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audio Educational Support in Rural Zululand [audio]

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There is change afoot in relationships between children and adults in Ingwavuma, a district comprising many villages in the hills demarcating South Africa’s border with Swaziland.

Zisize - Ingwavuma, Zululand, South Africa [2010 © greatguides.org]

There is change afoot in relationships between children and adults in Ingwavuma, a district comprising many villages in the hills demarcating South Africa’s border with Swaziland. Traditionally, children are excluded from decision-making in the family, and kept ignorant of events that will radically alter their everyday lives. The source of this change is both the way AIDS is exerting different kinds of pressures on family life, and the sensitive and creative responses by community projects to these new challenges.

Listen to the audio as Rachel Bray interviews children and adults from the Zisize NGO in Ingwavuma.

See also our related story- 'Talking is a major thing'


Author: Rachel Bray
Published Date: 07 Apr 2010
Location: Southern Africa | South Africa
Themes: society | education, HIV, youth, social development