Analysis of the situation of children’s residential institutions in the Kyrgyz Republic

This publication is a product of a national study on children in child care residential institutions in the Kyrgyz Republic, which was carried out by Public Fund “My Family” upon the initiative and support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Ministry of Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic during the period from September 2010 to January 2012.

 

This research report fills current gaps in national data on children in child care residential institutions in the Kyrgyz Republic and provides an analysis of the situation in the institutions. It sheds light on the perspectives of children and caregivers and provides recommendations for improving the situation of these children. The findings of the report provide a foundation for the elaboration of further strategic programmes and action plans on child care system reform in the Kyrgyz Republic.

 

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