United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) & United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)1 Jan 2018
This report summarizes the main findings of the ‘Study on Violence against Women and Violence against Children,’ conducted in Albania, Belarus, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Turkey and Ukraine from 2016 to 2017, to identify major areas of overlap between intimate partner violence (IPV) and violence against children (VAC).
This document summarizes the content of the 6-7 October 2016 Network Meeting of National Statistical Offices. The event comprised of a number of presentations on topics related to the SDGs and data on children in alternative care.
This document reports on an Institutional Learning Process that has critically analysed the impact and effectiveness of Terre des hommes’ (Tdh) engagement in Albania over the last 14 years. It looks at the role Tdh has played in the emergence of a State Child Protection System (CPS) in Albania.
UNICEF Albania office wishes to invite applicants to submit a proposal for conducting an “Analysis of National Child Protection Systems in the Wider Context of the Social Protection System in Albania.”
Gentiana Qirjako, Genc Burazeri and Erka Amursi 1 Jun 2014
This study described the magnitude of physical abuse during childhood in a representative sample of young adults selected from public universities in Albania, and to identify relationship between socioeconomic characteristics and behavioural/lifestyle factors associated with adverse childhood experiences.
This country care review includes the Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted as part of its examination of Albania's combined second, third and fourth periodic reports at the 61th Session of the Committee, held between 17 September and 5 October 2012. The Committee's recommendations on the issue of Family Environment and Alternative Care, and other care relevant issues, are highlighted.
This report presents the findings from a two-year peer research project which includes the testimony of more than 300 young people with care experience in Albania, the Czech Republic, Finland, and Poland. More than 40 care leavers from the four countries were selected and trained to play an active role in the all aspects of the projects. The interviews revealed widespread inadequacies regarding the process of leaving care, promoting the research team to draw up recommendations to address them.
Peroline Ainsworth, Elena Gaia, Anna Nordenmark Severinsson1 Jan 2012
This edition of Insights produced by UNICEF summarizes the findings and recommendations of studies on the impact and outreach of social protection systems in Albania, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine where high rates of child placement in formal care still persist. The research offers important insight into the weaknesses and challenges faced by social protection systems in the region, but also point to ways in which policy-makers might maximise the impact of social protection systems in order to ‘keep families together’.