Key recommendations
to uphold the rights of Ukrainian children deprived of family care

Scenes from the border between Romania and Ukraine during the crisis. A child is being held by a man in a high visibility vest while it snows.

Publication details

Author(s): Hope and Homes for Children, Maestral, Missing Children Europe, Defence for Children, Better Care Network, Catholic Relief Services, Changing the Way We Care, Lumos, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages, Family for Every Child, Plan international, International Child Development Initiatives, Child Rights Connect, Railway Children, Children of Prisoners Europe, CELSIS, Child Identity Protection
Date: 15 March 2022

A key concern relating to the war in Ukraine is the delay in establishing centralised, cross-country information management system to keep track of the nearly 100.000 children from Ukrainian institutions.

Here, along with our partners, we call for robust child protection mechanisms to uphold the rights of Ukrainian children deprived of family care.