Alternative NGO Report on situation of children in Azerbaijan now online

The current report assesses the situation of children and the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Republic of Azerbaijan covering the period 2006-2010. It also identifies the changes that occurred since 2006, when the Concluding Observations of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child were adopted, following examination of the Second Periodic Report submitted by the Republic of Azerbaijan on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

The report was prepared by the Azerbaijan NGO Alliance for Children’s Rights, which is an umbrella agency of 82 NGOs and children’s and youth groups working throughout the country for the improvement of children’s welfare, and promoting and protecting children’s rights. The information in the present report is primarily based on the practical experience of the NGO Alliance members and the data collected from around the country through research, monitoring and study visits, interviews and surveys with children, parents, community members, juvenile detention facilities’ staff, police officers, lawyers, teachers and representatives of the Commissions on Minors’ Affairs and Protection of their Rights

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