Links & Statistics
- Over 100,000 children are taken from their parents every year.
- Over 3000 children die as a direct result of their parents each year.
- There are an estimated one million orphans in government care. Between 80-95% of these children are ‘social orphans’, meaning that their parents are alive, but are unfit to care for them.
- Around two million teenagers are illiterate.
- Over 90% of children start drinking alcoholic beverages before the age of 15.
- Estimated re-offending rates amongst juvenile delinquents in the Perm Region range from 70 to 90%.
- The overwhelming majority will end up back in prison within a year, and a worryingly high number within a month.
Some interesting links: