Partners

Partners

 

Child Protection

Ministry of the Interior
The Ministry has assisted UNICEF, particularly in helping children at social risk.

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection
The Ministry is a key partner in UNICEF projects and programmes involving social work and social workers.

National Commission on Child Rights
The Commission has been a major partner in determining the specific issues to be addressed in UNICEF's efforts to improve the situation of children in institutions, and it has been key in helping to bring national legislation into compliance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Child Rights Departments
These new local government agencies are attempting to reduce the institutionalization of children, promote the rights of the child and ensure quality monitoring of the social services being provided to families and institutional staff.

Individual residential institutions
Many of these institutions have cooperated with UNICEF as pilot sites for a de-institutionalization process and the provision of relevant social services to the surrounding communities.

Association of Women of Science of Tajikistan
The hotline initiated by this local non-governmental organization has benefited 250 children in Dushanbe through a UNICEF-supported activity involving consultations. It has also been active in addressing other child protection issues.

Nasli Navras
This non-governmental organization manages a scheme to refer children away from the formal justice system.

National Association of Business Women
In cooperation with Mercy Corps, this non-governmental organization is piloting a project to create microbusiness opportunities for poor families.

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
In 2000, the Committee issued "Concluding Observations" on Tajikistan's efforts to adopt legislative and administrative measures related to the rights of children and compliance with related international human rights treaties. This input has served as a planning and monitoring framework for the Government and its partners.

United Nations Development Programme
In close partnership with this organization, UNICEF is advocating for more effective resource allocation and pro-child policies.

World Food Programme
In close partnership with this United Nations organization, UNICEF is advocating for more effective resource allocation and pro-child policies.

World Bank
In close partnership with this international financial institution, UNICEF is advocating for more effective resource allocation and pro-child policies.

European Commission
In close partnership with the Commission, UNICEF is advocating for more effective resource allocation and pro-child policies. The Commission's is especially active in promoting social protection reform through the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection.

Children's Legal Centre (UK)
www.childrenslegalcentre.com
The Centre has financed numerous training exercises, study tours and other project components of relevance to juvenile justice in Tajikistan.

ORA International
www.ora-international.org
This international non-governmental organization supports efforts to remove children from residential institutions in Tajikistan, particularly in Sughd oblast. It provides training for institutional staff and local child rights departments.

Mercy Corps
www.mercycorps.org
In cooperation with the non-governmental National Association of Business Women, this organization is piloting a project to create microbusiness opportunities for poor families.

Save the Children UK
www.savethechildren.org.uk
This organization is working to increase access to education, especially among disabled children, and to protect vulnerable children, including young people who come into conflict with the law.

Stockholm University
www.su.se
The University conducts training courses for trainers in professional social work by governmental and non-governmental organizations. It is also active with UNICEF in supporting the reform of the child protection system.

Swedish International Development Agency
www.sida.se
In partnership with this organization, UNICEF has been supporting the reform of the child protection system.

University of Essex, UK
UNICEF is working with the University to maximize the effect of project initiatives.

 

 
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