International actors and representatives from Armenia, Ghana, Moldova, and Uganda convened in London September 11-15 2017 to learn and share experiences to inform the alternative care reform process in the four countries.
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.
Sona Harutyunyan, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs11 Sep 2017
This presentation from the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs of Armenia provides an overview of the demographic data of Armenia and offers a thorough review of the situation of children's care, and care reform efforts, in Armenia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.