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Orphans Matter

For about a year already, I’m actively fighting anti-institutionalization campaigns who incorrectly use the word “orphanage” instead of “children’s home”. I’m happy that more and more campaigns, charities, and foundations are opening their eyes, and are attempting to use it correctly. This includes the Lumos Foundation, which I have criticized harshly through time, primarily as their spokesperson and founder Joanne Rowling has shown a massive amount of ignorance through time. Hence I would like to thank Lumos specifically for attempting to use it more correctly, with the added comment that

Foreword This translation was previously shared through YouTube, which will be unavailable as of the 15th of June. It saddens me that I will be taking/have taken it offline after a fight regarding copyright with Yoola Media. The song is meaningful to me because of my own past. It has been one of the very few moments I had to ask help to make a complete correct translation possible. As with any translation that is published here at my blog and at my YouTube, it is my intention to bring

Institutionalised children, orphanages, children’s homes… It remains a subject with a lot of stigma. However, at Russia, one foundation once started a change, the Change One Life foundation. Unlike the many other charities and foundations supporting institutionalised children, they don’t just speak, but make true change. Yet, this foundation has not stayed only at Russia, and a localised charity with the same name exists nowadays at Ukraine, with the exact same goals and methods. Their approach is by raising true awareness for all institutionalised children at both Russia and Ukraine,

There are many problems around the world, yet, most of them are unnoticed, as how could they even happen at your own country? Important fact to note, is that almost every situation except for war and conflict, can happen at every country around the world, but in fact, also do happen everywhere. While trying to get people to notice, my blog and my Twitter account will be about sharing 1 message this month, January of 2017, which is that a broken system equals a broken society. However, it will specifically focus

Ever heard of the term “Double Orphan”? Sounds weird, doesn’t it? Actually, this is the valid term for children who have lost both of their parents, no matter which way, so including through disappearance of parents, and abandonment. Still, it ain’t that weird that you might not have heard about it. Most use the term Orphan already incorrectly… While the term “Double Orphan” leads back to the United Nations, just like “Maternal Orphan” and “Paternal Orphan”, which are when only 1 parent is lost. The term “Orphan” is in dictionaries

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