Azerbaijan announced a contest for best article on street children problem

Baku, Fineko/abc.az. “Other Shelter” Fund of Poland and NGOs have announced in Azerbaijan a contest among journalists on the theme “I am seeking a family”.

The Ministry of Labour & Social Protection of Azerbaijan informs that the project is financed by the Polish Embassy and US-Polish Fund “Freedom”.

“The project objective is to focus attention of the public on problems of gutter-children, their biological parents and families desiring to adopt children,” it was informed.

The contest receives articles and reports published in the media. The contest consists of three nominations: publication in the press, programme or reporting on any TV channel a programme or reporting on radio.

The prepared materials should touch one of the themes as follows: homelessness, pathologic families, children in boarding schools, children’s rights in foster homes, rights and commitments of biologic and foster family, problems and negative situation.

Money prize on each nomination for the best publication or programme makes AZN 300.

The works are received at the address: 85, S. Askerov St, Baku; AZ -1009; Ministry of Labour & Socila Protection, TACIS Project, until November 15, 2008.
Contact phones: (012) 596-50-39,  mob (070) 318-55-90, (055) 556-56-56
www.fosterparents.az.

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