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

We were born to learn, but remain ignorant

Ever heard of that saying that we were not born with ignorance, but we were taught to be ignorant? That saying kind of shows ignorance in its own, as it misses the point completely. The reality is that we were not born with the understanding of everything, meaning that we were actually born ignorant. Just … Continue reading We were born to learn, but remain ignorant