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deprived of parents by death or desertion

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Child abuse and neglect among orphaned children and youth living in extended families in subSaharan Africa: What have we learned from qualitative inquiry?.
Pakistan Orphan Care forum believes that orphaned children are a social responsibility and we must address their issues collectively.
The second alternative is to take care of orphaned and minor students for a certain number of class hours
Al-Aman Fund for the Future of Orphans is an independent NGO founded by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah in 2006 and is registered under the Ministry of Social Development to support the neediest of orphaned youth in Jordan.
There are around 900 orphaned boys andgirls, from new-borns to university students, registered.
7 ( ANI ): A new research has observed that chimpanzees, who are orphaned, frequently engaged in social play, but their play bouts were much shorter and resulted in aggression more often.
Unfortunately, many children get orphaned each year, which requires a project such as family village to offer care and guarantee a better future for them.
The earthquake caused 69,197 deaths, 374,176 injuries, 18,222 disappearances, and thousands of children were left orphaned (http://www.512gov.cn/GB/123057/807425.html).
Its long-term goal is to create programs such as "RoundUp for Orphans" at the point of sale, in which customers can round up their transactions to the nearest dollar to support the fund, or custom multiretailer gift cards that would dedicate a portion of the sales to RetailROI.For more information about how you can get involved, please visit www.retailROI.orgRetailROI is a charitable foundation established to help the 400 million orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide.
In sub-Saharan Africa, more than 12 million children under age 18 have been orphaned as a result of the death of a parent from AIDS.
700,000 under the age of 15 have been orphaned by the disease.
Conditions abroad, such as famine in parts of Africa, political unrest and rebellion in some countries in Central America and Asia, the fall of the USSR, and epidemics such as AIDS in Africa, have left vast numbers of children orphaned. These conditions combined to provide opportunities for an increasing proportion of U.S.
Approximately 11 million children in sub-Saharan Africa are orphaned because of AIDS; it kills 6,000 Africans each day.
As he wondered what to do with the orphaned gosling, Canfield remembered a family of geese he had seen at the Bashakill Wildlife Management Area near Wurtsboro.
Although she is only 12, newly orphaned Rodzina Brodski appears older because she's big and blunt and brave.