Western Asia

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Western Asia. Browse resources by country or category for more specific information.

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Huseynli A - Child Abuse & Neglect3 Nov 2017

This study examined the status of the State Program on Deinstitutionalization and Alternative Care (SPDAC), a public policy aimed at transforming 55 institutions covering 14,500 children during 2006-2016 in Azerbaijan. 

Ani Chitemyan - Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso24 Oct 2017

Child Protection organizations in Armenia have recently joined forces to launch a campaign to end violence against children, called "Share Love, Not Violence." 

Better Care Network13 Oct 2017

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination of Cyprus’s periodic report to the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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.

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. 

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.