orphaned child

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Written in a combination of Afrikaans, local dialect, and South African English, Thirteen Cents is the disturbing story of Azure, an orphaned child eking out an existence on the brutal backstreets of Cape Town.
Cursory reference to globalized human rights and development cooperation discourses might indicate that the orphaned child matters.
In such a context, the feasibility of modalities for development cooperation need to be interrogated and judged according to the degree to which they contribute to the dignified life of vulnerable people, such as the orphaned child.
A dense network of kinfolk and neighbors, including wet nurses, could be tapped to feed, parent, mentor, shelter, educate, or otherwise provide for an orphaned child, or a child whose parents were absent or incapacitated.
Butts deconstructs the idea of pastoral innocence so that the city and its sin flood the reader, as in "Small Atrocities" where, for "an orphaned child," the "night comes on like an apocalypse / of solace, the evident ease of shadows / taking him in like a relative, his eyes / edging away.
But this is more the story of an illegitimate, orphaned child who sets out to conquer the world than it is a dishy tell-all; we hear more about Brown's love of cats and horses than we do her romantic entanglements with famous women and men.
After age seven a child's labor was believed to have value, and judges emphasized the rights of an orphaned child from age seven to receive a salary from a tutor, and not to be exploited for free labor.
Next, we briefly describe the historical situation of the orphaned child in the Netherlands, and sketch the socioeconomic situation of our research area.
19) Age and sex of the orphaned child might for example influence the way social support is mobilized, and the roles that are played in the family: girls were more prepared than boys to take over cooking and cleaning, and already at low ages they thus could better take care of themselves.