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Child Poverty in Armenia: Analysis of the 2008 Integrated Living Conditions Survey

This report makes an effort to understand and draw the attention of decision and policy-makers to the factors conditioning the life experiences and opportunities of poor children in Armenia. It is based on the data of the 2008 Integrated Living Conditions Survey and aims at highlighting key issues to further improve the social protection of the population's most vulnerable group – children.


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Child Protection Manual for Specialists in Child Rights Protection (Armenian version only)

This Child Protection Manual was developed by UNICEF jointly with the Children of Armenia Fund to help specialist in the area of child rights protection better understand the situation of children in Armenia, problems they are facing, possible solutions and recommendations.


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Strengthening Health Services for School-age Children and Adolescents in Armenia

The overall aim of this review is to identify options for improving the health services provided to school-age children and adolescents in Armenia, taking into consideration previous experiences and the reality of the country in terms of available resources and capacity. 


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Assessment of Juvenile Justice Reform Achievements in Armenia

This document provides an assessment of the reforms that Armenia has been implementing in the area of juvenile justice as well as provides some practical recommendations on further improvement of the existing system.


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Evaluation of Inclusive Education Policies and Programmes in Armenia

This document presents the findings according to four categories of data pertaining to Policy, Education Administration Practices, Inclusive Programmes and Special Schools, and Support Programmes. The data was analyzed taking into account the local, regional, and national contexts and the recommendations offered reflect not only national concerns but also global trends.


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Scenarios for Early Childhood Development in Armenia

The report analyzes various ECD models in Armenia as well as costs related with their operationalization. It proposes that kindergartens, or ECD Centres, focus on supporting parents during the critical early years of childhood, and on preparing four and five year olds for school.


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Towards Alternative Child Care Services in Armenia: Costing Residential Care Institutions and Community Based Services

This study deals with costing residential care institutions, community based services, forecasted needs and estimated costs of different community based services in the “continuum of services” in Armenia. The study is based on demographic and geographic indicators in order to inform budgetary discussions in Armenia.


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The Impact of the Public Finance Management System on Children in Armenia

From the perspective of child poverty reduction, PFM systems need to be seen as critical levers linking policy goals to service delivery on the ground. The aim of this short study is to draw out the salient features of the PFM system in Armenia to understand its relevance for children, identify areas for improvement, and suggest entry points for engagement going forward.


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Assessment of Neonatal Care Services at the Regional Maternity Hospitals in Armenia

The Study evaluates the quality and organization of neonatal services at the regional level, identify gaps in knowledge and practice, ascertain obstacles in delivering quality services, as well as to develop recommendations in order to strengthen the neonatal services in the country.   


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Immunization Programme Management Review

A management review of the immunization programme in Armenia was conducted in October 2006 by a team of specialists from the WHO, UNICEF, US CDC and WB, the Ministry of Health, SHAI CDC, and other national organizations.Using a revised WHO protocol, the team examined various immunization programme components at the national and sub-national levels and at selected health facilities.


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School Wastage Study Focusing on Student Absenteeism in Armenia

The study reveals increasing student absenteeism and dropout rates in Armenia and provides analysis of the causes of the problem. Authors of the study give practical recommendations on what needs to be done to address the problem.


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report Childhood Disability in the Republic of Armenia

The report published by UNICEF Armenia in 2006 (Armenian version only) provides situation analysis on childhood disability in Armenia. The report can serve as a good reference tool for governmental agencies, international organizations and NGOs working in the area of childhood disability.


arm National Plan of Action for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Armenian version)
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National Plan of Action for the Protection of the Rights of the Child

The National Plan of Action for the Protection of the Rights of the Child adopted by the Government of Armenia in 2003 outlines commitments as well as concrete actions that the Government of Armenia pledged to implement between 2004-2015 to improve the status of children in Armenia.


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Report: Child Labour in the Republic of Armenia

Report on Child Labour in Armenia includes findings of the study conducted in 2007-2008 by UNICEF and the Armenian Association of Social Workers. The report provides information on the scope and nature of child labour in Armenia as well as its impact on children's health and education.


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TESTING OF COMMUNICATION MATERIALS ON AVIAN FLU AND RAPID ASSESSMENT ON AVIAN FLU PREVENTION
The survey establishes baselines with respect to knowledge, attitudes, practices and behaviors in relation to prevention and containment of avian flu, among the general population and those who are most at risk of infection; provides evaluation of communication materials  produced and determines their appropriateness, understandability, readability and acceptability including appeal and coverage. 
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Viewbook "UNICEF in Armenia"

The publication provides information on UNICEF programme and activities in Armenia as well as tells stories on how UNICEF's work made difference in lives of children and their families.  


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Bird Avian Flu Poster for schoolchildren

This poster on Bird Flu was produced by UNICEF jointly with the Armenian Government's Task Force on Avian Influenza. Printed in 4000 copies, the poster is mainly designed for school students.  


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Avian Flu 2-sided flyer
This flyer is one in a range of communication materials produced by Armenia Country Office in response to possible outbreak of avian flu. Armenian and Russian versions of the flyer are presented here in PDF and Word format.
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Violence Against Children in the Republic of Armenia
The objective of the survey is to study violence against children and prepare concrete suggestion package the appliance of which may contribute to their prevention and extenuation. On the whole the number of people interviewed is 2147.
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Situation Analysis of Children in State Orphanages of Armenia and their Families

The report presents results of the survey conducted in the scope of the subproject on de-institutionalisation of children. The provided analysis of the situation of children in orphanages that fall under the supervision of the Ministry of Labour and Social Issues of Armenia and provides recommendations on improvement of their care, education and rehabilitation services.


Trafficking in Women And Children From The Republic of Armenia

Trafficking in human beings has become a global problem and a number of developing and transition countries are affected as countries of origin. Unfortunately, Armenia is not an exception. The research gives insight into the nature and incidence of trafficking from Armenia and provides sound basis for policy, legislative and programmatic interventions to address the issue.  


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