Turkmenistan Review of the situation of children from birth to three-year-old in institutional care

Gaining insights into reasons of placement of children under 3 years old in infant homes and developing effective policy recommendations

Highlights

The study presents the results of the effective cooperation between the Government of Turkmenistan and UNICEF as a follow up to a Call to Action “Ending the placement of children under three in institutions: Support nurturing families for all young children” upheld by Turkmenistan’s high-level delegation at the Sofia ministerial meeting on 21-22 November 2012 in Bulgaria. The objective of the extensive review was to gain insights into main reasons of placement of children under 3 years old in infant homes and develop effective policy recommendations aiming at reducing the number of children in infant homes by creating alternative care solutions and by strengthening prevention and support services for the vulnerable families. 

Turkmenistan Review of the situation of children from birth to three-year-old in institutional care
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UNICEF
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English

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