Western Asia

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MEASURE Evaluation 22 Sep 2017

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. 

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.

Nese Erol, Zeynep Simsek, Abdullah Oskay, and Kerim Münir - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This chapter of Child Maltreatment in Residential Care provides a background on the development of the child welfare system in Turkey, focused on the transition from institutional care toward family-based care and higher standards for institutions. 

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. 

BBC News18 May 2017

Turkey has opened a vast centre, termed "Orphans City," dedicated to housing and educating orphans from war-torn Syria.

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.

Better Care Network 8 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.

International Organization for Migration28 Mar 2017

International Organization for Migration seeks a special short-term graded protection officer for its Gaziantep, Turkey Duty Station.  The position is expected to last six-months with possible exte

Cyprus Mail Online21 Feb 2017

Hope for Children starts pilot foster care program in Cyprus.

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