Whetten mentioned in “Closure of Rwanda genocide orphanages exacts heavy toll” Article

 

Radical decision to close down country’s 34 institutions has been fraught with difficulties.

“Kathryn Whetten, a professor at Duke University in the US, followed 1,357 children in institutions, and 1,480 in families in Ethiopia and Tanzania, to compare the effect of living in orphanages with family care.

Whetten published her conclusions in the scientific journal PLOS ONE in 2014, saying that without substantial improvements in care and support, placing children back with families will not significantly improve their welfare.”

Please click here to read this article.

child

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

STAY CONNECTED WITH CHPIR:

COPYRIGHT © 2018 LOCALTOGLOBALDESIGN