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.

Kenneth A. McLean, Samantha Hardie, Abigail Paul, Gary Paul, Iain Savage, Paul Shields, Rebecca Symes, Joanna Wilson, Catherine Winstanley, Jeni Harden — Disability and Health Journal25 Jan 2017

Three semi-structured focus group interviews were conducted with twelve schoolchildren, aged 13–15 years for the purpose of exploring the knowledge and attitudes towards disability of young people

Maxim Tucker – ODR: Russia and Beyond18 Jan 2017

In this issue of ODR, Maxim Tucker details the deinstitutionalization challenges facing Ukraine

Doug Stanglin - USATODAY18 Jan 2017

USA TODAY reports Russia is willing to open up discussions with the United States regarding the possibility of lifting its four-year old adoption ban.

NORC at the University of Chicago15 Jan 2017

NORC seeks two Senior Social Welfare/Child Protection Experts to work in collaboration with NORC’s evaluation experts on the endline evaluation for a U.S. Agency for International development (USAID) funded Displaced Children and Orphan’s Fund (DCOF) project in Burundi and Moldova.

CatholicCulture.org - Catholic World News9 Jan 2017

Czech bishop calls government's preference for foster care "completely unrealistic".

Opening Doors1 Jan 2017

This report from Opening Doors discusses the Opening Doors II pan-European campaign launched in Chisinau.  

Opening Doors For Europe's Children1 Jan 2017

The Bulgaria Country Fact Sheet provides short details on the state of institutional care in Bulgaria.

Karen Smith Rotabi and Nicole F. Bromfield1 Jan 2017

Extracting on chronologic data, this book discusses the politics and practice of intercountry adoption starting with the state international adoption to in the 1950s continuing to present-day adoption practice and protections.

E. Křížová, H. Janečková, J. Běláček — Central European Journal of Public Health24 Dec 2016

This abstract relays the findings of a survey on informal carers' views and opinions under the current conditions of social support in the Czech Republic. 

Maria Milkova, Sofia Botevgrad, Byala Apeldoorn – Balkan Insight22 Dec 2016

This article discusses Bulgaria's challenges since the shut down of its crowded institutions, which housed disabled children.

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