dahl, Brown University

  3. Who is “vulnerable”? School enrollment among foster-children and orphans in West & Southern AfricaEmily Smith Greenaway, Pennsylvania State University; Jessica Heckert, Pennsylvania State University

  4. Factors of residential solidarity in Burkina FasoSibiri Paul Sawadogo, Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD); Souonyir Rogatien Somda, Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD)

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