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Moldovan ‘orphans’ return home

by a staff reporter

TWO-THIRDS of children in state-run orphanages in Moldova have now been found homes. Most have returned to their families, who are given additional support to look after them under attempts by the government to improve its social-care system.

Seven years ago, more than 12,000 children were in state-run orphanages and boarding schools in Moldova, which is the poorest country in Europe. But Moldova has been closing these after signing an association agreement with the EU. This ...

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