Number of children adopted from out-of-family care (foster families, guardianship and social care institutions)
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The purpose for adoption is to create conditions for upbringing in a family to children left without parental care, and to provide them with a stable and harmonious life environment. A child can be adopted, if there is a reason to assume that after adoption close parental relations will develop between the parents and the child.
Care, which is ensured with a guardian, foster family, child care institution for orphans and children who have been left without parental care.