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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ISPCAN2 Sep 2018

The theme of this year's ISPCAN Congress, to be held in Prague, Czech Republic 2-5 September 2018, is "Child Protection in the Changing World."

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children14 Feb 2018

Prepared for the Agenda 2030 for Children: End Violence Solutions Summit, held in Stockholm, Sweden, on 14-15 February 2018, this report tracks progress towards prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment of children in Pathfinding countries. 

Victor Cebotari, Melissa Siegel, Valentina Mazzucato - Comparative Migration Studies8 Feb 2018

his study uses nationally representative data collected in 2011–2012 in Moldova (N = 1601) and Georgia (N = 1193) to investigate how children’s health associates with five transnational characteristics: migrant and return-migrant household types, parental migration and parental divorce, maternal and/or paternal migration and caregiver’s identity, the duration of migration, and remittances.

Opening Doors for Europe's Children1 Feb 2018

The 2017 country factsheets provide an update on the status of child protection and care reforms from 16 European countries that are the focus of Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign in Phase II. 

Kathryn L. Humphreys, Devi Miron, Katie A. McLaughlin, Margaret A. Sheridan, Charles A. Nelson, Nathan A. Fox, Charles H. Zeanah - The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry1 Feb 2018

The Bucharest Early Intervention Project sought to examine the effects of foster care as an alternative to institutional care for abandoned infants in Romanian institutions.

UNICEF7 Jan 2018

UNICEF is seeking an Emergency Specialist in Child Protection in Ukraine. 

Kerry Alexandra - TRT World3 Jan 2018

This video from TRT World describes the deinstitutionalization process underway in Romania, including the efforts of the Robin Hood Centre and Hope and Homes for Children to transition to family-based care models in the country.

Alison Mutler, Gillian Wong, David Crary - Associated Press19 Dec 2017

This article from the Associated Press highlights efforts made in several countries and regions around the world to reintegrate children out of institutions and into families.

Jana Hainsworth - Euractiv18 Dec 2017

This opinion piece by Jana Hainsworth, secretary general of Eurochild and director of the Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign, calls on Romania to "use its presidency of the EU Council to champion the move from old-style care institutions to community-based child care and show other EU member states it can be done."

Nathan A. Fox, Charles A. Nelson III, Charles H. Zeanah - Psychodynamic Psychiatry15 Dec 2017

The Bucharest Early Intervention Project (BEIP), a randomized controlled trial of foster/family care for young children with a history of institutionalization has provided the context to assess these relationships. This article reviews data from the BEIP with specific focus on attachment.