Violence against children in state-run residential institutions in Kazakhstan:an assessment

Violence against children in state-run residential institutions in Kazakhstan:an assessment

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UNICEF

Highlights

This report on violence against children in state-run residential institutions in Kazakhstan is a product of cooperation between the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan (National Center for Human Rights) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Kazakhstan. It contains comprehensive information on nature and prevalence of violence against children in state-run residential institutions for children and is available in Russian and English languages.

The study conducted to prepare this report followed on the heels of the 2006 UN World Report on Violence Against Children that revealed that institutionalized children around the world are often subjected to violence from staff and officials responsible for their well-being, and from other children in the institution.

This study was conducted based upon the recognition that an evaluation of violence against children in staterun residential institutions for children is necessary to reveal the nature and prevalence of violence against children in the institutions, and to find ways of institutional reforms to improve the situation for children who grow up under the protection of the State

Author
Dr. Robin N. Haar UNICEF International consultant
Publication date
Languages
Russian, English

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