Pathways to better protection

Taking stock of the situation of children in alternative care in Europe and Central Asia

Children in alternative care
UNICEFKazakhstan/2023/GalinaSorokina

Highlights

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the situation of children in alternative care and in adoption in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) based on available data from TransMonEE, as well as other sources such as MICS, DataCare and the Conference of European Statisticians (CES). It marks the first analysis of data on children in alternative care by the UNICEF ECA Regional Office since the publication of the ‘At home or in a home’ report in 2010, highlighting the developments and challenges in collecting and reporting data on children in alternative care and adoption and summarises recommendations derived from recent data review initiatives.

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UNICEF
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English

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