Baku Rehabilitation Centre. A disabled child with his brother are participating in the activities the caregiver is encouraging them to follow. Azerbaijan has a population of 8MM, of which 2.8MM are children under 18.
There are 58,000 Azerbaijani children registered with disabilities, 2% of total child population. About 6,000 receive education in special schools and centers, and 7,750 at home. The others receive no educational help at all.
To promote inclusion and opportunities for vulnerable young people, UNICEF supported the Children`s Paralympic through the National Paralympic Committee, to support healthy development and social integration of children.
UNICEF participate in advocacy and capacity building campaigns on disability, stigma reduction, adapted physical activity, non-violence in sport with partners, as the National Paralympic Committee, Ministry of Education, international and national NGOs.
Early education center. Shriven. The caregiver is helping a boy while he is doing a drawing. The strong emotional connection between the caregiver and the patience has a strong impact in the benefits of the practice.
Baku. Center for education with disabilities (EWD). Vulnerable families requires an informed understanding of the causes of threats to their children, as violence, exploitation, abuse, neglect and unnecessary separation from their family.
Baku. Center for education with disabilities (EWD). 5.1MM children across Europe and C. Asia, children with disabilities are vulnerable to stigma and discrimination, often segregated. They face multiple rights violations, from a lack of early detection or diagnosis of their disabilities, to exclusion from education and participation in their communities.
Millions of children with disabilities are thought to be out of school across Europe and Central Asia. Many are still excluded from mainstream education and consigned to so-called ‘special schools’.
Baku Rehabilitation Centre. As a sign of recognition the caregiver embrace her patience, proud of the work done. The close bondage that the caregiver built with her patience has a very strong motivation for the patience to keep on working.
UNICEF is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.
This female adolescent is also a patience of the Baku rehabilitation center. She has a severe motor skills disorder. Again, the love she receives from the caregivers makes all the difference in the benefits of the treatment.
Despite being education a public service, it is ill-adapted to cater to the needs of child refugees or children with disabilities. Even if they succeed in enrolling at school, such children are often victims of discrimination.
Early education Centre. Baku. May 2018. The Early Learning Centre in Hovsan has become a social hub for many parents. Bringing children to pre-school gives parents a chance to socialize and network with others. Creating a supportive community culture has benefits beyond personal friendships.
Quality pre-primary education is the foundation of a child’s journey: every stage of education that follows relies on its success.
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Baku. Early education Centre. In low-income countries only 1 in 5 young children enrolled. Children from poor families are the least likely to attend early childhood education programs. Poorly trained educators, overcrowded and unstimulating environments, and unsuitable curricula diminish the quality of their learning.
Baku. Inagadi Youth House. In a poll of adolescents were participants of a National Consultation on Safe and Inclusive Sport, 53 per cent of them said that girls continue to experience multiple forms of discrimination that prevents them from enjoying the same opportunities for participation in sports as their male peers.
UNICEF sees girls’ equal participation in sports as a step towards upholding their rights. As part of the joint UN-Government Youth House initiative, in partnership with the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA), all-girls football teams were established, including girls from low income, migrant, and internally displaced families.