A regular meeting of the Coordinating Headquarters for the Protection of Children’s Rights under Martial Law was held

Опубліковано 12 September 2023 року, о 11:49

The participants discussed the protection of the rights of children from boarding schools who were displaced from the danger zones.


The example of the Druzhkivka orphanage in the Donetsk region was under consideration.  Some children were transferred to the Magalsk orphanage in the Chernivtsi region.


Members of the Coordinating Center suggested that a pilot project to accommodate children with complicated illnesses in family-type orphanages or tiny group homes should be explored.


Participants at the meeting concluded that the regulatory framework governing the activities of residential care facilities also needs to change.


The head of the Ministry of Reintegration instructed to study the possibility of changing the standard number of employees of residential institutions, the duration of their working hours, and payment conditions.


In addition, it was suggested that joint monitoring visits be conducted to the institutions currently most in need of assistance.


The official stressed that the state now faces the task of supporting such institutions with joint efforts and international assistance. This was especially true during the war when many orphanages were evacuated from dangerous areas.