Armenia

Armenia Children

About Armenia

Save the Children has been operating in Armenia since 1993. Save the Children's efforts aim to build a society in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Strengthening state institutions and mechanisms for the implementation and monitoring of child's rights; advocating for reforms to prevent, identify and address child rights and protection concerns; and increasing awareness and capacity children and civil society actors to push realization of children's rights and their participation in decision making processes.

Facts About
Armenia

More than 3 Million
people
live there

The average girl stays in
school only until she's 12

16 out of 1000 children die
before their 5th birthday

A parent earns an average
of just $10 a day


Our Work

In the past two decades Save the Children has delivered more than $50 million in relief and development programs to the most vulnerable children and their families. The vital health, education and social initiatives have helped improve basic conditions of the poorest populations through community-based projects and capacity building of local partners and institutions. Save the Children actively collaborated with central and local government bodies, international and national non-governmental organizations and agencies to protect children's rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Our Work in
Armenia

Last Year, Save the Children...

supported 2,828
children
in times of crisis

provided 61 children
with a healthy start in life

helped 571 families
feed their children


Unless otherwise noted, facts and statistics have been sourced from Save the Children’s 2014 State of the World’s Mothers report. You can access detailed data here.

Other sources as follows: Population and Life Expectancy: CIA World Factbook 2014; Human Development Rank: United Nations Development Programe 2014; Underweight Children: World Health Organization Report 2014

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