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UN Calls for End of Orphanages

Sarah Norton-Staal, Chief of Child Protection, and Lee Lyn-Ni, Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF Malaysia

07-Jan-20 14:30

UN Calls for End of Orphanages

On 18 December 2019, the UN General Assembly in New York adopted a Resolution on the Rights of The Child, in which all 193 UN member states committed to moving away from orphanages for children.


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