Child care system reforms in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia: Why there is a need to focus on children below three years

Jean-Claude Legrand
UNICEF is supporting governments in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia to develop national child protection systems that effectively prevent and respond to violence, family separation and detention, including among most vulnerable groups. In particular, UNICEF supports child care reforms aiming at enforcing the right of children to live in a family environment. Ten years of complex reforms in the social sector were not translated into results for children as the rate of children placed
more » ... in formal care has not declined during the last decade. In order to share a
doi:10.21427/d7wm74 fatcat:mhmjf6c6p5ek3nu4wpwklqnsve