Ukraine activists concerned over child abuse

17 Jun 2013

‘Press TV’ reports that human rights activists say the beating and torture of children is continuing in the Ukraine despite the new Criminal Code and the UN CRC, which was adopted by the government last year. The inhumane and degrading treatment of children is endemic in many countries. But the situation in the Ukraine is worse, as the lack of data makes the magnitude of the problem difficult to ascertain. The issue emerged following the Kharkiv Human Rights protection group had been analyzing the work of detention centers and social rehabilitation facilities where the most ill-treatment cases were witnessed.

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