Turkmenistan Social Services Assessment

Social protection plays a vital role in understanding and addressing the needs of children and families.


Social protection plays a vital role in strengthening the resilience of children, families, and communities, achieving greater equity, and supporting national human and economic development. 

The assessment was based on interviews and focus group discussions with 120 social services system stakeholders including national local and regional authorities, specialists and professionals; parents and grandparents of vulnerable children; managers and specialists from state and NGO service providing organizations.  

Main research questions were to identify major needs of families with children in urban and rural areas, service providers and type of services at the local level, the governance structure of the social services system, existing intersectoral interaction. 

Turkmenistan Social Services Assessment
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