What we do

UNICEF in Turkey works to protect the rights of children and adolescents in Turkey since 1951.

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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.

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In Turkey, UNICEF works to improve all children's health and nutrition

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Child Protection

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

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Social Policy

In Turkey, UNICEF works to improve existing social protection mechanisms so that every child has a better chance to thrive

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Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP)

In Turkey, UNICEF is committed to supporting adolescent girls and boys in developing and reaching their full potential

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Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC)

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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