The problem of children without parental care in Russia and Ukraine

When you hear Ukraine and Russia in 1 sentence, it is most often about the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine and how about either Ukraine or Russia is bad. While this happens, there are very few who dare to notice the impact this conflict has on both sides children, and more to the point, the … Continue reading The problem of children without parental care in Russia and Ukraine

If it only was about the actual care of children without parental care…

For a long time I have been fighting for valid campaigns in support of children without parental care, and sadly, these days the campaigns are still lacking. This is, however, not because campaigns in itself lack, but much rather because of incorrect facts, an example of how this is the case can be read on … Continue reading If it only was about the actual care of children without parental care…

A closer look: deinstitutionalisation of child care systems

When we look at campaigns like the ones of Lumos, Disability Rights International, Family For Every Child, and even my beloved ChildFund, you would suppose that institutions are basically places that shouldn't exist at all, however, a question you may wish to have answered is how true this actually is. Orphans, children who lost both … Continue reading A closer look: deinstitutionalisation of child care systems

Translated lyrics: Ани Лорак – Снится сон

Foreword There is a huge love of me to music, and I quite often share my likes through my social media accounts, which once in a while means I get asked what certain lyrics mean. Sometimes, however, I just want there to be a translation available myself, which is the case with this song. That … Continue reading Translated lyrics: Ани Лорак – Снится сон

"What we don’t see, we don’t know"

Update January 2018: Article improved with help of a friend native to the English language. Update: As my English has improved, so did I notice that what I wrote here was wrong in terminology. The too often clarified misuse of the term "orphan". I have tried to improve this, but this has taken away some of … Continue reading "What we don’t see, we don’t know"