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Words related to orphaned

deprived of parents by death or desertion

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He said the federal government was committed for the welfare of orphaned and poor children of the tribal areas and all possible means are being used for the purpose.
In the presence of the orphans' sponsors and officials and heads of charitable organisations operating in Burkina Faso, the Social Welfare Department organised a ceremony to honour outstanding orphaned students for 2016 in Bobo-Dioulasso city.
2 million orphaned children, a large number of whom are deprived of basic health, food, and education facilities.
700,000 under the age of 15 have been orphaned by the disease.
Although she is only 12, newly orphaned Rodzina Brodski appears older because she's big and blunt and brave.
Being orphaned affects educational status adversely; orphans are less likely than non-orphans to be at their proper educational level, with a stronger effect at younger ages (6-10) than older ages (11-14).