Member profile

Organization

Public Health Foundation of Georgia (PHF)

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

Georgia

Organisation Description

The Public Health Foundation of Georgia (PHF) established in 1999 protects the rights of children to freedom from all forms of maltreatment. To this end, PHF employs child-centered and multi-disciplinary approaches to prevention, protection and rehabilitation of children from abuse and neglect.

Mission of the program of PHF on protecting children from abuse:
The Public Health Foundation of Georgia
- protects the rights of child to life, health, welfare, development and equality;
- cares to ensure that child is brought up in a family, safe and peaceful environment by means of respecting child’s dignity and autonomy;
- meets the wants of children who are in need of care and protection by bringing their voices to policy and decision makers;
- builds the support on child’s strengths and upholds unambiguously the “do no harm” principle;
- supports child and youth participation and takes into account their views in the program; planning and implementation processes.

Target Groups
- Child professionals
Persons defining policy on child and youth protection and welfare, relevant decision- makers

Beneficiaries
- Children and young people in need of care and protection
- Children, victims of abuse e and neglect

Issues

Sexual violence

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Neglect

Sector

Health

Social Services/Child Protection

Social Protection

Education

Justice/Law Enforcement

Human Rights