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Children at Risk in Romania

Problems old and new
Children at Risk in Romania:  Problems old and new

Author(s)

Catalin Zamfir; Elena Zamfir

 

Publication date: 56

Publication series:
Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series

No. of pages: 56

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Abstract

This paper has three parts. The first examines the problems of Romanian children at risk in their natural families; the second analyses the conditions of abandoned children, children in institutions and other children in special circumstances of risk; and the third offers a summary of the present policy environment. Since many of the features of the situation of children today and of current child-protection policies are the product of a historical process, the paper also details the evolution under the former socialist government administrations of the approach towards children and towards social protection.
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