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.
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.
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.
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.
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.