Current Status of Child Care Institutions and Institutionalized Children in Sri Lanka

Situational Analysis

child with a child probation officer
UNICEF/SriLanka/S Noorani


The study on the current status of the Child Care Institutions and the institutionalized children in Sri Lanka was undertaken by the National Institute of Social Development (NISD) for the Department of Probation and Child Care Services, sponsored by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The objective of  the study was to provide basic information on the current situation of children under institutional care in the entire country, in order to identify the issues affecting those institutionalized children and to recommend plausible solutions.

SITAN: Child Care Institutions & Institutionalized Children


National Institute of Social Development

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