Residents of Donetsk People’s Republic adopted 67 orphans since July 2015, the press center of the State Office on Family and Children Affairs informed Donetsk News Agency on September 7th. 38 orphans were adopted since the beginning of 2016.
The Head of the State Office on Family and Children Affairs Svetlana Mayboroda had earlier said that over 3000 orphans live in Donetsk People’s Republic. Most of them are living under guardianship and custody in the families.
The State Office on Family and Children was established by the decision of the Head of Donetsk People’s Republic on December 9th, 2014. The Office is responsible for the implementation of the public policy concerning the family and children rights, protection of the rights, freedoms and legal interests of children, social support of children, motherhood, and childhood. The first adoption in the history of Donetsk People’s Republic is dated July 19th, 2015.
Source: Donetsk News Agency