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Children at Risk in Central and Eastern Europe

Perils and Promises
Children at Risk in Central and Eastern Europe: Perils and Promises

 

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Publication date: 4

Publication series:
Regional Monitoring Report

No. of pages: 180

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Abstract

This Report looks at the changes in risks facing the 100 million children in the 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. Eight types of risk are considered in turn: poverty; war and dislocation; environmental degradation; health and health service deterioration; changes in family formation including rising family-breakdown rates; falling access to education and rising truancy; youth lifestyle and health including an increase in drug abuse and the occurrence of sexually transmitted diseases; juvenile crime. The Report also indicates that institutional care, fostering and adoption remain in need of sweeping reform, examines the failure of substitute care and emphasizes the preventive role of family support policies.
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