In Bulgaria, Romani children account for around 50% of the children in the State-run children’s homes and about 33% of the children in State-run homes for children with intellectual disabilities. In the Czech Republic, around 40% of the children in a sample of 17 children’s homes visited by the ERRC in 5 regions were Romani. During research in 5 counties in Hungary, Romani children were found to represent 65% of the children in State care. The General Directorate for Social Assistance and Child Protection in Romania reported that Romani children constitute up to 80% of the population in children’s homes in some regions. In Slovakia social workers and child protection officials report that Romani children compose at least 70% of the children in institutional care.
- Life Sentence: Romani Children in Institutional Care
- Life Sentence: Romani Children in State Care in the Czech Republic
- Doživotní trest: Romské děti v ústavní péči v České republice
- Life Sentence: Romani Children in State Care in Hungary
- Életfogytiglan: Roma gyermekek a magyar gyermekvédelmi rendszerben
- Life Sentence: Romani Children in State Care in Romania
- Condamnaţi pe viaţă: Copiii romi din România aflaţi în grija statului