In Ukraine there are more than eight million children, of whom 98 000 - orphans and those deprived of parental care.This was stated by the board co-chair of the All-Ukrainian public organization "The Child Protective Services" Ludmila Wolyniec.
"If in the western regions of the orphans of 0.5% of the total number of children in the east - 1.8-2%. The champion in this sad statistics is the Mykolaiv region - 2.2%. This is 4.5 thousand children," - noted Wolyniec, quoted by the weekly ZN.UA .
"High levels of mortality workforce and crime in the region, as well as other social factors lead to adult society orphan children," - she explained.
Also, there is an unfortunate situation in Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk regions.With virtually no orphans in Ternopil, Chernivtsi and Lviv regions.
Most adoptions occur in Kiev and Sevastopol, and also in the Donetsk, Lviv and Kherson regions.