Number of appeals to Russian child rights ombudsman rises by 40%
MOSCOW, May 28 (RAPSI) – The number of petitions filed with the office of Russia’s child rights commissioner has increased by 40% over the past year, ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova has said during XV All-Russian Conference of Children’s Rights Commissioners.
Kuznetsova has made a point of applications connected with child-rearing at educational institutions. According to Russia’s child rights commissioner, the number of such appeals has doubled within the past year.
Dynamics and nature of petitions allow to reveal problem issues and detect alarming trends in time, she said.
XV All-Russian Conference of Children’s Rights Commissioners takes place in Moscow on May 28 and 29. The event brought together regional children’s ombudsmen, members of Russian parliament and ministries, family experts and specialists and representatives of social organizations from all over the country to discuss vital tasks of developing state policy in the field of protection of minors.