Eastern Europe

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Eastern Europe. Browse the resources by country or category for more specific information.

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Mariya Cheresheva (BIRN) - Balkan Insight3 Aug 2017

Unaccompanied refugee children in Bulgaria face extreme risks in the country's refugee facilities, including temporary detention, a practice recently legalized contrary to international human rights standards. 

Czech News Agency (CTK) - Prague Daily Monitor20 Jul 2017

Over the past five years, the number of children in the Czech Republic returned from institutional care to their biological parents has increased by one-third. 

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)20 Jul 2017

This report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides data on migration throughout the EU from 1-30 June 2017. The report includes data on the child protection situation for migrant children, particularly the identification, emergency placement and accommodation of unaccompanied children. 

Halya Postliuk - Hope and Homes for Children12 Jul 2017

This article provides a summary of the findings from the first comprehensive audit of Ukraine’s child protection system, conducted by Hope and Homes for Children. 

Ovidiu Bunea, Ancuta Bojian, Daniela Cojocaru - Revista de cercetare şi intervenţie socială1 Jul 2017

The aim of this study was to identify the processes that support the good results obtained by the teenagers and young persons who reside in the largest residential centre in the county of Iași, Romania and their concerns regarding the future.  

EuroChild30 Jun 2017

On 20 June, the Advisory Group for Childonomics, a research projected intended to develop a tool to determine long-term social and economic return of investing in children, met in Brussels for its final meeting. The final output of the project in pilot countries Malta and Romania is scheduled to be presented at the International Foster Care Organisations (IFCO) World Conference in November 2017. 

Chloe Farand - The Independent26 Jun 2017

An investigation has been opened in the case of a Russian man, who allegedly sexually abused his five foster daughters on a daily basis and has been charged with 729 counts of rape. A second investigation has been opened against the child care service for negligence. 

Angelina Davydova Kommersant - The Straits Times24 Jun 2017

A recruitment agency in Russia is helping young care leavers by providing employment training and coaching as well as supporting them to find employment, while also supporting international and Russion companies to recruit applicants from disadvantaged social backgrounds. 

S. Woodhouse, A. Miah and M. Rutter - Cambridge University Press22 Jun 2017

This article focuses on the assessment of the effects of early institutional care and compares three longitudinal studies from Romania, Greece and Hong Kong/China.

Clemmy Rich - Stahili20 Jun 2017

In this Stahili article, Clemmy Rich describes her two-week experience as a "voluntourist" in a Romanian orphanage and discusses the need for more informed volunteering.