UNICEF in Turkey works to protect the rights of children and adolescents in Turkey since 1951.
UNICEF's programme in Turkey focuses on the needs of the most vulnerable children in the areas of education, child protection, health care, social policy, adolescents and youth, in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
In Turkey, UNICEF supports that all children are enrolled in learning and receive a quality education.
UNICEF supports strong national child protection systems to ensure all children, including refugees, migrants, and the most vulnerable, are protected from all forms of violence, abuse, and exploitation
In Turkey, UNICEF focuses on the most vulnerable children and families affected by the Syria Crisis and the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe, helping them build resilience and positive foundations for the future
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UNICEF World Children’s Day is celebrated on 20 November every year, to mark the signing of the Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC). This year is extra special. The CRC turns 30 and we continue to demand every right for every child.