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Primer: Retraining Healthcare Professionals

When parents have a child born with a disability, it is usually healthcare professionals who often apply social pressure on them to reject their baby. This is a primer of EVN Report’s White Paper, “Retraining Healthcare Professionals: The Practice of Placing Children with Disabilities in Institutions in Armenia.”

Finding Forever Homes

Abandoned children with disabilities are placed in special orphanages and upon reaching adulthood, mental institutions. Jermik Ankyun is working to pull people with disabilities from these hopeless facilities, settling them in loving forever homes.

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