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Russian child rights ombudsman says 12% of minor convicts are orphans

17:35 19/06/2019

MOSCOW, June 19 (RAPSI) – In 2018, 12% of minor convicts held in young offender colonies were orphans, Russia’s child rights ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova said on Wednesday.

Thus, 1,310 minor served punishment in juvenile correctional facilities; 162 of them were orphaned children, who lost parental care, she said during a meeting concerning realization of initiatives aimed to improve post- residential care facility support of orphans.

Kuznetsova added that her office has no statistics on orphaned inmates above 18 years old.

 

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Russian child rights ombudsman says 12% of minor convicts are orphans

17:35 19/06/2019 In 2018, 12% of minor convicts held in young offender colonies were orphans, Russia’s child rights ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova said on Wednesday.
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