Creating a Child Protection Program in Timor Leste

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Using the Circle of Rights, IICRD worked with Unicef Child Protection Unit Timor Leste, Ministry of Social Solidarity and the Department for National Reinsertion, Timor Leste to:

  • Conduct participatory research with young people, families and service providers on child protection issues and possibilities
  • Create a Child Protection Strategy for Timor Leste based on these findings
  • Train Timor's first cohort of social workers on strength based approaches to child protection
  • Support the implemenation of the new child protection strategy
Cooperation Info
funded by: 
Timeline : 
Timor Leste
Team outside IICRD: 

UNICEF Child Protection Timor Leste
Ministry of Social Solidarity
Department for National Reinsertion, Timor Leste

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