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#BOURE2020: Has deinstitutionalization improved the situation of children in Bulgaria?

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UNICEF Bulgaria Country Office
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2020
January 21, 2021
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Has deinstitutionalization improved the situation of children in Bulgaria? Proposing alternative approaches to long-standing historical practices can influence responses and have a profound effect on children’s rights. In Bulgaria, which has significant rates of institutionalized children, an evaluation of a more family-centric approach to childcare allowed the Government to reverse the practice of institutionalizing children and to scale up alternative care approaches, helping restore children’s right to family relations.

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