Ukraine

Maxim Tucker – ODR: Russia and Beyond18 Jan 2017

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

Lumos27 Jul 2016

Lumos is looking to recruit an experienced professional for the position of Consultant to the Deinstitutionalization (DI) Unit in Ukraine. 

Halyna Postoliuk - Opening Doors for Europe's Children1 Jun 2016

Maxim’s story illustrates the problems with institutional care and the stagnation often seen in the child protection system.

Aleksei Lazarenko – Danish Refugee Council1 Mar 2016

In this report, Lazarenko notes that adolescents between ages 16 to 18 who attend vocational educational institutions in conflict-affected areas are at a particularly high risk of involvement in armed forces/groups or sexual exploitation.

Charles Stratford Al Jazeera America12 Feb 2016

This video highlights the impact of the fighting in Ukraine on children, particularly on children who have been orphaned by the crisis.

Opening Doors for Europe's Children1 Jan 2016

Due to poverty and military conflicts in the east, the number of children in institutional care in Ukraine has increased.

Chrissie Gale - Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care1 Dec 2015

This study discusses a variance in results in eliminating use of large-scale residential institutions for children across the CEE/CIS region.  

Better Care Network2 Oct 2015

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Laurie Ahern - Huffington Post Blog2 Jun 2015

In her article for Huffington Post’s “The Blog,” Laurie Ahern, President of Disability Rights International, writes about the increased risk of child trafficking experienced by children, particularly those with disabilities, in Ukraine’s orphanages.

Eric Mathews, Eric Rosenthal, Laurie Ahern, Halyna Kurylo - Disability Rights International 16 Apr 2015

This report is a product of a three-year investigation by Disability Rights International (DRI) into the abuses experienced by children - both with and without disabilities - in large-scale institutions, psychiatric facilities, and boarding schools in Ukraine, of whom there are nearly 100,000, according to the report.

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