Armenia

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MEASURE Evaluation and USAID15 Sep 2017

This infographic provides a historical timeline of the alternative care reform process in Armenia, marking key achievements in the establishment of policies, strategies, guidelines, procedures, and programs to improve the quality of care and protection for children without adequate family care.

MEASURE Evaluation19 Jul 2017

New MEASURE Evaluation two-year program will assess and improve Armenia's child protection system, with particular attention to children living in, or at risk of entering, residential care or those left without parental care.

Armenpress News Agency1 Jun 2017

Armenpress News reports 633 children registered as living in orphanages in Armenia, with 450 of those children being children with disabilities. 

Better Care Network8 May 2017

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities during the seventeenth session (20 March 2017 - 12 April 2017) of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Human Rights Watch1 Feb 2017

This report is based on Human Rights Watch visits to five state-run orphanages and ten state-run schools, including six special schools and four mainstream schools, and interviews with 173 people, in eight cities in Armenia. 

Armenpress21 Jun 2016

 This article discusses the US Ambassador's visit to an Armenian orphanage, Armenia’s goal to deinstitutionalize children and research from UNICEF indicating that 97% of children in Armenian orphanages come from vulnerable families and have at least one living parent.

International Social Service - ISS1 Jan 2016

Ce rapport est basé sur une évaluation indépendante du SSI réalisée en 2015, sur le mandat de l'UNICEF Arménie et du Ministère de la Justice Arménien. Il s’inscrit dans le cadre d’un projet de réforme lancé par les autorités arméniennes en vue d’améliorer le système de protection de l’enfance et de mieux intégrer les principes de la Convention de La Haye dans la pratique de l’adoption. 

UNICEF Armenia13 Sep 2014

UNICEF Armenia office is looking for a local consultant to undertake rapid assessment of 14 child care residential institutions under the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs to determine their current situation for capturing GOAM transformation prospects for those institutions.

Save the Children24 Apr 2014

This video documents Save the Children's work in Armenia to reform the child protection system, including its use of the Guidelines for Alternative Care as a roadmap to focus on supporting a range of appropriate family environments for children without appropriate care.

SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire 1 Jan 2014

This report from SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire provides reviews and assessments of the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children in 21 countries around the world.

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