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/Dr Admire Chereni
Dr Admire Chereni

Senior Lecturer


  • Doctorate (Social Work) (University of Johannesburg)
  • Master of Science in Social Ecology (University of Zimbabwe)
  • Bachelor of Social Work Honours

  Research interests

  • Child-sensitive social protection [Birth registration | child advocacy | child social exclusion]
  • Child protection [research on leaving care, out-of-home care (ongoing) | birth registration]
  • Migration and development [South-South migration | Forced-migration, Migration dynamics – transnational families, Implications of migration for child development, gender and patriarchy | Student migration | Migration data]
  • Fathering & Male involvement in Reproduction and Sexual Health
  • Social Work Field Instruction

Selected publications

  •  Mabvurira , V. , Chigevenga , R. ,  Kambarami ,F . ,   Chavhi , R.  and  Nyoni  C.  (2015). Child Abuse Research in South Africa – The realities of children in prostitution in Zimbabwe: a case of Beitbridge and Plumtree border towns. Child Abuse Research in Southern Africa, 18 (2): 68-76.
  • Mabvurira , V . , Chigevenga , R. ,  Kambarami ,F, Chavhi , R.  and  Nyoni  C. ( 2015). Child Sensitive Social Policies .Child Prostitution and Child Trafficking in Border Towns of Beitbrige and Plumtree. Harare: WUA


  • Chiedza Childcare Centre (Zimbabwe) 2010-Acceptance of Guardianship of Orphans and other   Vulnerable Children in Society.
  • SOS Children’s Villages: Feasibility of school Based Income Generating Activities for FSP beneficiaries in Bulawayo.2017


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