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

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