Russian child rights commissioner strives for reforming orphanage system
MOSCOW, May 31 (RAPSI) - The system of orphan homes in Russia needs to be reformed, children’s rights commissioner Anna Kuznetsova has said during her meeting with President Vladimir Putin.
Kuznetsova has asked the President to instruct the government to reform orphanage in Russia. There are over 100 orphan homes with 13,000 children living there, the rights commissioner added.
The ombudsman’s office is currently inspecting children’s residential facilities. Lots of violations have been already detected, Kuznetsova has noted.
According to Kuznetsova, the revealed violations include infringement of property rights, rights to medical care and many others.